Member directory

We are setting up a directory of consultants and commercial services, connecting those who have expertise with those who need additional input. ALT offers this as a service to our Members and any Member can add their details to the directory or access the director at no cost.

John Couperthwaite

Organisation: Learning Futures Consulting Ltd
Job Title: Online learning consultant

I am an education professional with over 20 years of working at a senior level in the higher education sector. My work has spanned public and private sector roles, representing companies across the EMEA region in global companies, and having active responsibilities in pre-sales and customer success teams. Learning Futures Consulting offers consultancy services to help individuals or teams build new, or enhance existing, online training courses. It also provides expert advice and sales advocacy for organisations aiming to introduce new products into the UK and EMEA region.

Specialisms: Video-based learning; active learning; learning analytics; learning communities; ePortfolios
Country: United Kingdom

Chris Evans

Organisation: University College London
Job Title: Senior Teaching Fellow in Interaction Design

I work in University College London's Interaction Centre (UCLIC). I teach Human-Computer Interaction. I am known for use of innovative learning technologies. I am a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. I was chair of the annual international conference eLearning 2.0 concerning technology-enhanced learning and social media.
Specialisms: technology-enhanced learning, educational technology, elearning, e-lectures, videos, interface design, interactivity,

Dave Foord

Organisation: A6 Training and Consultancy Ltd
Job Title: Educational Consultant & Trainer

I am an experienced practitioner in the area of online/blended learning having taught at HE and FE level and having worked in a senior manager role at University. I have been freelance since 2006, working with many clients nationally and internationally. I provide 3 main types of service to clients; Training, Consultancy and Content development, across the learning technology spectrum. In recent years most of my work has been around the effective use of VLEs (mainly Moodle or Totara) .

As well as working with FE and HE institutions, many of my recent projects have been with other organisations such as Governing Bodies for sport, Charities, Government Organisations, and Private sector organisations.
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Specialisms: VLE, Moodle, Totara, Blended, Learning, PowerPoint, Accessibility, Online, Assessment, Xerte
Country: United Kingdom

Regina Frank

Organisation: De Montfort University
Job Title: Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

I am Programme Lead for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at De Montfort University.
Specialisms: entrepreneurship, innovation; enterprise education; virtual synchronous teamwork; online student engagement

Sheila MacNeill

Organisation: How Sheila Sees IT
Job Title: Digital learning consultant, Chair of ALT

Sheila MacNeill is independent consultant, open educator, writer and artist specialising in all aspects of supporting digital learning and teaching primarily within the UK HE sector. Sheila has over 20 years experience within education working in a range of national and institutional roles covering curriculum design, assessment and feedback, learning analytics, developing digital capabilities, learning spaces and almost everything else in between. She is active on a range of social media and regularly blogs about her adventures and musing in and around the use of technology in education @
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Specialisms: CPD for online learning and teaching, digital education practices, digital capabilities development, strategic developments

Rachael Mfoafo

Organisation: University of Edinburgh
Job Title: Elearning Support Officer

Educational Design and Engagement
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Specialisms: MOOCs, Learning Technologies
Country: United Kingdom

Susi Miller

Organisation: eLaHub Ltd
Job Title: eLaHub Ltd

I provide consultancy and training services on eLearning accessibility. I specialise in helping people make eLearning content created using authoring tools accessible to the requirements of the Public Sector Bodies Accessibility Regulations.
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Specialisms: eLearning accessibility

Michael Porter

Organisation: Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Job Title: Senior Educational Technologies Support

Providing AV system design (Extron based with in house logic), maintenance and user support for our Health Academy - A "halfway house" facility for medical/nursing students from our feeder universities/colleges can attend lectures, skill workshops by visiting lecturers and our own staff and simulation training while on placement with us and current staff can be upskilled to Royal College accreditation.

We also provide expertise in Educational Technologies such as online teaching tools (Kahoot!, Socrative, Slido), hardware solutions (3D printing, testing with XR devices, simulation recording and in house developed tools) and especially during the COVID-19 crisis - online collaboration (Microsoft Teams), video conference codecs (Polycom, Lifesize) and room tools (Extron Teamwork) as well as the basic IT support surrounding this in collaboration with our IT Department.

Specialisms: Extron devices, Microsoft Teams, Slido, Qwizdom, PowerPoint

Jane Secker

Organisation: City, University of London
Job Title: Senior Lecturer in Educational Development

I run a training and research consultancy with a specialism in copyright and online learning, digital and information literacy and educational technologies.
Specialisms: copyright, online learning, digital literacy

Nick Skelton

Organisation: Nutgrove Ltd
Job Title: Digital Consultant

An independent digital consultant with over 20 years experience in HE. Nick's specialism is translating educational practices and working practices from in-person to online. He designs cultures and behaviours to help universities get the most from their technology.

Nick has led a Digital Workplace programme moving a large university to digital-first, paper-light ways of working and studying. He has produced reports on how universities can move learning online post Covid-19, both reactively and strategically.

Nick has a passion for building online social communities and has run large-scale quizzes and afterparties for organisations and events. He also makes cider and tweets about his growing orchard.
Specialisms: Building communities, Intranets, Microsoft Teams, Office 365, Google GSuite, social events,

John Traxler

Organisation: University of Wolverhampton
Job Title: Professor of Digital Learning

John Traxler is Professor of Digital Learning in the Institute of Education at the University of Wolverhampton. He is one of the pioneers of mobile learning, associated with mobile learning projects since 2001 when he was evaluator for m-learning, the first major EU project. He is a Founding Director of the International Association for Mobile Learning, responsible for the annual international mLearn research conference running since 2002. He is co-editor of the definitive, Mobile Learning: A Handbook for Educators and Trainers, and six others, plus many papers, articles and chapters on all aspects of learning with mobiles. He has supported and advised UNESCO, UNRWA, USAID and ITU, and worked on projects funded by DFID, LSC, JISC, British Council, EU, IDRC and DFID in the Middle East, Southern Africa, South America and South Asia.
Specialisms: research methods, mobile learning, digital learning, ICT4D, edtech

Scott Turner

Organisation: University of Northampton
Job Title: Principal Lecturer

Teaching modules in Artificial Intelligence, problems-solving and computer system for over 18 years. Developed a set of outreach activities that bring engineering, computing and waste management together around robot and robot-like activities. Leads the research group Science and Technology Research in Pedagogy (STRiPE), University of Northampton as well the postgraduate provision in the Department of Computing and Immersive Technologies.
Research interests include mobile robotics; problem-solving; computer-related pedagogy; Genetic Algorithms and Neural Network Applications; Signal Progressing.

Specialisms: computing pedagogy, mobile robotics, problem-solving, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Python, Java

Scott Wilson

Organisation: Cetis LLP
Job Title: Partner

Cetis provides consultancy services across the education sectors in a number of specialist areas. My particular domain is data and integration, and I support organisations as a data architect, data engineer and data visualisation specialist. I've worked with a number of universities in delivering data warehouses, dashboards and integration solutions in business intelligence, strategic planning, course analytics and learning analytics.

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Specialisms: Business Intelligence, Data Analytics, Data Science, Tableau, Alteryx, SQL, Python, Java