Meet the team

Bridge has big aspirations to change the world and help ensure that every child has access to a life changing education. 

There are thousands of dedicated and committed people in team Bridge across the world; meet those that are spearheading our mission

Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer • Jay Kimmelman

Jay has spent his life in the education sector; and prior to Bridge founded EduSoft. As well as leading bridge’s operations he 
oversees finance, fundraising and investment to ensure Bridge is accessible to even more children.

Co-founder and Chief Development Officer • Dr Shannon May

Shannon has a PHD in anthropology and was a classroom teacher before founding Bridge. Now she oversees Bridge’s growth 
into new partnerships with governments and organisations worldwide. 

Chief Academic Officer • Sean Geraghty

Sean used be a teacher so understands how important it is to feel empowered and supported. Now, he ensures that teachers 
and pupils get the best possible experience and achieve the best possible results from Bridge’s academic content by leading 
our “learning lab”.

Chief Technology Officer • Kent McNeill

Kent has a passion for technology which is important when you need to deliver a high tech solution in low tech communities. 
He leads technology teams around the world to ensure teachers and staff are effectively supported as they help children to 
learn.

East Africa Managing Director • Andrew White

Andrew has worked across Africa on education initiatives for over a decade; he is committed to ensuring that all children 
get the chance to go to school and really learn. At Bridge, he oversees our work in Uganda and Kenya.

Head of Bridge Partnership Schools for Liberia • Marcus Wleh

Marcus is leading Bridge’s work in Africa’s oldest republic, and is dedicated to helping the Liberian government improve free, 
public, primary schools across the whole country through the world's most innovative education Public Private Partnership.

Head of Bridge Schools Uganda • Morrison Rwakakamba

Morrison has worked in private sector and project development, public policy analysis, and for the Ugandan government. He 
also founded Uganda’s Agency for Transformation. Now he oversees the delivery of transformative education opportunities 
through Bridge.

Bridge India Managing Director • Ranjit Koshi

Ranjit comes from a consultancy background but is now helping the local Andhra Pradesh government change 
dilapidated buildings into high performing affordable schools.

Managing Director, Bridge Nigeria • Olu Babalola

Olu has a global consultancy background and has overseen Bridge’s growth across Nigeria, developing a range of innovative 
partnerships.