About the team

We are looking for people from all walks of life who are passionate about making a difference in Colchester and the surrounding area.

Join our team and help shape the services we create. By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to provide feedback and input on the services we deliver.

With regular team meetings and social events, all we require from you is a minimal time investment, but the rewards for participating in such a project will be great for those that live and work in Colchester.

  • Marc Allington

    Marc Allington


    I'm a software engineer that specialises in buiding complete business solutions, high-performance websites, low-code systems and mobile apps. If you like what we are trying to achieve with the Colchester Website and want to get involved please apply to join our team.

    I am also launching the Colchester Network (B2B for business owners), and another unique project specifically designed for Colchester City centre which will be announced later this year.

  • Oliver Gifford

    Oliver Gifford

    Project Management Consultant

    I am a project management consultant having worked on projects that vary from organisational transformation, reviews of organisational governance, the development of learning technologies, the design and delivery of training courses, and remotely piloted aircraft.

    I am a registered practitioner in project and value management, and I am also knowledgeable in programme management, risk management, and process mapping.

    My experience covers the voluntary and private sector, having worked with international and start-up organisations.

  • Abiodun Araba

    Abiodun Araba

    Data Scientist

    A graduate of Computer science, and who is passionate about statistics and analytics, which inspired me to pursue a Master of Data Science after earning my first degree.

    I have worked in academic, retail sales/service, banking and financial sectors and have extensive experience in web development, Python, R, and SQL as well as Tableau, PowerBI, and Google sheet.