Our experts

Meet the team who helps to drive knowledge, research and thought leadership at QA, and our learning experts who help QA excel in training.

Practice directors Learning experts Our executive team

Practice Directors

Richard Beck

Director of Cyber Security

Pardeep (aka Paddy) Dhanda

Agile Practice Director

Dr Ian Clarkson

Project & Programme Management Practice Director

David Pool

Data, AI & ML Practice Director

Learning Experts

Andrew Larkin

Self-paced learning head of content

Ben Davies

QA Curriculum Manager and Information Technology Expert

Bret Appleby

IT Infrastructure & Networks: Principal Technical Learning Specialist

Bryan O'Connor

VMware, CompTIA & CCC: Principal Learning Technical Specialist

Carl Karshagen

PPM: Learning Programme Director

Daniel Ives

Cloud: Learning Consultant

David Bedford

Cloud & Virtualisation: Principal Technical Learning Specialist

David Tomlinson

PPM & Agile: Senior Learning Specialist

Ed Walters

Business Systems Development: Senior Consultant

Farish Kashefinejad

Full-Stack Development Content Creator

Gerry McCafferty

PPM: Learning Consultant

Guy Davis

Cyber Security: Principal Technical Learning Specialist

Guy Hummel

Azure & Google Cloud Content Lead

Jane Howell

Microsoft Dynamics 365: Principal Technology Learning Specialist

John Chell

Cloud Technology Assessment Manager

Justin Watkins

Cloud Computing & Virtualisation: Senior Technical Learning Specialist

Kofi Glover

Data, Analytics & AI: Principal Technical Learning Specialist

Lisa Delaney

Principal Learning Specialist (Risk)

Liz Robertson

Virtual Classroom: Principal Technical Learning Specialist

Logan Rakai

Lead Content - Labs

Luke Radford

Digital Transformation Consultant

Margaret Kennedy

PPM: Senior Learning Specialist

Mark Amory

Cyber Security: Training Delivery Manager

Namir Sabbagh

Testing: Principal Learning Specialist

Paul Thomas

Amazon Web Services: Principal Technical Learning Specialist

Paul Wigzel

Service Management: Learning Consultant

Phil Crayford

Microsoft Productivity: Principal Technologist

Richard Edgerton

Microsoft Business Applications: Principal Technical Learning Specialist

Richard O'Brien

Office Applications, Adobe: Principal Technical Learning Specialist

Rob Blincoe

Cloud & Virtualisation: Learning Consultant

Russell Stagg

Microsoft Azure: Principal Technical Learning Specialist

Sam Wright

Digital Marketing: Senior Technical Learning Specialist

Scott Hayes

Principal Technologist: Apple

Scott Stephenson

Network Infrastructure: Principal Technical Learning Specialist

Steve Rouse

Management, Leadership & Personal Effectiveness: Principle Learning Specialist

Stuart Scott

AWS Lead

Tahir Shafiq

Microsoft 365/Google Workspace: Principal Technical Learning Specialist

Terry Ellis

Senior Learning Specialist