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Meet the presenters

  • Tech For All: our online accessibility conference
    Adam Tweed – Service Development Manager at AbilityNet  

    Adam is developing AbilityNet’s services to support universities and colleges. He also worked on My Study My Way platform, and the ever-popular tech-demo days.

  • Tech For All: our online accessibility conference
  • Andrew Mallinson, presenter for Tech for All: our online accessibility conference
    Andrew Mallison  

    Andrew Mallinson is an artist and writer based in London and co-founder of Feminist Internet, an organisation working to tackle internet inequalities. Their writing has been published by Pilot Press as part of the ‘Queer Anthology’ series and they have exhibited work with The Photographers Gallery, Furtherfield, Five Years Gallery and IAM Weekend in Barcelona.

  • Tech For All: our online accessibility conference
    Andy Ronksley  

    Andy specialises in the design and delivery of digital accessibility for web, iOS and Android. He also runs the London Accessibility community that brings people together to share expertise.

  • Tech For All: our online accessibility conference
    Annabel Crowley  

    Annabel is an artist, educator and researcher. She specialises in dialogic practice, accessibility and challenging hierarchies of knowledge.

  • Tech For All: our online accessibility conference
    Bruno Maag  

    Bruno founded Dalton Maag, a typeface design studio. He researches the science of reading. Bruno lectures on type and emotion, dyslexia and other reading disabilities.

  • Tech For All: our online accessibility conference
    Dan Wilson  

    Training & Development Manager - Barry Bennett Ltd.

  • Hector Minto, Microsoft, presenter for Tech For All: our online accessibility conference
    Hector Minto, Senior Technology Evangelist, Microsoft  

    Hector works with maximising the effectiveness of assistive technology. He also worked with UK government focus groups and delves into the role of assistive technology in society.

  • Tech For All: our online accessibility conference
    Jamie Sanchez Hearn  

    Jamie is a graphic designer and lecturer. He has worked for creative agencies such as Pentagram, Johnson Banks, Paper Dog and others. He has also taught at Central Saint Martins for over 9 years.

  • Tech For All: our online accessibility conference
    Jhinuk Sarkar  

    Jhinuk is an Illustrator and associate lecturer at UAL. She is teaches on the BA Illustration course at Camberwell and on the 'Inclusive teaching & learning' unit of UAL's PG Cert course.

  • Tech For All: our online accessibility conference
    John Bath  

    John is a Project Manager at UAL, working within the IT Services Independent Projects Team. He also worked in the Airline Industry and delivered a number of large-scale infrastructure projects, including the IT fit out for Terminal 5.

  • Tech For All: our online accessibility conference
    D&A presenter: Jonathan Middleton  

    Jonathan is an assistive technology trainer and wellbeing mentor.  He is a key part of D&A’s Crisis team – supporting learners who are currently homeless with using technology for literacy and personal organisation.

  • Tech For All: our online accessibility conference
    Lee Lewis  

    Lee is the Senior Digital Learning Coordinator for the London College of Communication. His research focuses on inclusive pedagogies, instructional design, assessment for learning, and accessibility.

  • Lot Ophir, presenter for Tech For All: our online accessibility conference.
    Lot Ophir  

    Lot Ophir is a digital media developer. He has been diagnosed with Ushers Syndrome and Dyslexia. He is passionate about how digital technology can be used to enhance accessibility. Currently he is working on launching an R&D studio focusing on accessibility technology and content.

  • Tech For All: our online accessibility conference
    Matt Heselden  

    Matt is a Digital Accessibility Manager at UAL. As a Digital Content Manager for the Online Estate Services Programme, he delivered UAL’s first ever digital content strategy. He has also worked in TV broadcast and production, as well as the NHS.

  • Tech For All: our online accessibility conference
    Matt Woods  

    Matt is the Digital Development Manager at UAL. He looks after the development team and several projects and systems including the UAL website, Graduate Showcase, Portfolio, and others.

  • Naa Deede Mayne, presenter for Tech For All: accessibility conference
    Naa Deede Mayne  

    Naa delivers IT and strategic change management projects. She is part of the Programmes and Projects Team at UAL IT Services. She has also delivered Digital Transformation programme – Online Estate Services, and worked on the CRM Programme.

  • Tech For All: our online accessibility conference
    Orla Pearson  

    Orla has worked as a captioner and speech-to-text provider for over 25 years. As an Assistant Producer at the BBC she was part of the team the managed the move from 5% live subtitled programmes to 100%. Orla has also set up MyClearText Ltd that produces high-quality live real-time subtitles to large events and across internet platforms.

  • Pamm Mann, presenter: Tech for all
    Pam Mann  

    Pam is a Senior Business Analyst in Project and Programme within UAL IT Services. She has worked on a variety of projects from Access Control to HR systems. Pam has also developed the UAL business process modelling standard and recently moved into customer journey mapping.

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    Dr Peaks Krafft © David Fisher
    Dr Peaks Krafft  

    Dr Peaks Krafft is the leader of MA Internet Equalities at UAL’s Creative Computing Institute. They are a values-driven computer scientist, academic and community organiser. Their research focuses on social impacts of technology; personal and institutional accountability; anti-racism in organisations and conflicts of interest from tech funding.

  • Tech For All: our online accessibility conference
    Peter Beare  

    Peter is a Digital Learning Producer. He has supported staff development and university policy in digital accessibility. He is the co-author of “User Experience Design: A Practical Introduction” and “Motion Graphics: Principles and Practices from the Ground Up”.

  • Tech For All: our online accessibility conference
    Phil Bowers  

    Phil is an Assistive Technology Architect at Guide Dogs, he checks software and hardware to ensure it is usable by all before it is deployed in the organisation.

  • Tech For All: our online accessibility conference
  • Ricebox studio, presenter for Tech For All: our online accessibility conference
    Ricebox Studio  

    Fresh from the block, Ricebox Studio is an award-winning inclusive design practice founded by four designers from different Asian backgrounds - Safiya, Maria, Bristy and Anna. Our mission is to co-explore alongside the wider community how design and creative tech can be better used as a tool to realise our vision of positively changing the world, one grain of rice at a time!

  • Tech For All: our online accessibility conference
  • Tech For All: our online accessibility conference
    Sarah Mann - Head of Delivery and Accessibility at Hable   

    Sarah aims to change how people feel about technology. She makes sure it’s enjoyable, engaging, and effective. She leads on accessibility at Hable, placing it at the forefront of what they do.

  • Tech For All: our online accessibility conference
    Sean Phelps - Accessibility Consultant at Hable  

    Sean is as an accessibility consultant at Hable. He supports customers in creating an inclusive workplace where everyone can fully participate and contribute. 

  • Tim Blunt presenter for Tech For All: our online accessibility conference
    D&A presenter: Tim Blunt  

    Tim leads the way in holistic and bespoke assistive technology training. He trained as a counsellor, worked as a call-centre customer adviser, and captained his university Ultimate Frisbee team. Tim has experience in understanding and connecting with people from all walks of life.

  • Donovan Grant, presenter for Tech for All: online accessibility conference
    Donovan Grant  

    Donovan is a Business Analyst and Performance Coach at UAL. He plays a key role in ensuring digital solutions meet the needs of a diverse user group by taking a holistic perspective.