Meet our team

Joseph Thompson AID:Tech CEO
CEO | Co-Founder

Joseph Thompson

Joseph combines a background in management consultancy with strategic IT management, boosting a wealth of practical and theoretical knowledge. Previous to founding AID:Tech, he held a number of senior positions at Bearing Point, Ericsson, The Litmus Group and AIB. It is Joseph’s vision to harness cutting-edge technology and build a company that is both profitable and socially responsible.

Niall Dennehy AID:Tech COO
COO | Co-Founder

Niall Dennehy

With a background in software design & development, Niall combines his unique skill-sets with proven business acumen. Prior to founding AID:Tech with Joseph, Niall held multiple positions as Business Analyst whilst also leading the design and development of numerous award winning apps and platforms. Niall also co-founded Imprez and PresX.


Alejandro (Sasha) Vicente Grabovetsky

Also the Chief Data Scientist. Trained as a cognitive neuroscientist, Sasha has worked at some of the best laboratories in Cambridge and Nijmegen. He spends his time across academia and socially responsible startups – from democratising science to helping accelerate a cure for Alzheimer’s Disease.

Program Manager

Grace Ma

Grace has worked in the cryptocurrency and crowdfunding industries alongside early-stage startups, prior to joining AID:Tech. Highly disciplined and organised, she carries her skillset over to AID:Tech at this highly pivotal juncture.


Nicola Paoli

A full-stack developer, Nicola is working on a series of projects in education, open-data and enterprise applications. His passion in tech and innovation has also brought him to focus on distributed applications and Hyperledger implementations.

Flavien Charlon

Flavien Charlon

Flavien was previously at Microsoft developing the Azure platform. He is also the author of The Open Assets Protocol, allowing organizations to securely issue and trade real-world assets like commodities, securities, currencies and smart properties on the Blockchain.

Lead Designer

Viv Duignan

With over 10 years’ experience in EdTech, Viv was the creative inspiration for numerous games, apps and learning platforms. He is also one of the world’s leading VR designers. His goal is to bring the best of product design to empower those less fortunate.