Our Team

Meet the team behind 01 Founders – the free coding school in London.

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Jackie Chapman

Chief Executive Officer

Jackie has over 25 years experience across private training and Further Education. She’s specialised in leading Apprenticeships and Employability Training operations.

Jackie is also the Managing Director for Capital City College Training Division.

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Hana Abdi

Head of Technology & Pedagogy

Award winning speaker who has been in tech for over 10 years. Founder of Hana Codes and the community Bridge The Gap In Tech. In 2021, Hana was featured in the book “The Voices In The Shadow,” showcasing and amplifying the voices of game-changing black women in tech.

Matt Harvey

Director of Business Development and Partnerships

Matt is a driven and focused entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in management, business engagement, education, professional development, and apprenticeships. He has worked in a number of senior positions for a wide range of corporate companies, and training institutions, including some of the most recognisable brands in the UK. With a unique talent to identify diverse business needs and challenges, Matt has a wealth of knowledge to implement solutions, supporting the growth of multiple enterprises and business leaders.

Godfrey Orlandi

Vocational Coach

Former 01Founders student, working with our new apprenticeship offer and also working with our current fellowship students. 

Salaheddine Hadj Said

Software Engineer

Salah has experience working as a software engineer for Spanish multinational Abengoa. And he is proficient in programming languages including Golang and JavaScript.


Stefan Cornea

Head of Operations

Former 01Founders Student, Award winning Student Learner. 


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Florence Ero

Finance Manager

CIMA qualified accountant. With over 15 years cross-industry finance experience, specialising in reporting and analysis.

Backers and Advisory

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Brent Hoberman


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Kesiah Valkin


Nicolas Sadirac

Nicolas Sadirec


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