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:  04 Sept 2024

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

Lindsay Baker
Lindsay is an experienced Digital Delivery Leader and Agile Adoption Coach, specialising in building effective and efficient delivery practice for organisations. As a neurodivergent female in tech she is passionate about the value of diversity in...
Catherine Bonner
Catherine Bonner is a Communication consultant, coach and trainer with over 15 years of experience helping business leaders and teams master how they communicate. She has guided countless professionals in mastering the art of public speaking,...
Sharon Dale
Sharon Dale is a coach and systems convener. As a coach, she gently supports individuals and groups through an exploration of the present, helping them to see possibilities and decide on how to move forward. As a systems convener, she brings...
Lauren Ackroyd
Lauren has worked as a Scrum Master for 10 years, and over that time has developed a passion for coaching, learning, and sharing knowledge. Lauren loves to help others develop their coaching skills and build on their self-awareness.
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Robin Hackshall
Robin's goal is to help individuals, teams and organisations solve complex problems simply. Robin is an experienced Agile Coach and Scrum Master working within Agile environments since 2011. Originally starting out as a Product Owner he has...
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Vernon Richards
I’m a Quality Coach & Tester who helps teams build better products by understanding the relationship between quality & software testing. I’ve been testing since 2002 starting with video games on PS2, Xbox & PC. It may not sound like a real job but...