Meet The Team

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All of our team are specialists in their fields and collectively have many years
experience, working and engaging with young people

Ben

Ben Hayes

Director
Lead Tutor
Ben started BlueWhale back in 2001, during which time he's worked with and engaged 1000's of young people. Originially a music techonlogist, over the years Ben has increased his skillset and now teaches Graphics, Video Editing, 3d Design, Games Design, Motion Graphics, IT and Songwriting.
Julie

Julie Simpson

Director
QA & Business Development
Julie is a Educational Specialist and heads up QA at BlueWhale along with Business Development. She also has a teaching degree and delivers craft and Welcome Host qualifications.
Ben

Duncan Grimley

Media Tutor
Ben started BlueWhale back in 2001, during which time he's worked with and engaged 1000's of young people. Originially a music techonlogist, over the years Ben has increased his skillset and now teaches Graphics, Video Editing, 3d Design, Games Design, Motion Graphics, IT and Songwriting.
Julie

Weronika Gdula

Media Tutor
Ben started BlueWhale back in 2001, during which time he's worked with and engaged 1000's of young people. Originially a music techonlogist, over the years Ben has increased his skillset and now teaches Graphics, Video Editing, 3d Design, Games Design, Motion Graphics, IT and Songwriting.
Ben

Leon Smith

Media Tutor
Ben started BlueWhale back in 2001, during which time he's worked with and engaged 1000's of young people. Originially a music techonlogist, over the years Ben has increased his skillset and now teaches Graphics, Video Editing, 3d Design, Games Design, Motion Graphics, IT and Songwriting.