About Us

Nimbus sprung up from a growing collaboration of recognised experts, who are passionate about impacting communities in poverty.

Our vision is a world where communities have access to the information, resources and support needed to be empowered and to make transformational change.

Our mission is to impact poverty and social deprivation through the innovative use of mobile phones and cloud computing. We aim to enable individuals to find their change space and to transform behaviour.

We work with social enterprises and NGOs both in the UK and in developing countries to promote and support entrepreneurs. We enjoy delivering sustainable business projects for communities in need.

Peter Holt – Director, has over 20 years experience managing organisational change and high performance teams within O2, Nokia and Toshiba. At Telefonica O2UK Peter spent 4 years as Head of Wholesale, a £300m per year business unit. He also has extensive knowledge in mobile data having also been the Head of Business Mobilisation. Peter is an outstanding leader and committed to working with goodbusiness principles for social change.

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Paul Leppitt –Director, is a former Operations Director with over 20 years experience of all aspects of business operations including manufacturing, sourcing, planning, new product introductions and quality systems. More recently Paul has been a consultant in the Small Medium Enterprise (SME) sector delivering change management projects and assisting business start ups. Paul works with a number of third sector organisations both in the UK and in Africa improving their efficiency and effectiveness in the services they provide.

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Mike Santer- Director is a serial technology business starter. Mike now focuses his energies on encouraging those technologies that support and develop social transformation. He is currently researching the Impact of Mobile and Internet Technologies in Developing Markets through a PhD at Southampton University.

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David Deakin – International Development and Healthcare Consultant, is former Marketing Director of the International Development Agency Tearfund, and now manages their HIV/Aids programmes. Not only does David have practical, frontline experience in development, he has also worked extensively in the field of Health care. With a background in microbiology, David was a founder & Chief Executive at InteractivHealth plc for 5 years and before that he worked in various marketing and clinical roles within the pharmaceutical industry.

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Dr. Gary Wills – Academic Consultant, works at Southampton University in England. Where he oversees PHD students in the School of Electronic and Computer Sciences and has a particular interest in technologies that deliver social benefits. He is researching applied technologies in: knowledge management, semantic web, virtual research environments, e-learning, e-assessment, and serious educational games.

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Peter Goodall – Mobilisation Consultant, Government and Police Sectors, has substantial command experience in the rank of both Assistant Chief Constable and Chief Superintendent; which included leading the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) department at time of significant change, he was also the programme lead for the implementation of mobile information. Peter has worked at Governmental level undertaking process and performance reviews and directing national campaigns on behalf of the Home Office in relation to ‘The Night Time Economy – Binge drinking and anti-social behaviour’. He now specialises in mobile and web technologies for Responsible Government, Crime prevention and social inclusion, plus Mobilisation of front-line services.

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