Our Team

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Jan Matern, Director

Jan Matern is the Co-Founder and CEO of Emerge Venture Lab, which creates sector-specific acceleration programmes for startups that address social and environmental problems at a systems level. Emerge Education, helps grow outstanding edtech startups through a network of leading investors, industry-specific mentors and educational institutions.

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Jo CRUSE, ACTING MANAGING DIRECTOR

A social entrepreneur with significant experience in conceptualising and implementing strategic communications campaigns, stakeholder management and leading teams. Passionate about education and enabling young people to fulfill their highest potential, Jo has worked in a range of dynamic environments. 

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ED FIDOE, Director

Ed Fidoe is an education reformer and advisor, committed to transforming the UK education system through hands-on reform as well as advising the UK's leading educational institutions

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Vanessa Miner - Director

Vanessa Miner is a strategic development and marketing professional with considerable experience in education, media and communications industries.

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James O Shaughnessy - Director

A passionate advocate of the potential of character education, he created Floreat to bring the evidence and practice of character virtue development into UK state primary schools.