Large group of Tech Camp staff and campers

Meet the Team

Tom Ward
Tom WardMD & Founder
An electronic engineer & teacher, Tom started the first camp in 2010 to fill up the long summer holidays and soon turned it from a hobby into a full-time occupation.
Steve Bates
Steve BatesChild Welfare
A teacher and sportsman, Steve was previously Deputy Head of Elstree School. With his experience in schools & residential care, Steve now heads up our child welfare and tutor training.
Steve Hutchings
Steve HutchingsLogistics
Steve supports everything at camp from organising and ordering stock to packing kits and designing and cutting custom parts on the laser cutter.  Steve's also a (very) keen photographer.
Michael Kleinman
Michael KleinmanProject Developer & Lead Tutor
Michael is our Project Developer and Lead Tutor. A cybersecurity expert, Michael now leads the tutoring team, develops new courses, and works on other Tech Camp technical projects.

Meet the Tutors

Our tutors are typically young engineers and computer scientists, studying at the UK's leading institutions.  They're recruited for their in-depth technical knowledge and ability to communicate their enthusiasm of technology with campers.  Here's a selection of tutors from our most recent season ...
Sam Pham
Sam PhamMeng Comp Sci, UCL & Full Stack Developer, Transferwise
Aaron Zolnai-Lucas
Aaron Zolnai-LucasMathematics, Warwick & Graduate AI Researcher
Shruti Chakraborty
Shruti ChakrabortyMechanical Engineering, École Catholique des Arts et Métiers
Ben Cradock
Ben CradockAeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Leeds
Ben Slaney
Ben SlaneyGame Design & Production, Abertay University
Rebecca Tyson
Rebecca TysonComputer Science, Christ's College, Cambridge
James MacLeod
James MacLeodMechanical/Electrical Engineering, Strathclyde
Lucy Bell
Lucy BellSoftware Engineering, Queen's University, Belfast