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Hugo Spalding

Managing Director

Hugo Spalding

Managing Director

I founded Gather over 15 years ago after an early career in data, derived from automotive finance online infrastructure hosting. My priorities in life are family, fitness and work – in that order.

Carlie Hoare

Client Services Director

Carlie Hoare

Client Services Director

I joined the Gather team in 2019 with 10 years of experience in the Information Technology & Services industry, specialising in client and data management. I also have over 3 year of experience in the Digital Marketing industry, specialising in Affiliate Marketing and Attribution. When I’m not at work I like to play netball, go for country walks and sample fine foods.

Chris Smith

Software Delivery Manager

Chris Smith

Software Delivery Manager

I joined Gather with 5 years’ experience in software development, specialising in software testing.

I'm now responsible for the project roadmap for new & existing clients, liaising with them to write specifications and delivering what they require.

I also run our in-house testing team which strives to maintain quality throughout Gather’s products.

Louise Laurence

Office Manager

Louise Laurence

Office Manager

I joined Gather in 2018 as the Finance Administrator. I have since taken on office management and HR. Perfect for me as I love working in a varied role and the team keeps me on my toes. My spare time is spent with my family, attempting to bake vegan cakes (no mean feat), playing board games, and occasional tennis when the weather allows.

Brian Leddy

Client Services Manager

Brian Leddy

Client Services Manager

I’ve worked in data services for over 7 years, joining Gather in 2017. Outside work I pretend to be a wizard and hit people in the forest with toy swords.

Lateef Amodu

Data Services Analyst

Lateef Amodu

Data Services Analyst

I joined Gather in 2019 with a background in computer science, information systems and data management. I’m enthused about working in the Data Services team where I can provide data quality improvements and actionable insights for the company’s clients. Outside of work I enjoying running and reading.

Frankie Mellor

Client Services Administrator

Frankie Mellor

Client Services Administrator

I joined the team at the start of 2018 with 2+ years of experience working within an administration role. When I’m not at work, I like to spend time supporting Chelsea F.C. through the good times and few bad, and will rarely be found without a packet of a crisps in my hand.

Reece Thompson

Software Test Engineer

Reece Thompson

Software Test Engineer

joined Gather in 2015 after 8 years working in retail and studying Computer Science (Games) at Brighton University. My job is to test our products to ensure they are to the standards expected by our clients (and the high standard we expect). I like drinking coffee, playing video games and constructively breaking things.

Vinny Locke

Junior Test Engineer

Vinny Locke

Junior Test Engineer

I joined Gather in 2018 with a degree in Computer Science at the University of Brighton. Out of the office you'll catch me enjoying craft beer, eating good food and watching football

Simon Robertson

Senior Developer

Simon Robertson

Senior Developer

I joined the team in 2018 with 15 years of experience in the web development industry specialising in client-side programming, and 5 years in the video game development industry specialising in music and sound design.

When I’m not at work I like to spend time with my family, play and create computer games, and sleep.

Darren Arbon

Junior Developer

Darren Arbon

Junior Developer

I joined Gather in 2018 as a Junior Developer with a year’s previous web development experience. When not at work I love spending time with the family, watching my two little ones grow and learn.

Olivia Collins

Marketing Manager

Olivia Collins

Marketing Manager

I joined Gather with over 5 year’s cross-channel marketing experience gained in agencies and in-house across a diverse range of industries including B2B, tech, ecommerce and retail. I enjoy cutting through complex messaging to create simple propositions everyone can understand and working across online and offline channels.

Outside of work, I enjoy painting, swimming in the sea and horse riding across the South Downs.

Eddy Parker-Bray

Marketing Assistant

Eddy Parker-Bray

Marketing Assistant

I joined Gather right after graduating from university, where I first discovered my talent for PR & Marketing. Whilst working here as a marketing assistant I have really been able to hone my craft for writing and develop an understanding for audiences and research techniques.

When not in work I am either looking after my fitness or producing music for a bit of fun.