Monkey’s Thumb Ltd.

Joel Chippindale's London based consultancy helps you build high-performing, inclusive software development teams.

Joel Chippindale

I have over a decade of experience building, scaling and leading software development teams in start-ups, including CTO roles at Econsultancy, FutureLearn and Unmade.

I use this experience to help organisations overcome the challenges to building more effective and inclusive software development teams.

In practice this includes:


I’m happy to discuss ideas or chat about how we might work together.

You can email me at or feel free to drop a 30 minute call in my calendar any Thursday. Book using Calendly – no need to email first.

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Monkey's Thumb Ltd is registered in England and Wales with company number 13014021 and VAT registration number GB 363 0901 17.

Registered office: 99 Pembroke Road, London, N10 2JE, UK