About the Agile Yorkshire Community

Agile Yorkshire is a monthly gathering of IT professionals from in and around Yorkshire. It has met every month since 2007 to discuss Agile software development methods and extreme programming, plus a host of other IT issues.

Agile Yorkshire's monthly gatherings provide a platform for local practitioners to network, learn from each other and listen to some of the IT industries highest profile speakers.

Next Event: Coming soon...

The Organisers

Royd Brayshay

Royd Brayshay is an agile coach and trainer based in Leeds.

He works with all kinds of agile coaching clients around Yorkshire and across the north of England to help them become more commercially effective at building software.

He is a co-owner of NewRedo, a software company based in Leeds with clients including the Lotus Formula 1 Racing Team, EasyJet, Walmart and some growing lean startups.

Royd was nominated for an agile coaching award in 2012.

Past Speakers

Ian Carroll
Ian Carroll is a consultant, coach, and speaker on all topics related to Lean, Kanban and Agile software development. Using his 25 years of hands-on experience he helps clients transform their organisations using Agile & Lean techniques to lower...
John Le Drew
John has spent most of the last 2 decades working in the software industry, with a focus on web technologies. After 10 years as a software engineer John moved into consultancy where he quickly learned the value of team dynamics and how most...
Andrew Meyer
Andrew Meyer - Director of the Digital Delivery Centre at NHS Digital Andrew has a strong background in delivery, with a passion for delivering value and for developing a culture to support high performing teams. Andrew headed up the replacement of...
Kevin McCabe
Kev has worked with large corporations in the Finance, Media, E-commerce and Logistics spaces. With a passion to improve developers from the ground up in all areas of development. He also has a huge Interest in all things Agile since 2002, mainly...
Mark Stringer
Jutta Eckstei
Renowned author, Jutta Eckstein, works as an independent coach, consultant, and trainer. She has helped many teams and organizations worldwide to make an Agile transition. She has a unique experience in applying Agile processes within medium-sized...