Team Openbrolly


We are a small and mighty team of creatively diverse, driven and innovative individuals working in various locations, from Scotland to Spain.

We are proud to pioneer new digital solutions that transform our clients lives.

Lindsay dropped his economics and business management studies to become a ‘hip’ trainee programmer in the 70’s. His varied career took him all over the world providing consultancy in strategy and programme management and n 2000 he joined Openbrolly as mentor and chairman. 

Favourite food Macaroni & Cheese

Best advice received Carpe Diem

How many brollys do you have? 1

Geoff’s our managing director from Liverpool but now based in the Scottish borders, although he does love to pop to Italy too. Geoff left local government in 2000 to set up Openbrolly with David, and well the rest is history. 

Favourite season Winter

Favourite music genre Classical

How many brollys do you have? 3

Sam’s from Essex but is now in the Highlands. Her diverse mix of career paths and studies brought her to OB in 2017 whilst still completing her degree in business management. In 2020, Sam was promoted to OB’s Operation Director and is continuing her studies to become a Dr.  

Famous Encounter David Beckham... I spilt a pint of stella over him.

Favourite Quote Hukuna Matata 

How many brollys do you have? 1 but i think its broken

Lindsay Ebner

Chairman

Geoff Wilcock

Managing Director

Sam Hill

Operation Director


Lindsay Ebner

Chairman

Lindsay dropped his economics and business management studies to become a ‘hip’ trainee programmer in the 70’s. His varied career took him all over the world providing consultancy in strategy and programme management and n 2000 he joined Openbrolly as mentor and chairman. 

Favourite food Macaroni & Cheese

Best advice received Carpe Diem

How many brollys do you have? 1


Geoff Wilcock

Managing Director

Geoff’s our managing director from Liverpool but now based in the Scottish borders, although he does love to pop to Italy too. Geoff left local government in 2000 to set up Openbrolly with David, and well the rest is history. 

Favourite season Winter

Favourite music genre Classical

How many brollys do you have? 3


Sam Hill

Operations Director

Sam’s from Essex but is now in the Highlands. Her diverse mix of career paths and studies brought her to OB in 2017 whilst still completing her degree in business management. In 2020, Sam was promoted to OB’s Operation Director and is continuing her studies to become a Dr.  

Famous Encounter David Beckham... I spilt a pint of stella over him.

Favourite Quote Hukuna Matata 

How many brollys do you have? 1 but i think its broken

 

Luck brought William from his native France to the Scottish Highlands at age 22. He has since played and taught Highland Bagpipes, gained a computing degree and has been coding with Openbrolly ever since.

Superpower Adaptability

Favourite Movie One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest

How many brollys do you have? 2

The start of Conrads's career path saw him bounce between sawmills, joinery apprenticeships, hospitality, back to school & onto the top of a roof to help out a roofer, and that's where he's been ever since. In 2000 he decided to change career & gained a BSc & a career in the IT industry.

Favourite Food Indian cuisine, especially madras

How many brolly do you have? None

Scott is the newest member of the Openbrolly team. He previously worked in cyber security and has joined us to focus on programming. When Scott's not as his desk you might find him in a VR world far away.

Specialist Subject Gaming

Favourite Place His office space with all his technology

How many brollys do you have? None

William Nyffeler

Senior Analyst Programmer

Conrad Mackay

Agile project manager & programmer

Scott Masson

Trainee Programmer


William Nyffeler

Senior Analyst Programmer

Luck brought William from his native France to the Scottish Highlands at age 22. He has since played and taught Highland Bagpipes, gained a computing degree and has been coding with Openbrolly ever since.

Superpower Adaptability

Favourite Movie One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest

How many brollys do you have? 2


Conrad Mackay

Agile Project Manager & Programmer

The start of Conrads's career path saw him bounce between sawmills, joinery apprenticeships, hospitality, back to school & onto the top of a roof to help out a roofer, and that's where he's been ever since. In 2000 he decided to change career & gained a BSc & a career in the IT industry.

Favourite Food Indian cuisine, especially madras

How many brolly do you have? None


Scott Masson

Trainee Programmer

Scott is the newest member of the Openbrolly team. He previously worked in cyber security and has joined us to focus on programming. When Scott's not as his desk you might find him in a VR world far away.

Specialist Subject Gaming

Favourite Place His office space with all his technology

How many brollys do you have? None

 

Hailing from the Canadian Rockies, Joss is now based in Barcelona. When she’s not working as a brand strategist, you’ll find her taking photos, brainstorming creative projects and enjoying the odd glass of wine on a rooftop. 

Favourite Food Olives

Childhood Nickname Jossy

How many brollys do you have? None. I live in Spain.

Originally a freelance illustrator and graphic designer, Claire has explored the world of visual communication through design, photography and written word. She now joins our ranks to help us propel into an exciting and prosperous future.

Favourite place The beach

Best advice heard Buy cheap buy twice

How many brolly do you have? 1 huge rainbow brolly that fits the whole family underneath

Bring your talents to Openbrolly to help create and grow services for our clients and beyond.

Openbrolly are a Living Wage employer.

Joss Mandryck

Brand & Marketing Consultant

Claire Banks

Marketing & Sales Assistant

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Joss Mandryck

Brand & Marketing Consultant

Hailing from the Canadian Rockies, Joss is now based in Barcelona. When she’s not working as a brand strategist, you’ll find her taking photos, brainstorming creative projects and enjoying the odd glass of wine on a rooftop. 

Favourite Food Olives

Childhood Nickname Jossy

How many brollys do you have? None. I live in Spain.


Claire Banks

Marketing & Sales Assistant

Originally a freelance illustrator and graphic designer, Claire has explored the world of visual communication through design, photography and written word. She now joins our ranks to help us propel into an exciting and prosperous future.

Favourite place The beach

Best advice heard Buy cheap buy twice

How many brolly do you have? 1 huge rainbow brolly that fits the whole family underneath