Tim has led development teams for a range of e-commerce sites over more than 10 years in the web development industry. Since 2000, Tim has worked with and managed companies specialising in providing dedicated support to small and medium size businesses, and campaigning and not-for-profit organisations.
Tim has a BSc in Management and Administration from Aston University, and previously worked for the Liberal Democrats as a Membership Manager, where he set up their phone fundraising operation in the late 1990s.
Tim is a former Kent County Councillor for Folkestone West division and is currently a Parish Councillor for Sandgate Village.
Matt is an experienced web application developer and technical manager, whose previous jobs include leading development teams producing enterprise web sites for clients including Sainsbury’s, Dolland and Aitchison, and Abbey National.
As Secretary of the PHP London web developer user group from 2007 until June 2010, he organised rooms, activities, and speakers for meetings. During this time the number of active members increased four-fold. He managed many aspects of the UK’s largest PHP conference at Kensington Olympia in 2009 and the Business Design Centre, Islington in 2010, raising over £40,000 from sponsors including Microsoft, Facebook, PayPal, Sun Microsystems, and Adobe.
Gary has been building websites since 1998, and joined the team at Prater Raines in 2012. Prior to joining the team, Gary taught Numeracy, Literacy, and ICT at an FE College in Kent.
Gary has a BSc in Psychology from the University of Essex, as well as a Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector and a Numeracy Subject Specialist Qualification from Canterbury Christ Church University. He is currently working towards Zend PHP Certification.