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Wyndham Plumptre

CEO

Wyndham is the Managing Director at Future Arc. He is passionate about delivering impactful change through challenging the status quo. Ask him anything about Supply Chains, incentivisation mechanisms, decentralisation and talent development!
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Dave McGahey

COO

Dave looks after people and operations for Future Arc. Along with searching out talent, creating a culture, and managing people, Dave is passionate about how technology and data improve the way we operate and grow.
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Indy Hothi

NON-EXEC DIRECTOR

Indy is our Chief Economist, financial expert and all-round top bloke. He’s also the Vice President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland, on the board of various humanitarian charities and hosts a podcast - The CA Agenda.
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Adam Painter

HEAD OF VENTURES

Adam has a great passion for taking ideas from zero to launch and building successful ventures and innovations that create impact. He has a background working in high-performance teams and pushing the boundaries of what is possible.
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Amelia Wrighton

HEAD OF MARKETING AND BD

Amelia is Future Arc's Head of Marketing & BD. She is motivated by growth, having worked across a number of business development functions in the media industry, from trading to strategy.
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Cyrus Devlin

DELIVERY ASSOCIATE

Cyrus is Future Arc’s first employee and is a seasoned management consultant. Ask him about delivering large-scale change management programmes, growth hacking in startups and electric scooters.
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Sam Crump

DELIVERY MANAGER

Sam is Future Arc’s Delivery Manager, focused on making sure Future Arc clients receive maximum value from our work. He is passionate about how technological innovations improve our everyday lives and how challenging the status quo can foster some of our greatest ideas.
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Sarah Chamberlain

JUNIOR USER RESEARCHER

Sarah is a Junior User Researcher at Future Arc. Her focus as a researcher is on understanding the needs of users in order to inform the design of digital products and services which meet the needs of both our clients and those using them.
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Tom Penford

HEAD OF STRATEGY AND INNOVATION

Tom leads our innovation services, platform and ecosystem strategy, and venture building services with our clients. Tom is passionate about co-creation and the value of diversity in problem-solving.
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Erika Menczigar

JUNIOR USER RESEARCHER

Erika is a Junior User Experience Researcher and Designer. Her role is to help create smooth and user-friendly solutions for different business needs through detailed research and applicable design that contributes to a more human-centred world around us.
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Jay-Ann Bravo Harriott

JUNIOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

Jay-Ann is a Junior Software Developer at Future Arc. She’s responsible for building products that solve problems and meet the needs of both clients and users.
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Joseph Webb

USER EXPERIENCE DESIGNER

Joseph is Future Arc's User Experience Designer. He is an analytical and creative designer responsible for designing software and platforms to meet the needs of our varied and creative clients and ventures. Joseph is passionate about frictionless design that empowers and enables individuals to fluidly interact with their environment and products.
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Lucy Octave

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT GRADUATE

Lucy works on Future Arc's main venture, Cimple, as a Business Development Graduate. Her focus is on helping to create and drive a sales pipeline for Cimple and managing the post sales customer care.
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George Setchell

FINANCIAL CONTROLLER

George is the Financial Controller at Future Arc. Apart from the normal finance jobs, he is all about minimising those manual repetitive tasks using tech, improving productivity and reducing the risk of errors.
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Maryam Reis-Dehabadi

JUNIOR DEVELOPER

Maryam is a Junior Developer at Future Arc. She’s responsible for helping bring clients’ tech needs to life through code.
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Kalina Tomova

ANALYST

Kalina is a Delivery Analyst, who helps deliver meaningful change to our client's visions. Alongside her role at Future Arc, she also has a cake business that keeps her busy!
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Jordan Bains

MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT

Jordan is a Management Consultant at Future Arc. He is responsible for helping our clients achieve their goals. Jordan is passionate about ideating creative solutions for today's problems and loves to brainstorm interesting concepts.
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Kate Leary

COMMERCIAL INTERN

Kate promotes our company’s vision, works on delivering and building on our growth strategy and is involved in project managing our bid delivery and our internal bid process.
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Vanessa Pasalidi-Chantzi

JUNIOR DEVELOPER

Vanessa is a Junior Developer at Future Arc. She is responsible for building products that deliver user-centered solutions to clients’ tech visions.
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Samiya Ahmed

JUNIOR UX DESIGNER

Samiya is a Junior User Experience Designer. Her role is to generate positive interactions using design principles, empathy and integrity for every user in mind.
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Matt Leary

HEAD OF DIGITAL DELIVERY

Matt is Future Arc's Head of Digital Delivery. He has considerable experience of service delivery within central government.
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Wyndham Plumptre

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Wyndham is the Managing Director at Future Arc. He is passionate about delivering impactful change through challenging the status quo. Ask him anything about Supply Chains, incentivisation mechanisms, decentralisation and talent development!

"Eat, sleep, walk Geoff, walk and repeat"

Ways we work:
I staunchly believe in the power of small, committed groups to create change.

Dave McGahey

DIRECTOR AND HEAD OF PEOPLE OPERATIONS

Dave looks after people and operations for Future Arc. Along with searching out talent, creating a culture, and managing people, Dave is passionate about how technology and data improve the way we operate and grow. Ask him about HR tech, creating a great company culture and Bath Rugby.

"I'm always open to trying new ways of working."

Ways we work:
In the morning I think clearly but I'm not a talker, in the afternoon I have a million things in my head and find discussion easier.

Indy Hothi

NON-EXEC DIRECTOR

Indy is our Chief Economist, financial expert and all-round top bloke. He’s also the Vice President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland, on the board of various humanitarian charities and hosts a podcast - The CA Agenda. He’s a coach and mentor to many people and a role model for business professionals everywhere. Ask him about social impact, customer experience strategy, financial modelling and how to keep chickens.


"Living with passion and purpose is key!"

Ways we work:
I love to go in-depth into what I’m working on but please don’t ask me to multi-task!

Adam Painter

HEAD OF VENTURES

Adam has a great passion for taking ideas from zero to launch and building successful ventures and innovations that create impact. He has a background working in high-performance teams and pushing the boundaries of what is possible.

‘We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress’.

Ways we work:
I’m working to create impact and a difference in the work that we are doing.

Amelia Wrighton

HEAD OF MARKETING AND BD

Amelia is Future Arc's Head of Marketing & BD. She is motivated by growth, having worked across a number of business development functions in the media industry, from trading to strategy. She’s a born and bred Londoner with a passion for travel. As well as her role at Future Arc, Amelia co-founded a charity called Suicide&Co supporting those bereaved by suicide, she’s focused on growing their capabilities and helping as many people as possible. Ask her about how Future Arc can help your business if you’re interested in working with us.

"New Business is everyone's business."

Ways we work:
I'm a serious morning person, we're talking 5.30. I also love working on multiple projects at once.

Cyrus Devlin

DELIVERY ASSOCIATE

Cyrus is Future Arc’s first employee and is a seasoned management consultant. Ask him about delivering large-scale change management programmes, growth hacking in startups and electric scooters.

"Be a good person and care about others."

Ways we work:
I love working with incredibly intelligent people. I always ask a lot of questions so am always fascinated with those who have an in-depth knowledge about anything!

Sam Crump

DELIVERY MANAGER

Sam is Future Arc’s Delivery Manager, focused on making sure Future Arc clients receive maximum value from our work. He is passionate about how technological innovations improve our everyday lives and how challenging the status quo can foster some of our greatest ideas. Ask him about your continuous business improvement strategy and all things entrepreneurship.

"Clear your calendar and fill it with things that create value"

Ways we work:
I love to engage in structured growth conversations, where all parties points of view are heard.

Sarah Chamberlain

JUNIOR USER RESEARCHER

Sarah is a Junior User Researcher at Future Arc. Her focus as a researcher is on understanding the needs of users in order to inform the design of digital products and services which meet the needs of both our clients and those using them. Ask her about the importance of a user-centred design process and the intersection of technology and psychology.

"I’m motivated by working on impactful projects and learning new things."

Ways we work:
I enjoy collaborative working with open communication, clear goals and good organisation.

Tom Penford

HEAD OF STRATEGY AND INNOVATION

Tom leads our innovation services, platform and ecosystem strategy, and venture building services with our clients. Tom is passionate about co-creation and the value of diversity in problem-solving. Ask him to help solve your complex problems and launch new businesses.

"Success is what you make of it."

Ways we work:
I like to build trusted and open relationships and place the shared outcome at the heart of everything I do.

Erika Menczigar

JUNIOR USER RESEARCHER

Erika is a Junior User Experience Researcher and Designer. Her role is to help create smooth and user-friendly solutions for different business needs through detailed research and applicable design that contributes to a more human-centred world around us. Ask her about mental well-being and a healthy lifestyle.

"Growth is only possible through the willingness to work and change."

Ways we work:
I am the most creative from late afternoon and enjoy working the most in collaboration with others via a sufficient amount of clear and open communication.

Jay-Ann Bravo Harriott

JUNIOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

Jay-Ann is a Junior Software Developer at Future Arc. She’s responsible for building products that solve problems and meet the needs of both clients and users. Ask her anything about software development, basketball and R&B music.

"You may not be able to control every situation or outcome, but you can control your attitude and how you deal with it."

Ways we work:
Honest and authentic relationships are key for me. I enjoy working with people with the same mindset so we can develop together and hold each other accountable.

Joseph Webb

USER EXPERIENCE DESIGNER

Joseph is Future Arc's User Experience Designer. He is an analytical and creative designer responsible for designing software and platforms to meet the needs of our varied and creative clients and ventures. Joseph is passionate about frictionless design that empowers and enables individuals to fluidly interact with their environment and products.

"Be in the moment or you'll miss it!"

Ways we work:
A night owl through and through! Ideas on the wall and sketches early on to warm up those creative muscles.

Lucy Octave

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT GRADUATE

Lucy works on Future Arc's main venture, Cimple, as a Business Development Graduate. Her focus is on helping to create and drive a sales pipeline for Cimple and managing the post sales customer care. Ask her about the importance of building relationships with customers, developing a business, and anything sports-related.

"Change the world by being yourself."

Ways we work:
I love to work with others who will challenge me and I work best in environments that have open and honest communication.

George Setchell

FINANCIAL CONTROLLER

George is the Financial Controller at Future Arc. Apart from the normal finance jobs, he is all about minimising those manual repetitive tasks using tech, improving productivity and reducing the risk of errors.

"Don’t be scared of failure – the most successful have all failed at some point!"

Ways we work:
The morning is my productive time – after my second coffee of course.

Maryam Reis-Dehabadi

JUNIOR DEVELOPER

Maryam is a Junior Developer at Future Arc. She’s responsible for helping bring clients’ tech needs to life through code. Ask her anything about software development, medical technology and old-school Brazilian soul and samba music.

"while (alive) { tryNewThings(); } - (and yes, that's in code)"

Ways we work:
I love working with a motivated, creative and open-minded team. Equally, I love putting on my headphones and blasting some music to get coding.

Kalina Tomova

ANALYST

Kalina is a Delivery Analyst, who helps deliver meaningful change to our client's visions. Alongside her role at Future Arc, she also has a cake business that keeps her busy! Ask her anything about linguistics, self-development books or pistachio sponge cake recipes!

"Don’t be afraid to be yourself"

Ways we work:
I work best on a busy schedule, a nice view and lots of people interaction!

Jordan Bains

MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT

Jordan is a Management Consultant at Future Arc. He is responsible for helping our clients achieve their goals. Jordan is passionate about ideating creative solutions for today's problems and loves to brainstorm interesting concepts. Ask him about technology, networking & DJing for bonus points.

"Life & Lessons both begin with an L"

Ways we work:
I love working with people who can trust me to deliver good work. I'm at my absolute best when I work in an open, yet structured environment which allows a good amount of room for creativity.

Kate Leary

COMMERCIAL INTERN

Kate promotes our company’s vision, works on delivering and building on our growth strategy and is involved in project managing our bid delivery and our internal bid process. Ask her anything from developing a business and networking to the latest fashion trends.

"Be positive, productive, passionate and live with purpose."

Ways we work:
I love to think creatively, and outside of the box. You can always rely on the fact that I will give you my honest opinion.

Vanessa Pasalidi-Chantzi

JUNIOR DEVELOPER

Vanessa is a Junior Developer at Future Arc. She is responsible for building products that deliver user-centered solutions to clients’ tech visions. Ask her anything about science and philosophy, tech and AI, and gaming.

"Memento mori. Vivamus, moriendum est!"

Ways we work:
I like to have clear goals and come up with creative, outside-the-box solutions to the task at hand. At the same time, I enjoy working with teammates that are honest, build each other up, have clear communication, and are passionate about what they do.

Samiya Ahmed

JUNIOR UX DESIGNER

Samiya is a Junior User Experience Designer. Her role is to generate positive interactions using design principles, empathy and integrity for every user in mind. Samiya is passionate about making products accessible to everyone by acquiring an inclusive design mentality and paying attention to what users say. Ask her about food spots or anything related to Figma.

"There is nothing impossible to those who will try."

Ways we work:
Putting my playlist on and mocking up wireframes in the afternoons.

Matt Leary

HEAD OF DIGITAL DELIVERY

Matt is Future Arc's Head of Digital Delivery. He has considerable experience of service delivery within central government. Ask him anything about building high performance teams and delivering transformational user centred services. Outside of work you'll catch him cycling or running and most likely listening to music!

"Individuals and interactions over processes and tools"

Ways we work:
My style is collaborative, open, iterative and fast-paced.