Meet the Management Team

Over 60+ years experience of actually working in universities

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Bruce Johnson

Managing Director

Bruce has worked within universities, both large and small, for more than 20 years – including 14 years heading Student Systems with the Academic Registry at a large Russell Group university (this included responsibility for in-house student record systems and, latterly, SITS)

He has significant experience of academic and professional services within higher education, as well as the management of surveys, survey systems and associated processes, including integrating downstream and upstream systems.

As a previous customer of evasys, Bruce brings a higher education perspective to the delivery of our services, with a particular focus on the continuous improvement of service levels and responsiveness.

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Dr Helena Lim, PFHEA

Academic Lead and Head of Opportunities 

For more than 25 years, Helena has held senior roles in the UK higher education sector, at institutions including Southampton Solent University and the Higher Education Academy. She has lectured at Solent, University of Bath and the Open University, and held Honorary Fellowships with University of Liverpool and Aberystwyth University.

With her strong background in institutional research, Helena was the founder of the UK and Ireland Higher Education Institutional Research (HEIR) and was Co-Convenor of the European Association for Institutional Research (EAIR) Special Interest on Institutional Research for Management Decision Support from 2008 to 2015.

As a teaching and research academic with extensive experience working with universities to enhance the student experience, Helena has put in place institutional approaches to gathering and analysing data in institutions across the UK. She is passionate about effecting change and enhancing the student learning journey.

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Glenda Saint John

Head of Engagement

With almost ten years of experience working within the higher education sector – six within a university, and four with a software provider to HE institutions – Glenda has extensive experience of integrating technology with strategic and operational needs in a university context.

As Head of Customer Success at Solutionpath, she developed and led on strategic customer success initiatives and retention activities across the full client base. At York St John University, she was the Head of School Administration Unit responsible for delivering efficient programme administration processes and systems as a new central service.

Glenda also held the role of Projects and Business Analyst in IT and was a senior advocate for continuous improvement. She brings this knowledge and enthusiasm to bear in helping evasys customers to achieve maximum impact from our software solutions.

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Joe Mahon

Implementation and Account Manager

Joe has over 10 years’ experience working within HE. This includes 8 years within Universities (York St John and Huddersfield) across a range of roles where he gained extensive experience at the coalface of university administration and student engagement. He has held roles as Student Adviser, Student Lifecycle Support Office, and Student Information System Manager.

Prior to his appointment to the evasys team, he was Education and Training Manager in another EdTech supplier.

Joe holds a degree in Business Management with History.

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Marie Elgie

Implementation and Account Manager

Marie has over 8 years’ experience as a project professional, most recently spending two years as a Project Manager in the School of Civil Engineering at the University of Leeds, where she provided project management, support and stakeholder engagement to seven major research projects and various smaller projects. She brings insights from a School perspective and understands the nuances involved in successfully delivering projects in an HE environment.

Passionate about customer care, Marie works with evasys clients to understand their unique requirements and to provide guidance and support that ensures the best results from survey and evaluation activities. Prior to this she held a range of project management, client management and business analysis roles.

Marie holds a degree in Psychology and certificates in Change Management, Prince2 and Agile Project Management.

History

Established in 1996 in Lüneburg, Germany, evasys GmbH has grown year-on-year and now has over 60 employees in both Germany, Switzerland and the UK. evasys GmbH is an international company with partnerships in the USA, Canada, Australia, South Africa and continental Europe. It has been a market-leading supplier of survey and exam software for over 25 years, with 1000 customers worldwide (two-thirds of whom are Education Institutions)

UK Office

Through evasys ltd, its wholly-owned subsidiary, evasys GmbH has a UK office (Staff based in Scotland, Yorkshire and London) providing dedicated implementation, training, first-line customer support and account management to HE and FE institutions across the UK and Ireland, supported by the support, development, technical and training teams in Germany.

60+ UK & IRISH UNIVERSITIES

(including 10 Russell Group) are using either evasys and/or evaexam.

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