About Hatch

Hatch is solving the digital skills gap

and changing people’s lives.

Hatch is more than a business. It’s a mindset.

We believe in the value of human potential, and we know exactly how to unlock it. 

We’re providing the world’s leading tech companies with the tools to buck out-dated hiring practices and embrace true inclusion, augmenting their digital workforces by embracing diverse talent that’s often invisible to CV-led hiring.   

Core Management Team

The team behind Hatch are bound together by a common purpose to positively disrupt the tech talent landscape.


Andrew is an ex Head of Data with over 20-years experience in senior management within financial services.  In recent times he has worked with start ups to grow and scale their businesses.

Andrew Metcalfe
Chief Executive Officer

Business Development & Communications expert with experience delivering across global advertising agencies & their customers. Driven by a passion to further DE&I across the UK tech industry and beyond, with a special interest in Women-in-Tech. 

Xanthe Marmion
Commercial Director

Finance leader in Technology businesses at different levels of complexity (from £1m to £1bn) CFO of a £1bn telecoms business across Europe. Significant M&A experience. Passionate in creating value through digital business transformations.

Giancarlo Ferro
Chief Finance Officer

Jane has been an Operations and Project Manager at Hatch since 2022 coming from a background in law. Jane keeps everyone working to timelines and loves to see a project through to completion.

Jane Johnston
Project Manager
Glyn Hurll

Marketing & Digital expert with experience leading digital and growth programmes from start-ups to PLC organisations. A passion for combining data, analytics and digital to drive positive outcomes and compelling experiences. 

Glyn Hurll
Head of Marketing

A golden example of Hatch practicing what it preaches, with a background in the Health & Beauty sector, she has utilised her transferrable skills to enter the tech industry, successfully managing our first face-to-face academy with giffgaff.

Priscilla White
Business Development Executive

James joined in 2019 and has been working as an Academy Manager following the completion of a degree in International Business. James has been key in the end-to-end delivery and design process from candidate selection through to deployment.

James Bannister
Academy Manager

Laura joined Hatch in 2022, successfully delivering out first Women-in-Tech Academy. Laura has a wealth of experience in the education & training sector, with a passion for immerse training and career transformation.

Laura Sampson
Academy Manager

Simon specialises in teaching technology subjects to non-specialists with extensive experience of curriculum and module development in HE. Simon possesses a Ph.D.  in investigating methods of supporting individual learning during periods of professional transformation.

Simon Snowdon
Lead Technical Trainer

Non-Executive Team

Piers is a Non-Exec Director and private investor, principally in innovative businesses in the human capital and technology sectors in the UK, US and India. Previously Chairman of Heidrick & Struggles Inc, Worldwide COO of Spencer Stuart and CEO of Whitehead Mann.

Piers Marmion

Rakesh is a private investor with extensive technology & global markets experience, majority shareholder at Hatch and a passionate advocate for diversity in tech.

Rakesh Bhasin
Non-Executive Director

Philip is a serial entrepreneur and growth capital investor with over 25 years’ experience in media and commerce. Formerly Group CEO of Blackwell’s, the Oxford bookselling chain and international wholesaler.

Phillip Blackwell
Non-Executive Director

Nina joined Hatch’s board as a Non-Executive Director. She is the Founder and CEO of Addidat, an ESG consultancy. Prior to this, she built extensive experience as a consulting and fintech executive.

Nina Spencer
Non-Executive director

What makes us tick?

We know that talent isn’t limited to those that are easiest to reach, and that’s what drives us. We exist to solve the digital skills gap by backing potential over traditional experience, education or background.

We unlock and empower high quality talent, often overlooked by traditional hiring and training practices, turning potential into capable engineers and developers in as little as 10 weeks. And that’s really what makes us tick.

Hatch also prides itself as an ESG impact partner. We help Improve diversity & inclusion across the tech skills landscape. We specialise in getting more women into tech; empowering neurodiversity; and career transitioning from all walks of life.

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