delivering tailored learning solutions
SkillSet’s highly experienced team deliver quality through a passion for innovation. They always go the extra mile, mostly fuelled by copious amounts of tea. So, how do you take yours?
Jemma has worked with us for 14 years and headed up SkillSet for the last 4 years. Jemma describes the best part of her job as managing her talented team of consultants and helping them deliver for our clients. Outside of work, Jemma is a big sports fan and can often be found taking her young family to cricket matches. She takes her tea 'Skimmed Alive' - yes, really!
Tim has worked with the company since 2006. Tim says the best part of his job is when he sees something that we’ve done and it’s out there being used. Outside of work, Tim enjoys reading and walking his "scruffy hound". Tim's secret skill is killer sudokus and he's a 'Towie Tan' on the tea scale.
Paul has worked with us since 2004. Paul describes the best part of his job as seeing how our team innovate and use technology to meet the requirements of the, often challenging customer requirements we are presented with. Outside of work, Paul is involved with his local cricket club and enjoys watching his two boys play. Paul is a 'Caramelised Parsnip' on the tea scale.
Manoj joined SkillSet in 2005 and describes the best part of his job as finding out that the work we have done has improved or made an individual’s job easier and more enjoyable. Manoj is a family man, always available to help with homework, apart from when Liverpool FC are playing! A great listener, Manoj is always there to talk to about anything (especially over a cuppa) and he is a 'Caramelised Parsnip' on the tea scale.
Vesna has worked at SkillSet for 13 years. She enjoys being creative and working on challenging projects; her work has allowed her to gain experience across a broad range of activities. Outside of work, Vesna is a keen musician and plays the violin, piano, drums and bass guitar! Vesna likes her tea as a 'French Mole' on the scale - no milk or sugar.
Martin is one of our leading Moodle experts and has worked with us for the last 12 years. He says the best part of his job is seeing large projects through to the end and having the satisfaction of completing something that at first seemed like a huge challenge. Outside of work, Martin is an avid photographer. He likes an 'Action Man' tea.
Adam has worked at SkillSet since September 2019. He describes the best part of his job being a variety of projects: developing online training content on variety of subjects, from soldering to farming! Outside of work, Adam enjoys walks with his labradoodle and go-karting! He takes his tea at an 'Iron Brew' on the tea scale.
Natasha has been part of the SkillSet team since 2021. She makes a mean spreadsheet and enjoys that the variety that her work brings. Natasha's favourite things outside of work are her puppies, Gus and Dottie, and she can often be found wasting the day with puppy cuddles! She is a 'Whippet's Paw' on the tea scale.
Dan has been working on SkillSet's Moodle projects for a year now. Dan’s background is in the education sector where he wore many hats, including systems development and integration, reporting, data warehousing, and even a short stint of teaching. Outside of work, Dan enjoys painting miniatures and model kits. He also likes a 'French Mole' tea.
Ian has worked for SkillSet for two years now. He says seeing code he’s written come to life is one of his favourite things. Outside of work, Ian is an avid football fan and supports Manchester United. Ian's special skill is fixing things and he likes to take apart and rebuild old laptops. He also likes an 'Action Man' tea.
Kiru has worked for SkillSet since 2020. She is responsible for testing the high quality of our customer work, and describes achieving customer satisfaction as the best part of her job. Outside of work, Kiru enjoys Zumba and yoga classes. Kiru prefers coffee over tea - well, there had to be one didn't there!
Rajas is the newest member of the SkillSet team and is looking forward to getting stuck into new Moodle projects. He is also doing his master's in advanced computer science at Cardiff University. Outside of work Rajas is passionate about rock n' roll music and loves playing guitar, bass, and drums. He's a 'Towie Tan' on the tea scale.
Laura has been part of our support team for 13 years, keeping the wheels turning and looking after everyone, often knowing what they need even before they do! Laura enjoys the variety and challenges she encounters every day at work. Outside of work, she enjoys watching her son play football and walking her dog. Her secret skill is playing the piano and she is a 'Whippet's Paw' on the tea scale.
Coleen has been part of our support team for 6 years and she says she enjoys her job most when she's being creative and discovering new tools and skills to achieve the task at hand. Outside of work, Coleen is usually wrangling with her toddler and she has a passion for baking. She likes her tea as a 'Caramelised Parsnip' on the tea scale, and a chocolate biscuit too!
SkillSet’s sister company, Polar Moment, delivers software development and consultancy projects for a range of domestic and international clients. Headed up by Paul Deed, our software development team has been responsible for a number of high-profile projects. They offer unrivalled quality and experience in operating live, business-critical systems and implementing payment solutions. These technical capabilities support and enhance SkillSet’s wealth of experience in hosting platforms.