Digital communities

Meet the team

Andrew and Karen with Sandra from Croydon Council on the launch day of the Duka PC Deep Dive Andrew working with Coulsdon residents as part of the Duka PC Deep Dive
Image: Karen Cook (right) with Andrew Brocklesby (standing, left) and Sandra from Croydon Council (standing, centre) at the Duka PC Deep Dive launch; Andrew Brocklesby with residents as part of the Duka PC Deep Dive
Andrew Brocklesby - Digital Skills Project Manager
Andrew has spent 14 years as a project and programme manager, and been involved with the digital inclusion agenda since 2012. Andrew previously project managed the small business and local enterprise partnership work strands for @Go_ON_UK, helping develop operations and strategy, contributing to reports and working in close partnership with @beisgovuk on the Do More Online initiative.
Karen Cook - Boroughs Project and Relationship Manager
Karen has worked with @AskLloydsBank for over 25 years and was seconded to the Go ON Croydon and Go ON Lewisham work from her role as Business Connector for @CityWestminster. Karen created opportunities and brokered value-adding relationships, engaging and connecting business leaders, social enterprises, voluntary groups, charitable trusts and community influencers to support the project either financially or with the supply of goods, services or staff as volunteer digital champions.
Rachel Neaman at the Croydon Access Zone John Perkins at the pop-up Digital Zone at Croydon library
Image: Rachel Neaman at the Croydon Access Zone; John Perkins at the pop-up Digital Zone at Croydon library
Rachel Neaman - Director of Skills and Partnerships
@RCNeaman. Rachel leads on digital skills and transformation for Doteveryone and manages strategic partnerships with organisations including @BBC, @BT_UK, @google, @AskLloydsBank and @sageuk. Rachel was previously Chief Executive of @Go_ON_UK and Digital Leader @dhgovuk. She is a non-executive member of the @DigiLeaders Advisory Board (and was Chair 2013-16) and a member of the @DCMS Digital Inclusion Council and the @DHealthLDN Advisory Board. In 2016 she was voted 20th in @ComputerWeekly list of 50 Most Influential Women in IT.
John Perkins - Senior Project Manager
@JohnP_Connected. John has over 25 years' experience of working in ICT and was @BT_UK’s subject matter expert on digital skills and inclusion, leading projects both in the UK and globally. He is a member of the @DCMS Digital Inclusion Research Working Group. He leads Doteveryone's Boroughs projects in Croydon and Lewisham.
To contact the team email digitalcommunities@doteveryone.org.uk.