Delightful Ethical Digital

Our team

Diversity is at the heart of our hive. Drawn from all over the world and from a range of backgrounds and differing life experiences we share a common drive to contribute to social good in all its forms. Our whole team has been living and breathing charity web design for many years and totally understand how to revolutionise your site – or brand.

Fat Beehive Senior Management Team

Marcus Watson Managing Director

Tom Moreton Client Relations Director/Founder

Anna Alabau Head of Strategy, UX, Research and Design

Matt Collins Head of Client Partnerships

Mark Bridgeman Head of Technology

Abdeali Abidali Head of Colombo Operations and Resources

Phillip Reynolds Head of Programme

Marcus Watson


Marcus has a digital and charity background. He is the former communications director at Stonewall and led most LGBT campaigns during the 1990s, only leaving to launch in the UK in 2000. This quickly became the UK’s largest LGBT community website, winning Best Consumer Website in 2002. He has an MSc in environmental architecture and, as the Executive Director at One Planet Products, worked with housing associations and developers to make housing more sustainable. He has held elected office in Croydon, where, as a senior Cabinet Member and digital champion, he won Digital Council of the Year in 2017 for his work on digital exclusion. He also set up Europe’s first Family Justice Centre, which provides joined-up services for survivors of domestic abuse. Before joining Fat Beehive, he was the Executive Director at Tourism Concern, which campaigned for ethical and fair trade tourism. Marcus is passionate about diversity and inclusion and has implemented many employee benefits and healthy working practices, recognised by BCorp as some of the best in the world. 

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Tom Moreton


Tom was there at the start of bringing tech to Shoreditch when he founded Fat Beehive in 1998.

Fat Beehive’s purpose always lay in digitally supporting charities committed to bringing about positive social change. Always driven by a desire for authenticity and compassion in business, Tom was a proponent of tech for good before that was a thing.

Still joint owner of the company, his role now largely centres around client relations and research. 

Tom’s enjoys downtime in nature: walking, cycling and mountains.


Anna Alabau


Having been with Fat Beehive for over 8 years, Anna has seen all sorts of projects in all different shapes and sizes. As Head of Strategy, UX, Research and Design, Anna is involved in every project we undertake and ensures that audiences and users are at the heart of everything we do. From research reports to tree testing, Anna leads on our Discovery process and guarantees that all of our work is supported by data and evidence. On a personal level, she is incredibly passionate about women and girls’ rights, sustainability and tackling homelessness.

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Matt Collins


Matt brings over a decade of experience collaborating with charities and non-profits, dedicating his efforts to assisting more than 300 organisations in revamping their websites and enhancing their online fundraising capabilities. 

At Fat Beehive, he has a fantastic understanding not only of what it takes to build a great digital presence but also how to make sure it keeps working for you in the long-term.

He is here to help your organisation to navigate the range of available options for your new website, your visual identity and your digital strategy and ensure that we are the perfect fit to create real impact for the organisations that we work with and their audiences.

Outside of work, you will probably find Matt spending time with his wife and 3 young daughters or plotting his next extension or garden project!

Mark Bridgeman


Mark has worked within the non-profit, charity, and independent business sectors as a technical lead for the last 18 years, and has always focused on working with great people doing great work. Joining Fat Beehive was therefore a no-brainer. His focus has always been on using the Web to do good. When he’s not at work, Mark enjoys hiking, playing guitar (badly), and spending time with his wife and cats.

Abdeali Abidali


Abdeali Abidali, based in Colombo, Sri Lanka, embraces his time on the captivating island known as the “Pearl of the Indian Ocean.”

Engaged at Fat Beehive, he is dedicated to enhancing skills and providing a diverse range of services to the not-for-profit sector. Abdeali is deeply passionate about collaborating with and supporting the organisations he serves.

During his leisure hours, Abdeali enjoys networking, fueled by a passion for connecting with others. Additionally, his enthusiasm extends to culinary pursuits, appreciating the art of food. Committed to environmental responsibility, Abdeali is actively involved in initiatives aimed at protecting our oceans from plastic pollution. 

Phillip Reynolds


Coming soon…

Fat Beehive Team

Josh Orie Project Manager Lead

Danny Winning Design and Frontend Lead

Ash Matadeen WordPress Lead

Sergiu Rosu Drupal Lead

Rajind Pamoda Support Team Lead

Emma Bailey Project Manager

Jack Crowley Senior Digital Strategist

Chantal St Louis Frontend Developer

Andy Ledger WordPress Developer

Katia Lanovyk UX Researcher

Ibadullah Khan Wordpress Developer

Jake Harrison Account Manager

Natalie Spreckley Senior Project Manager

Kamosh Samaraweera Frontend Developer

Shenari Perera Wordpress Developer

Mohamed Shadir Drupal Support Developer

Achini Fernando Head of Coordination (Colombo Team)

Monika Jukneviciute Project Manager

Anushiya Dilshard Account Manager

Roni Ben-Tsruya Digital Designer

Arran Bell Project Manager

Errol Ozkumru Account Manager

Malachi Amponsah Account Manager

Phillip Didier Account Manager

Robert Thushidan Front end developer

Rashini Hettige Senior QA Engineer

Mohamed Nilfar DevOps Engineer

Katie Stokes Junior Designer

Asanka Jayasundra Senior PHP Developer

Pamodith Maduwantha Frontend Developer

Jeral Sandeeptha Full-Stack Developer

Josh Orie


Having qualified with a marketing degree from Manchester, Josh made his way into digital through social media content creation specialising in long-form content for clients across the globe. Nowadays, a fully-fledged project manager, he revels in seeing out digital projects from start to finish. An avid podcast listener, you can always find Josh with headphones on in the office, true crime one day sports the next.

Danny Winning


Danny has been working for Fat Beehive for over 10 years, so has an in-depth knowledge of all conceivable design issues our charity clients face. His great skill is adding those extra touches to our website builds that make them stand out, from subtle movement to the perfect type treatment. When he’s not styling his fantastic beard (which is even better in the flesh), you’ll find him campervanning to the coast with his girlfriend and daughter to paddleboard.

Ash Matadeen


With nearly 10 years of experience at Fat Beehive, Ash uses his skills to solve clients’ coding needs efficiently. He has worked on projects with a wide range of complexity, from simple content publishing websites to custom webshops, membership sites, CRM integrations and web applications. Ash also has a degree in Physics from the University of Birmingham and was born in Mauritius, the land of the dodo.

Sergiu Rosu


Sergiu comes from a charity background, joining the Hive after four years at World Animal Protection. After briefly considering a new career as a supervillain, he decided instead to use his Drupal powers for good, working to help our clients improve their digital offering. Sergiu has a keen eye for detail and a commitment to both open-source technology and the Tech for Good movement as a whole. When he isn’t coding, he can be found gaming, watching movies or TV shows, or enchanting his neighbours with his high-quality guitar playing (always at low volume, honest!).


Rajind Pamoda


Rajind, our seasoned full-stack software engineer has an impressive 9-year journey in shaping digital solutions.

With a flair for orchestrating the entire software development lifecycle, Rajind has left an indelible mark through his innovative designs and seamless implementations across numerous web-based applications.His expertise spans a wide spectrum, boasting a robust skill set encompassing PHP, Symfony, WordPress, JavaScript, React, Angular, Salesforce, Marketing Cloud, and beyond. Rajind’s proficiency extends to the intricate realms of micro-services, and diverse database systems, positioning him as a go-to resource for intricate technical challenges.

But Rajind is more than just a tech virtuoso; he’s a dynamic leader, steering engineering teams towards excellence. His knack for fostering collaboration and driving performance enhancements has been instrumental in elevating software development standards and enhancing business efficiency. With a commitment to delivering world-class solutions, Rajind ensures our clients receive nothing short of excellence.

Emma Bailey


Emma has experience in both the private and charity sectors, having previously worked at the Centre for Mental Health for just under a decade where she managed their campaigns. Now a part of our Project Management team, she is dedicated to helping a wide range of causes on their digital journeys and has a particular interest in environmental, social justice and animal rescue organisations.

Jack Crowley


Specialising in SEO and digital strategy for over 5 years, Jack gets under the skin of websites to ensure they’re performing to the best of their ability. As a seasoned up-cycler of bikes, it’s not only websites that he enjoys giving a new lease of life to. Outside of work, you’ll find Jack at Haringey Borough cheering on the yellows and sampling London’s finest Bovril.

Chantal St Louis


After leaving the music industry, in 2019, ex-songwriter Chantal decided to lock herself away at home for 6 months and teach herself Frontend Development. Since landing her first job as a Junior Frontend Developer that same year, “do something you love and you’ll never work a day in your life”, is a statement Chantal couldn’t relate to more. A natural-born problem solver, Chantal loves a challenge, although writing a Fat Beehive jingle may be the trickiest yet.


Andy Ledger


After starting his career as a Graphic Designer in the print industry freelancing for brands such as Marriott Hotels and Travelex, Andy quickly learned the world was moving online and decided to join in and having a degree in Computer Science made the transition a little more straightforward! A WordPress Developer for over 7 years, Andy creates and codes the building blocks for our new websites and with a passion for animal welfare and conservation, the Hive seems like the perfect habitat! When Andy’s not building websites, you’ll find him in on a long walk, or in the country pub at the end.

Katia Lanovyk


Finding neuroscience too much of a walk in the park, Katia turned her hand to UX and is a core part of the Hive’s research team. Driven by positive impact and ethical tech solutions, she translates digital behaviours into tangible results online. Outside of the hive, Katia campaigns for charities in her native Ukraine, creates resin art and skateboards, making us all feel incredibly lazy…


Ibadullah Khan


Ibadullah has had a passion for coding from a young age, he started off his career with a short course in web designing and further developed his skills by studying a BSc Honours Computer Science degree from Middlesex University. Since then, he has worked for various companies as a WordPress Developer for the past 3 years. He is also an avid fan of cricket and doesn’t miss the opportunity to play or watch any single game.

Jake Harrison


With prior experience in sales, marketing and operations Jake returned to university to do a masters of research looking for more purpose. He didn’t find it there! But thankfully he came across Fat Beehive on a job board with more purposeful jobs and is happy to use tech for good to help clients in the charity and NGO sector. Outside of work you can find Jake in a swimming pool, enjoying music at a concert, exploring what’s going on in South London or reading a book.

Natalie Spreckley


Having worked in the charity sector, Natalie gained experience in event and account management, building on her love of problem-solving and ability to build relationships with clients. She is now part of the Fat Beehive team as a Senior Project Manager.

Outside of work, you can find Natalie at the yoga studio, holiday planning or deciding on her next crochet project. She also gives back by volunteering her time on a mental health helpline or at a baby bank.

Kamosh Samaraweera


A true enthusiast for coding since a young age, Kamosh’s journey led him to graduate in Software Engineering from the University of Plymouth UK. A background of over 3 years of well-rounded experience in web development means that Kamosh brings a solid foundation to his role as a Frontend Developer. With a heart full of dedication and a spirit of exploration, Kamosh is ready to make every moment count.

Shenari Perera


Shenari is a web development enthusiast with two years of web development experience under her belt and also a passionate animal lover. When she’s not immersed in code, you’ll often find her engrossed in a good book, with a goal to one-day sky dive and travel the world.

Mohamed Shadir


Meet Mohamed Shadir is a seasoned full-stack developer with a passion that extends beyond the digital realm. With a profound dedication to crafting innovative web solutions, Mohamed Shadir brings a dynamic blend of technical prowess and an unwavering commitment to excellence.

Beyond the lines of code, Mohamed Shadir is an avid football enthusiast, with an undying devotion to the legendary Real Madrid. Although he hasn’t had the chance to watch a match from the stands, his unwavering support and deep knowledge of the game make him a true Madridista. This devotion fuels his determination, both on and off the field (or should we say, keyboard), making them a true asset to our team.

With Mohamed Shadir leading the charge, we’re not only building cutting-edge digital solutions but also celebrating every victory, both in code and on the football pitch.

Achini Fernando


Achini, with a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Engineering, brings a unique blend of technical expertise and interpersonal skills to the role of Head of Coordination. In this pivotal position, she serves as the vital bridge between the dynamic world of software development and the needs and aspirations of our valued clients.

Achini’s dedication to fostering collaboration and ensuring the satisfaction of both clients and developers drives her daily efforts. She believes that effective coordination is the key to success in any endeavour and is committed to making each project a seamless experience for all involved.

Beyond the professional realm, she finds joy in a more furry form. Her beloved hobby is petting and playing with dogs, finding solace and companionship in the presence of these loyal four-legged friends.

Monika Jukneviciute


Monika’s years of creative positions designing sites using WordPress and Drupal gave her valued web experience. But it’s her roles in TV/film production which lent the skills for project management, proven in agencies of varying size around the world. Having worked in highly pressured environments, Monika is level-headed, an effective organizer. She loves the friendly environment of Fat Beehive, working with charities who have a cause to which she can contribute.

In her downtime Monika keeps her hand in with the production world, working on podcasts, and maintains her thirst for creativity making clothes and jewellery.

Anushiya Dilshard


Coming soon…

Roni Ben-Tsruya


Roni’s multidisciplinary design experience, both in the commercial and charity sectors, plus freelance web building for women crafters, led her to a position as Digital Designer at Fat Beehive.

Following a BA in design at Goldsmiths she is self-taught in a multitude of skills. Roni has a passionate interest in accessibility, which she believes is simple if your site is expertly designed

Having been creative all her life, Roni spends much of her downtime sewing. Always glued to her hot water bottle, her current craft project is making beautiful hot water bottle covers from scraps of fabric, which she then embroiders with protest slogans reflecting her values.

Arran Bell


Arran has over 5 years of digital project management experience, working with a range of clients in the charity and fundraising sector during this time. He believes that building close relationships with clients and up-skilling them in their ways of working are the foundations for project success to be built on.
Outside of work, Arran enjoys going to gigs, collecting records, reading and going to the cinema (very frequently!). Arran is a strong advocate for social justice and equality, and can sometimes be found attending protests and demos in aid of these causes.

Errol Ozkumru


Errol has experience in Professional Football, Sales and Account management. Working with charities fundraising and trying to impact social change through fundraising and protesting led to Errol wanting to build a career with specific purpose (Enter Fat Beehive to save the day). Outside of work Errol coaches football to children and has a long term relationship with Arsenal F.C.

Malachi Amponsah


With a Law degree from the University of Exeter (#BleedGreen), and almost 5 years experience in Sales and Account Management, Malachi brings to the role an analytical and problem-solving mindset, and a passion for engaging with clients and internal teams. Combining these professional interests with the company’s strong social purpose made joining a no-brainer. Outside of work, Malachi can be found with a paintbrush or tennis racket in hand. He’s also a passionate fan of a certain singing superstar which makes his entry to the Beehive rather apt – can you guess who?

Phillip Didier


Phillip comes from a web agency background working as an account manager. A strong believer in communication he works with clients to help them get the most out of their website, and to ensure the foundations are in place for the website to grow as their goals evolve. Outside of work Phillip enjoys reading, and is currently binge watching TV detective shows from the 70’s 80’s and 90’s.

Robert Thushidan


Robert Thushidan is a seasoned Front End Developer with a passion for creating engaging and user-friendly web experiences. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from New Buckingham University, where he honed his skills in web development and design. With a solid foundation in programming languages such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, coupled with a keen eye for detail, Robert Thushidan has successfully navigated through various projects in his four years of professional experience. Having joined Fat Beehive as a Front End Developer, Robert Thushidan brings a wealth of expertise in crafting visually appealing and functional websites. His commitment to staying updated with the latest trends and technologies in the field ensures that they deliver high-quality solutions that meet client needs and exceed expectations.

Outside of work, Robert Thushidan enjoys staying active in the developer community, participating in workshops, and sharing knowledge with fellow enthusiasts. With a dedication to continuous learning and a drive for excellence, Robert Thushidan is poised to make significant contributions in the ever-evolving landscape of web development.

Rashini Hettige


As a Senior QA Engineer, Rashini brings a wealth of experience and expertise in ensuring the highest standards of software quality throughout the development lifecycle. With a proven track record of successful project implementations and a meticulous approach to testing, she is dedicated to delivering reliable and efficient software solutions.

She values the unique perspectives each team member brings to the table and is adept at leveraging these insights to enhance the overall quality of our deliverables. In every project, she prioritizes building strong interpersonal relationships, understanding team dynamics, and actively seeking opportunities to support and uplift the colleagues. Believing and recognizing that success is a collective endeavour, She is here to support the growth and achievements of the entire team.

Mohamed Nilfar


Nilfar brings over a decade of experience in Non-Profit Organizations and more than three years in Software Development firms. Holding First Class Honours in BSc (Hons) Computer Systems and Networking from the University of Greenwich, UK, he is also an AWS Certified Solutions Architect-Associate and a Red Hat Certified Engineer.In the digital landscape, Nilfar is a maestro, orchestrating cloud infrastructure, automation, and DevOps practices with finesse. With a toolkit brimming with expertise in Linux, AWS, Docker, CI/CD, Terraform, and Bash scripting, Nilfar crafts solutions that redefine efficiency in the cloud arena.

Beyond the tech realm, Nilfar finds joy in gaming, treasured moments with loved ones, and immersive experiences in nature. As a nature enthusiast and wildlife photographer, Nilfar’s lens captures the awe-inspiring beauty of the natural world, reflecting a deep-seated passion for conservation and environmental stewardship.

Katie Stokes


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Asanka Jayasundra


With over seven years of fullstack development experience, specializing in backend technologies, Asanka brings a wealth of expertise and an unwavering commitment to excellence to every project. Proficient in PHP, Python, JavaScript, and React.js, he is not just a developer but a dynamic and adaptable individual in the ever-evolving landscape of web development.

Driven by an insatiable curiosity and a passion for continuous learning, he thrives on exploring new programming technologies and methodologies, ensuring he stays ahead of industry trends and delivers cutting-edge solutions. He is dedicated to pushing the boundaries of possibility, serving as a catalyst for progress, whether it’s architecting robust backend systems or crafting seamless user experiences.

Apart from coding, he takes pleasure in watching movies and TV shows, drawing inspiration from their captivating narratives. Even during his free time, he remains committed to learning new technologies, aiming to contribute significantly to the future of web development.

Pamodith Maduwantha


Meet Pamodith, an experienced Front-end Developer specializing in crafting immersive user experiences with React.js, TypeScript, and SCSS. With over one and a half years of hands-on experience, He is graduated from the University of Wolverhampton. He is passionate about leveraging technology to tackle real-world challenges and is on a mission to make meaningful contributions. A friendly team player, He brings a relentless drive for innovation and commitment to code excellence. So be ready to build something extraordinary together.

Jeral Sandeeptha


As a dedicated Full-Stack Developer with a strong proficiency in both front-end and back-end development. He holds a BSc in Software Engineering from Birmingham City University, UK. With 2.5 years of experience in the software industry, he specializes in creating robust web and mobile solutions tailored to meet the needs of enterprise clients. His skill set spans a wide array of programming languages and frameworks, enabling him to deliver comprehensive, high-quality solutions. Ready to connect with Jeral and build something extraordinary together.