Our Directors

City & Guilds Kineo's team of directors are responsible for the overall strategy and performance of the global businesses.



Matt Johnson - Global Managing Director

Matt Johnson joined as our Managing Director in September 2014, providing not only a strong digital and business-to-business expertise, but extensive knowledge of multinational corporations and a passion for managing and motivating teams. He has a distinguished track-record of developing high-value content and online business models that enable international growth.

On joining the business, Matt said he was: "Excited [about the role] because of the team’s commitment to excellence and passion for customer service. The talent, enthusiasm and expertise of the entire City & Guilds Kineo team, including the ongoing senior management team, gives me great confidence for a  bright future."

Stephen Oliver -
Finance Director

Stephen Oliver


Stephen joined the team in 2010 and oversees all financial, commercial and operations activities.

A chartered accountant with extensive operations and finance experience, Stephen ensures we have the resources and systems in place to deliver to clients.

Sven Laux -
Technical Director

Sven Laux


Sven sets our technical vision and strategy and leads on innovation of new technology-driven approaches.

He works closely with a number of key clients to help define and implement their strategy around the technical aspects of learning delivery.