‘So that everybody, everywhere, has somebody, somewhere, they can turn to.’

We want every student on every campus to feel like they have somewhere to turn – a relatable and approachable adviser who has been in their position and knows how to help. We match students with mentors based on shared experiences, whether they’re academic or pastoral, creating efficient and beneficial support networks that can be accessed wherever and whenever they need it.

Senior management


James Doherty, CEO.

James founded Tyfy in 2017 after finishing university and realising the disconnect between incoming and graduating students. As CEO, James oversees all major business operations and leads on the company’s innovation and development for future growth.


Emily Goodwin, Marketing Director.

Emily began working at Tyfy in 2018 as a university student and alongside her current role as Marketing Director is a core member of the Women’s Higher Education Network. Emily handles all marketing strategy and communications for the company.


Phylip Morgan, Chairman of the Board.

Named as one of the Top 50 UK Tech Executives, and with over 30 years’ experience in the software industry, Phyl joined Tyfy in 2021 as Chairman of the Board. Phyl advises on all business development strategies.


Chris Tossell, Group Commercial Director.

Chris joined the Tyfy team as an adviser to the board in 2020 and is now the company’s Commercial Director, coming from a background of over 10 years’ experience in rapid growth start-ups. Chris leads on all major commercial operations.

Student programme team

A huge part of our work involves supporting the careers of young professionals, and we’re proud to work with some amazing students and graduates to help them build their portfolios.

Oratile Mookodi

Rati is a University of Exeter graduate working on student facing marketing and social media.
You’ll find her over on our blog talking all things graduate life!

Ravneet Kaur

Rav is a recent psychology graduate from the University of Greenwich, and is currently working on social media marketing.

Charlotte Lassman

Having recently graduated from university, Charlotte is working on student facing marketing. Her aim is to support undergraduates in their university experience, and to help postgraduates with what comes next.

Academic advisory team

Dr David Langley

David is a celebrated academic with 35 years’ experience working in universities and higher education providers globally. David advises on academic research and Higher Education strategy.

Justin Shaw

Justin is a Higher Education Communications specialist with over 30 years’ experience working with more than 100 universities globally. Justin advises on Higher Education strategy.