Meet the Snap team

Who we are

Trip controllers and Journey data anlysts

  • Anna is a multilingual graduate with more than 4 years of experience in Broadcasting Journalism, Interpreting and Translations. She has a strong track record in the Travel industry, Retail and Customer service.

    Anna Di Donato

    Lead Trip Controller
  • Aleksandra is a Journalist, with multi-national experience in broadcasting and with a wide array of publications. Certified senior yoga teacher and founder of yoga schools in the US, Germany, France and the UK. Founder of "Let 's Go Vegan".

    Aleksandra Horwood

    Trip Controller
  • Ed is a writer, loves cinema and music, and is addicted to curry.

    Ed Spencer

    Trip Controller
  • Atif is an avid movie buff, globetrotter, photographer and football enthusiast.

    Atif Shamsudoha

    Trip Controller
  • Joe lives a double life as a philosophy and law graduate from the University of Sheffield by day, and as a singer-songwriter signed to Communion Records by night.

    Joe Banfi

    Trip Controller
  • Akinyi has a passion for helping others with 5 years experience working in hospitality. Recent graduate in Psychology with Criminology. Her fascination for culture, history tradition and food has led her to travel to 15 countries and she hopes to get to 30 countries by her 30s.

    Akinyi Odhiambo

    Trip Controller/London Ops
  • In my spare time I’m an ardent sports fan supporting Arsenal for my whole life, I also have a passion for boxing and MMA, competing as an amateur boxer during my younger years.

    Syed Mustakim Ali

    Trip Controller
  • Alla loves the challenge of working in a technology based start-up firm. She has experience in managing international brands and also loves fashion and travel. Most memorable coach trip was a journey from native Latvia to Lappland!

    Alla Schoombee

    Journey Data Analyst
  • With fifteen years of Customer Service experience, and nine as a Team Leader, Arul is a key member of the Trip Control, Operator Liaison and Journey planning teams, with a unique view across the business.

    Arul Mugilan Mariadoss

    Journey Data Analyst
  • Ben is an avid football fan who produces music in his spare time. An Arts and animal lover who likes to explore the City.

    Ben Walker

    Journey Data Analyst

Service delivery team

  • Marcus is a former president of Aston University Student Union. He's a keen skier, so he's done a lot of travelling by coach. He's pleased England's roads have fewer hairpin bends and steep, mountainous drops.

    Marcus Standish

    City Launch Manager
  • Derby County fan Hannah graduated from Aston University with a degree in Economics, before joining Snap in 2017. She leads the operations team in the East Midlands.

    Hannah Northridge

    Area Manager, Midlands
  • Before Snap, Harry travelled the world training racehorses. He’s now Snap’s man in the West Country. His passions include bouldering and playing American Football. He also co-owns a food truck, travelling round the summer festival circuit.

    Harry Hughes-Onslow

    Area Manager, West
  • James graduated from Exeter University, with a degree in Business. Before joining Snap, James spent time at a Management Consultancy, working across a number of clients and capabilities. He leads the operations team in London.

    James Swallow

    Area Manager, London

Finance and Marketing teams

  • James built his career in senior C-suite roles for several global B2B giants before starting his consultancy delivering value to the tech enabled SME market. He truly demonstrates a capacity to successfully step into operational roles, leading with a strong commercial focus to derive genuine value improvement.

    James Holland

    Finance Director
  • Rakesh is an Analytical Finance and Reporting Accountant experienced in accounting systems updates/implementations.

    Rakesh Pancholi

    Financial Controller
  • Hayley loves to travel. Favourite recent adventures include trips across Scandinavia and several provinces in China. Her background is in fundraising, research and project management.

    Hayley Herman

    Admin and Accounts Officer
  • Kylie is a growth marketer with over 5 years experience working with early stage tech startups and scaleups. Her focus is on creating great user experiences that reach the right people at the right time.

    Kylie Whitehead

    Digital Marketing Manager

Tech team

  • Dom is a seasoned product manager with a number of years experience in start ups. With a wealth of experience launching products in the E-com, Fin-tech and insure-tech markets Dom believes that the best products are built for customers first.

    Dominic Humphreys

    Product Manager
  • Lukas is curious. He is curious about Berlin and Brooklyn, photos and pho, node.js and vue.js, democracy and demons. Lukas soaks up the information. He is curious about everything and this makes him the perfect Tech Lead.

    Lukas Juhas

    Tech Lead
  • Silvia has a Masters degree in Digital & Visual Communications and more than 15 years experience of working in media and creative agencies, e-commerce companies and web and marketing consultancies.

    Silvia Chiappalone

    UX/UI Designer
  • Runs a Cedric Diggory look-alike side hustle on Thursday evenings.

    Alistair Swallow

    Data Scientist
  • Trained in the dark arts of the internet, Alberto is our in-house Cyber-Security expert and one of the engineers that keeps Snap running. Out of the office you can find him playing bass, learning Russian or following the newest fad diet.

    Alberto Weinrichter

    Senior Developer
  • Completed a Masters degree in Computer Science before joining the team at Snap as a Full Stack Developer.

    Jason Deakin

    Developer
  • Originally from Belfast! Joined the tech team at Snap to offer his developer skill set and PHP prowess.

    Johnathan Barrett

    Developer

Management

  • Thomas is former Commercial Director of Chiltern Railways. Previously Product Development Director for National Express, he came up with the idea for Snap and quickly recognised its huge potential to transform Intercity Leisure Travel.

    Thomas Ableman

    CEO
  • Has worked in startups since 1998. Is no stranger to working in Cyrillic having worked with the founders of gumtree to build and exit Russia’s largest classifieds website slando.ru. Is mostly glad to be working in English again.

    Martin Moss

    Director of Engineering
  • Christy worked in Advertising before joining Aviva as Head of Group Marketing Strategy and Internal Engagement Director. For the last four years he has been Managing Director of full-service marketing services agency, The Gate London.

    Christy Stewart-Smith

    Sales & Marketing Director
  • Formerly a Tax and Reward Specialist with Citigroup, Pilates obsessive Justine is People and Customer Director and also manages our fantastic team of Trip Controllers.

    Justine Livingstone

    People and Customer Director
  • He founded digital agency Fat Beehive in 1997 and was one of the first into Shoreditch in the same year. He still owns Fat Beehive but has put in place a management team to enable him to lead product for Snap.

    Tom Moreton

    Director of Internal Operations
  • Before joining Snap, Paul was Area MD of Arriva London, responsible for one million passenger journeys every day. With his experience of massive transport logistics, Paul is the ideal person to manage Snap’s growing transport logistics.

    Paul Adcock

    Director of Service Delivery

Board

  • Rob is the former Managing Director of Chiltern Railways and a transport and infrastructure development expert. He led the development of London Overground and is now also working on the East West rail route.

    Rob Brighouse

    Chairman
  • Simon has fifteen years of experience working with early stage, high growth technology businesses. He is currently CFO of LoopUp, a SaaS business specialising in remote business meetings, which successfully floated on AIM in 2016.

    Simon Healey

    Investor Director
  • Ben Whitaker has been founder and CEO of several technology, payments and transit related companies including Masabi.com, the global digital ticketing provider innovating to save money for public transit agencies.

    Ben Whitaker

    Non-Executive Director
  • Tom is CEO of Oxford Capital and has spent the last two decades in the venture capital market. He has invested in and worked with over 30 start-up companies across the UK, Europe and the US.

    Tom Bradley

    Investor Director

Advisory board

  • Leila is a founding partner at Kindred Capital. Leila is both an investor and an entrepreneur, with over a decade of operating experience in technology businesses across three continents.

    Leila Zegna

    Advisor, Kindred Capital
  • Co-founder and Investment Lead at ADV. Previously was Deputy Director of Wayra UK (Telefonica’s early stage investment arm). Before that spent three years doing M&A across Europe, Asia and the US.

    David Fogel

    Advisor ADV

Our Values

Snap

Snap exists to enable anyone to go
anywhere for not very much money.

1
Snap

Snap people are
thoughtful and thorough

2
Snap

Snap people like to help
each other and others

3
Snap

Snap people think, talk and act as if
our customers and partners are listening.

4
Snap

Snap people let colleagues and partners know
what is needed of them; but let them achieve it in whatever way suits them best.

Snap Snap

We create win-win results
for travellers and transport providers, using tech.