Elizabeth Tweedale founded Cypher in 2016 to inspire children to learn to code, to use computational thinking and realise the potential of technology to improve the future - their future. She has gathered together a talented team of individuals to develop our unique curriculum, curate the most compelling content and deliver outstanding customer service.


Founder & CEO - visionary leader and inspirational educationalist, leading the team, committed to excellence and equipping all children to be future ready

Leadership Team


Managing all UK operations and right-hand woman to Elizabeth - With a background in facilitating entrepreneurs, Jodie is a perfect fit for the growing Cypher team and an excellent right-hand woman to Elizabeth. Day to day she keeps the Cypher vision on track and runs all the UK operations. Jodie manages the

Director of Education

Developing the Cypher curriculum and content - Jonathan leads the development and implementation of the educational vision of the organisiation through the teaching curriculum and technological resources. Jonathan's unique perspective as a practising artist, technology expert and educationalist brings a pow


Masterminding all recruitment and adding strategic support as part of the Leadership Team - As Chief Personnel Officer, Andrea oversees and facilitates all recruitment to Cypher including core team and teachers. Her experience at JP Morgan, with small startups and as a mother gives her the perfect credentia

Creative Director

Keeping Cypher on brand and adding creative inspiration - Every new startup needs a strong brand. Working initially with Elizabeth before the launch of Cypher, Kate developed the brand strategy and guided the visual identity as a consultant. So impressed by the Cypher vision, she came on board as Creative D


Chief Technical Officer - keeping this platform up and running with his amazing team


Social Media Marketing Manager

Planning and executing our social media strategy - An experienced and creative social media expert, Emma brings a wealth of knowledge and practical implementation to our Social Media marketing. Herself a Mum, she understands the challenges of parenthood and the reality of how much time our customers have to

Customer Insight Manager

Ensuring we listen to our customers and see the world from their perspective - Mimi's background in PR, her natural talent for making people feel comfortable, and being a Mum has created a unique role at Cypher being our insightful channel for 'keeping it real' for our customers. Always the most willing to

Designer & Advertising Manager

Designs all the brand assets, manages the website and advertising, and doesn't sleep - Joining Cypher as a Masters Graduate from Central St Martins in 2017, Lise has been instrumental in developing and growing the Cypher brand. Happy to lend a hand to any of the tasks a start up company demands, her superb

Marketing & Customer Success Manager

Dedicated to creating the best marketing for Cypher and keeping our customers happy - With a natural flair for communications, Alyssa manages Cypher's marketing with expertise and enthusiasm. She has a particular talent for writing and directing videos bringing the Cypher offer to life and appealing to both