Meet the team

Faisal Saigol

CEO/CFO

Faisal is passionate about ensuring the best teaching is opened up to all irrespective of background. He read Law at Cambridge and holds an MBA from Harvard. After two decades in investing, he has built a highly experienced team here at SaigolEd to make sure our users get the very best.

Melanie Grace

Marketing/Branding Director

Melanie ran Marketing for an EdTech company and led online campaigns for multinationals. She cares deeply about schoolchildren and making sure our team reaches out to millions to inspire learning.

Andrew Nolan

Head of Education

Andrew has worked as a teacher for almost 2 decades and is a two time national award winner. He has also worked almost a decade in EdTech for the largest K-12 private education provider in the world. He is excited about bringing his phenomenal teaching experience to all schoolchildren.

Richard Watkins

Head of Production

Richard ran an award-winning production company for 13 years, leading 200+ personnel for clients incl. Nike, Disney and Coca Cola. His experience is fantastic to make sure our teaching production is gripping, engaging and fun.

Dr Fernando Loizides

Head of AI and ML

Fernando is a Senior Lecturer at Cardiff University and holds an honorary Professorship. He brings cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence knowledge so we individualise each of our users’ learning experience to maximise learning. He brings experience working with Google’s Silicon Valley team on voice recognition and AI as well as work with Nokia and Microsoft.

Mayur Shah

CTO 

Mayur has over 18 years of experience with IT & IT Enabled Services (including 8 years as a developer). Mayur’s extensive experience across complex projects enables him to ensure smooth delivery with technology as the backbone. He has deep experience with overall project management/deployment running BA, MITS, UI and QA teams.