Our Mission

Every participant will leave our classes with actions to apply tomorrow. We will make you work hard, encourage you to pull on your personal experiences and teach you how to be effective change agents.

Committed to accessibility

Accessible training isn’t just an afterthought for us at Optilearn. We want you to be able to fully engage with your class, so please let us know of any adjustments you need for whatever reason.

Expert trainers

All of our trainers have years of experience delivering professional level classes and hold advanced certifications themselves. They utilise the right tools to maximise your learning.

active practitioners

Our trainers maintain active consultancy so that they keep up to date with their practice. This way, they are able to share stories about how they’ve applied the concepts they are teaching.

Ryan | Trainer

Ryan is the primary trainer at Optilearn. He is an experienced Scrum Master, Agile Coach and educator. He is a Professional Scrum Trainer with scrum.org and offers official training courses using accredited material. He also holds Qualified Teacher Status.

He is an active consultant, working with clients primarily in the software domain, but has experience leveraging agile frameworks in a variety of product development environments.

Ryan is the husband to a wonderful wife and father to one little boy and one little dog. Family is everything to Ryan.

lucy | communications

Lucy handles all of the communication at Optilearn. If you need support, she’s the one who’ll be helping you. Working alongside our trainers, Lucy also holds Qualified Teacher Status in the UK and is hugely experienced at delivering training to students.

Through maintaining our website, monitoring our emails and sending out class information, Lucy is the one member of the team that Optilearn could not do without.

Lucy is a part-time teacher and a full time perfectionist who enjoys reading, baking and Taylor Swift.

John | associate Trainer

John is an associate trainer with Optilearn. He is an accomplished Scrum Master, Agile Coach and trainer with a software development background. He holds the distinguished PSM III certification with Scrum.org which is evidence of his two decades of experience working with teams.

John maintains active consultancy, working directly with clients in multiple domains. He has a passion for building and growing communities, through engaging workshops and training that brings out the best in people.

John shares the same family values as Optilearn. He is married with two young children, and enjoys spending all of his spare time with them.