The team behind the Manchester Tech Academy are local entrepreneurs and businessmen who are passionate about the helping members of the community into stable, well-paying and in-demand employment.

Gigi Mechlowitz

Gigi is a local entrepreneur who has setup and built many businesses employing local people.  He has worked on many community projects over the years including the Manchester Eruv.

Tim Dempsey

Tim is a Venture Capitalist in technology and bio-sciences. He sits as a board observer to two venture backed healthcare companies and on advisory panels for GSK’s Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst and the University of Manchester Incubation Company.

Outside of work Tim is trustee of two charities and conductor of the Whitefield Shul choir. Tim holds a BA(Hons) in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the University of Manchester.

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Yossi Babad

Yossi is a highly-experienced software developer and technical architect with extensive experience delivering major IT projects across a range of industries covering the communications, oil, financial and transport sectors.

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David Levine

David Levine has spent the last few years working with automotive manufacturers and insurance companies in delivering leading-edge telematics solutions. He is now the CEO of his own company whilst working as a freelance consultant in automotive and insurance telematics.

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Stuart Kirby

Stuart Kirby has been teaching computing for nearly 10 years and in that time has been responsible for many innovations in the computing curriculum. His interests combine teaching, computing and law.

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The programmes is administed by Dovid Bookman.

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