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OUR TEAM

The team helping you uncover your city

Tom Charman

Tom Charman

Co-Founder and CEO

Tom is a serial entrepreneur with a knowledge in machine learning, having given a TEDx talk on the subject in 2016. He’s spoken about the development of AI at events including MWC and Visa Futures, and was named the Future Face of Innovation and Technology by the Chamber of Commerce in 2017. Tom has the long term vision of solving problems around homelessness.

Olivia Higgs

Olivia Higgs

Co-Founder and COO

Olivia is an award-winning entrepreneur and has lived in different countries across the world. She gave a TEDx talk on the wider impacts of A.I. and was recognised by both JCI UK and The Tab as one of the top female entrepreneurs in the UK. Her passion for languages and culture, is what drives her to create long-term sustainable solutions to global problems.

Kurt Henderson

Kurt Henderson

Co-Founder and CPO

Kurt started his first business at 14, picking up a knack for design and creative functions. He's previously managed a record label, and growing tech blog, Rootnotion. He mentors for Young Enterprise, and was named as one of 20 young entrepreneurs under 25 by Startups in 2017. Kurt is passionate about giving back, and inspiring young people into becoming leaders.

Anna Beddow

Anna Beddow

Full Stack Developer

Anna has developed a strong understanding of Javascript, allowing her to work as a versatile full-stack developer with a knowledge in React Native and Node. Before KOMPAS, she worked with clients in brand advertising such as Nike and Warner Bros. Anna is a fantastic developer, a genuine person, and has helped KOMPAS get to a position where we can scale quickly.

Sam McKay

Sam McKay

Full Stack Developer

After graduating, Sam spent time as a researcher at Toscafund before joining Aberdeen Asset Management. He spent 4 years analysing the opportunity for technological improvement, before becoming someone that would create that change as a full-stack developer. Sam is inquisitive about new technologies and is always looking for ways to improve KOMPAS.

Dylan Rhodius

Dylan Rhodius

Full Stack Developer

Dylan graduated from LSE with an MSc in MISDI. With a passion for innovation and the opportunity created by startups, his love for design and mobile development meant a courier in full-stack development was on the cards. He’s passionate about exploring the opportunity created at the intersection of software development and product design.

Emilie Coalson

Alice Gardner

Content Marketing

Alice has led many lives, all the while being a vivacious writer: from working as an archaeologist in Greece to being an art gallery manager in Beverly Hills, a Headhunter in London to a Deckhand on a superyacht, all these diverse experiences weave their way into her work as a content marketer, always looking for an interesting angle or quirky topic to cover.