Leaders in research information
management solutions

Who we are

Jennifer Summers

Managing Director & Founder

Jennifer is a Chartered Librarian who started her career in legal information. She co-founded Haplo to encapsulate the centuries of knowledge from the library profession in software. Jennifer's mission is to use the benefits of well managed information to improve Research Information Management in Research Institutes worldwide.

Ben Summers

Technical Director & Founder

Ben is the co-founder of Haplo and has worked with web applications since the early 90s, creating some of the first interactive web sites. He applies decades of experience of software engineering to create powerful, flexible and sustainable research management solutions on the Haplo platform.

Peter Tribble

Systems Administrator

Following a DPhil in Astrophysics at the University of Oxford, and a global academic career, Peter moved to systems administration. Along the way, he served on the OpenSolaris Governing Board, and created his own operating system. At Haplo, Peter looks after the hosting infrastructure for our clients.


Engineering Manager

Jenny graduated with a degree in Computer Science from the University of Cambridge in 2013. She joined Haplo in 2017, having spent the intervening time working as a software developer and writing.

Lindsay Wright

Implementation Consultant
(PhD Manager)

Lindsay works with universities to implement and support their use of PhD Manager. Before joining Haplo, Lindsay worked in university administration for over a decade, most recently in the Graduate School at the University of Westminster.

Amrinderjit Singh


Am graduated from the University of Southampton with an MEng in Computer Science in 2014, and joined Haplo to work on PhD Manager. As well as his software, his extreme attention to detail shows itself in his precision-engineered sandwiches.

Jon Stainsby

Quality Assurance

Prior to joining Haplo, Jon studied English at the University of Cambridge, graduating with distinction, and completed a doctorate in English Literature at the University of Oxford.

Tom Renner


While studying Engineering at the University of Cambridge, Tom discovered his true passion was software. After graduating in 2014, he joined Haplo, and enjoys working with customers to develop software which makes their lives easier.

Joanna Kiedrowska


Joanna joined Haplo after completing a Masters in Informatics at Gdansk University of Technology, Poland with a major in distributed applications and internet services.



Shaun graduated from the University of Warwick with a degree in Computer Science. At Haplo, Shaun is developing our solutions to support research funding teams.



Lucia joined Haplo from King’s College London, from where she graduated in Computer Science with first class honours.

Inês Simões


Inês graduated from the University of Coimbra in 2017 with a BSc in Informatics Engineering. After working as a software developer for 2 years in Portugal, she moved to London to join Haplo.



Alex has joined Haplo after graduating in Computer Science from the University of Cambridge.

Taylor Mudd


Taylor joined Haplo after graduating from the University of Southampton with a degree in Computer Science. When he's not coding, he's an avid West Ham supporter who's held a season ticket for over 12 years.

Rachel Zarrouk


Rachel graduated in Electronic and Computer Engineering from the University of York. During her degree, she taught robots to walk.

James Roberts


James has a large collection of degrees, from institutions across the country. His most recent was in Biomedical Science at King's College London.

Noorie Jalil


Noorie graduated in Computer Science from Queen Mary University. At Haplo, she's implementing Ethics Monitor at institutions across the country.

Clare Moss

Office Manager & special projects

Clare has a varied role at Haplo,  running the office and undertaking projects to improve the way we work together.

Opportunities to join Haplo

We’re always looking for talented people to join our team.
Take a look at our latest opportunities and get in touch if you’re interested in joining us.