Better educational media for the next generation of global citizens

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Our mission is to make educational media better.

To do that we partner with purpose-driven brands, non-profits and publishers to create inspiring and impactful educational videos.

If you’re a parent or educator you can create an account and watch selected resources free-of-charge, on any web connected device.

The Team

Interested in joining the team? We currently have several great career opportunities on offer. Visit our careers page to learn more.

Board & Advisors

  • Mark Nagurski

    Co-Founder / CEO

    Mark has two decades of experience in business development and has designed educational outreach programmes for the government and the corporate sector.

  • Catherine Ross-Davies

    Co-Founder / COO

    Catherine is a former award-winning series Producer and Director with the BBC, producing shows in collaboration with Discovery, National Geographic and BBC America.

  • Dr Liz Fogel

    Board Member

    Liz is Managing Director at USC Rossier School of Education and the former Director of Education for The Walt Disney Company. She holds a doctoral degree in educational psychology.

  • Stephen McClelland MBE

    Board Member

    Stephen is a Director at Cordovan Capital Management and former Managing Director of Schrader Electronics which was acquired for $1B by Senstata.

  • Jean McKenzie

    Board Member

    Former Executive Vice President at Mattel leading the global $2B Fisher Price Division. Former President of the American Girl company; Senior VP of Learning at The Walt Disney; CEO & President, Gateway Learning Corporation

Commercial Team

  • Tara Walsh

    Education Evangelist

    A former teacher, Tara worked in secondary and higher education. And spent 15 years in corporate training. She's passionate about educator professional development, democratising education, and developing young people into global citizens.

  • Leeanne Nuttall-Lowe

    Marketing Manager

    A 20 year industry veteran, Leeanne is a marketing expert with a proven track record of delivering award-winning campaigns that drive user acquisition and maximise ROI.

  • Leanne Doherty

    Business Development (Ireland)

    Leanne manages business development on the island of Ireland.

  • Jon White

    Business Development Director

    Jon has over two decades of experience in digital content and publishing. He has held senior roles with Macmillan, Semantico, DK/Penguin amongst others

  • Beatrijs Lelyveld

    Partnerships, Distribution & Licensing

    Beatrijs is a multi-lingual content strategist and product development professional with extensive international experience that includes leading roles at Shutterstock, ITN Source, the AP and Real Networks.

  • Russ Williams

    Head of Development

    Russ is the former Director of BBC StoryWorks EMEA (the BBC's branded content division) and Yahoo's Head of Production EMEA (Content Partnerships/Marketing Division).

  • Andy Henry

    Designer

    Andy is a brand experience designer, helping craft the look and feel of Makematic and our client projects.

Content Team

  • Brian Shaw

    Senior Producer

    Brian has 13 years’ international experience most recently as Senior Producer at GetSmarter Online Education in Cape Town.

  • Aine Carlin

    Online Producer / Director

    Aine produces our Skillsumo series and is responsible for our SDG resources.

  • Sean Curran

    Video Editor

    Sean is a mediocre footballer, generic dresser but a fantastic video editor.

  • Daniel McGarrigle

    Lead Animator

    Daniel is an amazing motion graphics artist, animator, graphic designer and DJ.

  • Barbara Cipollone

    Animator

    Barbara is an animator who has worked on the Oscar-nominated The Song of the Sea.

  • Kevin Gillen

    Sound Design

    Kevin Gillen is a sound editor/designer/mixer for film, TV and multimedia.

  • Conor McKelvey

    Motion Graphics Designer

    Conor is a multidisciplinary designer with skills from graphic design to animation.

  • Lee Henry

    Script Editor

    Lee is an author and journalist who has worked for the BBC and the Sunday Times.

  • Caoimhe Sweeney

    Motion Graphics Artist

    Caoimhe has worked as a freelance artist for the past ten years.

  • Rachael McNamee

    Production Co-Ordinator

    Rachael has worked in production on titles including Line of Duty and Game of Thrones.

  • Peter Worth

    Instructional Designer (Freelance)

    Peter holds is Project Lead for the School Retool program at Standford University.

  • Eamon Kerrigan

    Assistant Editor

    Eamon studied Creative Media Production and has since gravitated towards editing.

  • Ryan Lee

    Assistant Producer

    Ryan is a talented and hard-working production assistant based in our Belfast office.

  • Kyle McGeagh

    Post Production Coordinator

    Kyle looks after our media assets and technical infrastructure.

  • Claire Bethell

    Motion Graphics Artist

    Claire has experience in graphic design and a passion for illustration.

  • Michael Barwise

    Online Producer / Director

    Michael is an experienced producer / director and a regular on the indie festival circuit.