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

Malcolm South
Malcolm is a Product Owner specialising in fintech at Equiniti Credit Services
Kev McCabe
Kev McCabe has been working as an agile coach at William Hill since March 2018. Working on multiple transformation initiatives over this time. Kev works with multiple teams and helps them improve their ways of working by listening to the team and...
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...
Matthew Skelton
Matthew Skelton is co-author of Team Topologies: organizing business and technology teams for fast flow. Head of Consulting at Conflux (confluxdigital.net), he specialises in Continuous Delivery, operability and organisation dynamics for software in...
Tom Hoyland
With a background in software engineering, product development and service transformation, Tom likes to get under the bonnet of products and teams to understand what makes them tick and how they could be better. He’s led a range of agile and digital...
Jon Fulton
Jon is an independent software delivery professional who helps to build high performance software delivery teams and helps organisations to grow lean, agile and DevOps delivery cultures. He is usually engaged in roles such as scrum master, agile...