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David Newbigging
LEAD CONSULTANT AND FOUNDER

David is a senior level digital transformation expert and has worked in both local and central government, as well as law enforcement organisations.

With 20 years experience, his expertise in service design and solution delivery has enabled him to work on some high profile, cutting edge digital transformation projects and programmes which have played a crucial role in modernising government. By using methodologies such as Lean and Agile, David delivers projects that meet strict compliance measures and can enable organisations to offer joined up services that meet both user and business needs.

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Jackie Negus
BUSINESS ENGAGEMENT MANAGER

Jackie plays a crucial role at Apprilis in building strong relationships with a customers and supporting partners. She also supports the team in managing and coordinating all new bid and tender content and submissions, liaising with staff and suppliers and using her extensive copywriting and organisational skills.

She is also hands on writing business policies and statements as well as marketing and promotional content. Trained as a news journalist, Jackie spent two years in Los Angeles as Foreign Correspondent for Sky News, reporting live on breaking stories, current affairs – and from red carpet events. She also spent many years behind the camera as a television producer for Sky Cinema, working on projects including the Annual Academy Awards (OSCARS) and the Emmy Awards.

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Lisa Prosser
OPERATION MANAGER

Lisa is at the heart of Apprilis. A multi-skilled professional entrusted by management to provide leadership and mentoring across the collective staff base.

Along with continual operational support, which enables all projects to operate effectively and efficiently, Lisa obtained our ISO and Cyber Essentials Plus accreditations and ensures we continue to meet the requirements. She is “the engine behind Apprilis” working closely with our Founder to ensure the smooth running on a day-to-day basis. A qualified Accounting Technician (AAT) with a background in recruitment and mentoring, Lisa also holds a Level 2 Introduction to Counselling accreditation.

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Prash Motapothula
CHIEF TECHNICAL OFFICER

Prash is our solution and technical architecture guru and is responsible for providing technical leadership and consultancy, through the development, operation and on-going improvement of public and internally facing digital services for our clients.

He is an AWS certified solutions architect and helps to transform the way we and our clients use technology, data, and digital services, to ensure that we are seen as being at the cutting edge of truly transformative technology platforms and digital services.

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Fazal Kahn
LEAD ENGINEER

Fazal is a seasoned professional with 25 years of experience in digital brand strategy, design, software architecture, product management and consulting.

He is a skilled problem solver and stays current with industry trends. As a key member of Apprilis, he leads projects to ensure they are delivered on time and to the highest standards. He is dedicated to understanding clients’ unique needs and providing them with the best possible service.

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Elizabeth Hitchins
LEAD USER RESEARCHER, DESIGNER AND ACCESSIBILITY CONSULTANT

Liz has over 25 years’ experience in the digital space, with over seven years’ experience in the public sector, driving forward the digital transformation of many departments.

She is focused on designing user centric digital products and services-taking the lead on accessibility, threading proven principles through design and code. Liz works in an agile, collaborative way and has worked in many industries including ecommerce, financial, pharmaceutical, creative, engineering and the public sector.

Liz specialises in Government Digital Services (GDS) projects for the public sector and has spent time as a GDS user research assessor.

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diverse, multi-skilled technical delivery team

Translating needs into viable solutions

Apprilis have a core staff of Principal and Senior Consultants and Associates. Specialities include Business Analysts, UX/UI Designers, Tech Architects, User Researchers, Front End/UI Developers, Full-Stack Developers, Programme Managers, Agile Coaches, Delivery Managers and Project Managers.

All of our technical staff are proficient in the Agile methodology.

If more resources are needed, then similarly experienced and appropriately qualified staff will be supplemented from our trusted network of Associates or our preferred resource recruitment suppliers. We have dedicated recruitment personnel and access to a tried and tested socially responsible recruitment agency, both of which enables us to meet urgent, short notice requests and find the right calibre of candidate required quickly. We undertake BPSS clearance on all candidates prior to starting.

Apprilis can embed employees directly into our customer sites- to offer direct best practice, advice and support, which blends industry experience with practicality.

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    FOCUSED

    Service design and business analysis tailored to your unique needs.
    Iterative user and client-centred research and interaction design.

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    FORWARD THINKING

    Skills transfer, coaching, mentoring. Continuous Improvement and change management leadership services.
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    COMPLIANT

    GDS Digital Service Standard compliant agile delivery.
    Design and build of gov.uk compliant sites.

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