The Mission Drive Team
Founder, Managing Director
Candice has a background in sales and learning. And a passion for helping clients succeed. She led the launch of Mission Drive as a Hubspot Partner Agency and helps implement the inbound marketing strategies and data skills programmes we design with clients. Candice has overall responsibility for our business infrastructure, connection with partners, and service delivery.
Content & Community
Jem is a content and community specialist, with a particular focus on cutting edge technology and innovation. She has worked on a range of projects and has experience working on projects around future trends, data, the next workplace and the social impact of tech. This includes projects with Digital Catapult, the Open Data Institute and Tech Nation.
Ollie Pickup is an award-winning writer, specialising in technology and business. Ollie uses his experience writing for Guardian Labs, Raconteur and the Daily Telegraph to turn our client's stories and products into compelling copy that generates leads and awareness. Ollie has written on a variety of topics – including open data, artificial intelligence and smart cities.
Nisha helps our clients research, scope and develop data skills and engagement programmes. With a background in technology and communications, Nisha has worked in data management, security and skills enablement for more than 10 years. This includes leading learning and partner projects at Symantec, Veritas and Veeam.
Founder, Strategy Director
Simon helps our clients develop effective growth strategies and data literacy programmes. With a background in business psychology, Simon has worked in data, business development and training for over 16 years. This includes leading the learning programme at Tim Berners-Lee's Open Data Institute, and the launch of Harvard Business School's first European office.