Founder & CEO
He has had a close-knit partnership with the UKOUG for many years which has only strengthened his relationship with the community.
Taking a peek into his personal life, Tony was born in Dorset and grew up in East London. His interests lie in sports such as Rugby, Skiing and Cycling. He has combined his love of cycling with a desire to help others and took part in his longest cycle ride to date from Germany to the UK! Tony likes nothing more than to spend time with his wife and two children.
Tony is a solutions designer and problem solver with a passion for training. His experience in handling businesses for over 20 years has helped him understand the requirements of most company departments and allowed him to develop a business that benefits both his customers and partners alike.
Tony is a strong believer in continuous improvement and is completely focused on customer service excellence, this is evident throughout everything that the Fudge team do.
Project Manager / Head of Operations
Rachel has enjoyed her role in providing financial support and oversight and shaping business processes, since she joined the team in 2018.
With over 10 years experience in managing, planning and budgeting Agile and Prince II projects and portfolios across IT, education and construction industries, Rachel is passionate about continuous improvement and getting the best policies and processes working effectively for the business to achieve its goals. She fully believes in the philosophy that no matter how good you get, you can always get a little bit better and that’s where the exciting opportunity is.
Outside of work Rachel loves baking and spending time making a mess in the kitchen with her two young children aka ‘star bakers’. Living in SW London they are lucky to be able to go on cycling adventures in the beautiful leafy parks, with everyone trying to keep up with her cycling-mad husband. She is getting back into running and is looking forward to parkrun starting up again soon. In lockdown Rachel rediscovered a love of reading and is a member of a local book club.
Training Manager / Oracle Trainer
During the time spent as a consultant with Accenture Amanda expanded her IT Service Management (ITSM) expertise and understanding of SaaS solutions such as ServiceNow. Awakening Amanda to the realisation that the likes of ServiceNow were disrupters to the ERP marketplace.
It was the same passion for continuous improvement which brought Amanda to the attention of Tony Cook, Fudgelearn Founder and CEO. Amanda initially started working at Fudgelearn as a freelance trainer and consultant then recently joined as a permanent employee.
Outside of work Amanda enjoys spending time growing prize-winning vegetables and hiking or camping in the local Peak District countryside with her 9-year-old son and husband.
Senior Advisor / Manager
Marc is a highly motivated individual with excellent stakeholder skills that are complimented with strong risk management, process and analytical capability.
Having spent his early years in Edinburgh, Marc has focussed on building an international career and possesses strong operational and delivery skills that have been gained whilst working in a number of influential global organisations. These have included Apple, ACI Worldwide, Honeywell, Oracle, Accenture, New York Stock Exchange, Bank of England, Ericsson, Bank of America, Diebold Nixdorf and Allianz.
Marc sees lifelong learning and the ability to change as drivers to success and is keen to assist organisations and their staff adopt technological and process change using not just tried and tested delivery and people management methodologies but leveraging the latest collaborative and innovative tools.
Outside of work Marc is learning Mandarin and has recently rediscovered his love of coding and actively mentoring several entrepreneurs in digital transformation projects.