About Us

Building the diverse and inclusive tech sector of tomorrow

Our Story, Our Mission

Who we are

Apps for Good is an independent charity. Since 2010 we’ve worked with teachers to unlock the potential of over 200,000 students around the UK, and beyond, with our free technology courses.

Our courses encourage students to think about the world around them and solve the problems that they find by creating apps and products with machine learning and IoT.

We partner with large organisations to enhance the learning experience, provide opportunities for students and funding in order to remain free and accessible to as many young people as possible. We believe that this collaboration is essential to bridge education and industry.

Why we exist

Too many young people don’t have access to the skills they need to succeed in life. We support and empower educators to teach students everything they need to create a brighter future for themselves and for their community.

The tech sector is not inclusive enough, we want to ensure that the industry is open to everyone making sure it works to solve society’s biggest problems.

We are transforming computing education with our four core pillars.

AFG four pillars

Our Team

Our team is our main strength. We are supportive, collaborative, inclusive and thoughtful. We work alongside our educators and our partners to develop our courses to create the best outcomes for young people.

Nat PLaceholder

Natalie Moore

COO
Person - Freddie Norton

Freddie Norton

Head of Education & Engagement
Heather headshot

Heather Picov

CEO
Verity Headshot

Verity Williams

Head of Finance & Operations
Amy Headshot

Amy Thomas

Finance & Operations Assistant
Matt Guy headshot

Matt Guy

Head of Fundraising & Partnerships
Lamar Headshot

Lamar Jn-Marie

Education & Youth Support Assistant (Internship)
Georgie Cella Headshot

Georgie Cella

Fundraising & Partnerships Manager
Jodie Headshot

Jodie Campbell

Education Community Manager

Work with us

If you have an interest in education and helping to inspire the next generation of digital entrepreneurs, you might be interested in working with us! See below for current opportunities to join the Apps for Good team:

Learning Manager

Our Trustees and Council Members

Our board of Trustees and Council Members play a crucial role in the governance of Apps for Good, as well as bringing a wealth of expertise to support us in an advisory capacity.

1563982562421

Iris Lapinski

Chair

Founder, Apps for Good
1516213558793

Andrea Sinclair

Trustee

Angel Investor
hannon 1

Valerie Hannon

Trustee

Board Director, The Innovation Unit
1516160460803

Gi Fernando

Council Member

Engineer, Investor, Entrepreneur
1516956279650

Reinhard Gorenflos

Council Member

Founder & CEO, Tuares Shiftung
1550250492868

Jim Knight

Council Member

Director, SUKLAA LIMITED
1517561498932

Mohima Ahmed

Council Member

Product Manager, Jigsaw XYZ
1595701854082

Petros Demitriades

Council Member

Tech Entrepreneur and Executive
1516522771310

Charles Leadbeater

Council Member

Author and Advisor
1561486437849

Guilherme Collares Pereira

Council Member

International Relations Director, EDP Renewables
1516325730710

Jamie Brooker

Council Member

Co-Founder, Kahoot!

Our Youth Advisory Board

Our Youth Advisory Board is made up of six former Apps for Good students who are providing input and feedback on our strategy and course content, ensuring young people are at the core of what we do.

Ellora James

Ellora James

Ethical Hacking University Student
Rebecca Jilks

Rebecca Jilks

Part 1 Architectural Assistant, del Renzio & del Renzio
Habibah Miah

Habibah Miah

Medical University Student
Ben Jilks

Ben Jilks

Computer Science University Student
Katie Griffiths

Katie Griffiths

Technology Analyst, Barclays
Adam Lee

Adam Lee

Hospitality