About us

Since 2007 SalamanderSoft have developed bespoke integration services for education. Our experts are trusted by over 2.1 million users in over 3200 schools worldwide.

Schools supported3200+

Countries22

Accounts managed2.1m

Background

SalamanderSoft focuses on being the experts in bespoke integration services for education – helping Schools and Colleges, Multi Academy trusts and other organisations make the most of the data and services they already have. Provisioning, maintaining and managing users in Active Directory, Microsoft 365, Google Workspace, Apple School Manager and more.

What we offer

Providing much more than user management, we also support many other features including, synchronising timetables to Exchange/Outlook and Google Calendar, Microsoft Teams, Google Classroom. Whatever your MIS/SIS, our solutions ensure that they are ready to be used by students and staff when they need them allowing staff to focus on providing the best learning experience without complex manual processes to keep everything up to date.

We are international

Supporting over 3200 schools in 22 countries across the world our solutions currently manage over 2.1 million accounts daily. Our customers range from individual schools up to country scale implementations with every size in between.

Unrivalled support

The backbone of our services is our dedicated support team, who provide all the configuration and support for our products ensuring that your systems do not need to change to take advantage of automation. Over the 13 years of the company’s existence we have gained an unrivalled reputation for our excellence and configurability of our services and continue to strive to improve this as we continue to grow.


Key Team Members

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Jon Atkinson

Managing Director

Jon joined SalamanderSoft in November 2013 and heads the teams that build, deliver and supports the company's products and strives to ensure the highest customer satisfaction in everything that the company does. Having spent almost 15 years supporting the needs of Schools and other academic establishments, Jon brings a broad range of technical experience and passion to the role. Outside of work, Jon volunteers with the Scout Association.

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Richard Willis

Founder / Chairman

Richard started SalamanderSoft in 2007 after a successful career as a software developer. Wanting to start his own company and with experience in integrating school systems he set out to build the best integration system for schools and to exceed customer expectations. He starting out on his own, doing all the coding, support and sales until finally the growing number of customers meant he needed to start growing the team. He is still heavily involved in coding the core Integration Suite product.

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Josh Twigg

Head of Development

Josh joined SalamanderSoft in April 2018 as a senior developer. Having had previous experience developing mission-critical software for the emergency services, his focus is on producing high-quality software that can be relied on. He now heads the development of the suite of software that SalamanderSoft produces, influencing his team to focus on producing great solutions to difficult problems. Outside of work, Josh enjoys exploring all things fermentation.

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Gavan Vettese-Wilson

Head of Operations

Gavan joined SalamanderSoft in January 2021 as Head of Operations, directly managing the Installations, Projects and Support teams that deliver our company's products and services. Having spent almost 20 years at various levels supporting IT within the education sector and over 10 years volunteering for and managing the Duke of Edinburgh Award in various Schools, Gavan brings a broad range of experience to the role. Gavan enjoys spending time with his family, reading and cooking.

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Alan Treloar

Install Coordinator

My name is Alan Treloar, I have been part of the Salamander team since February 2017 and I am the Installations Coordinator. I’ve previously worked in Solutions Delivery for 20 years in the Civil Service, as a Community Rugby Coach for the RFU and in schools in various IT positions, lately as the IT Operations Manager at a multi-academy trust. I enjoy watching and playing Rugby and spending quality time with my family.

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Kris Clark

Projects Coordinator

Kris joined SalamanderSoft since May 2015 after previously being an ICT Technician at a High School for 8 years. Kris is now employed as Projects Coordinator which deals with Multi-Academy Trusts and Local Authorities providing them with a larger scale Salamander solution. Outside of work Kris loves spending time with family, going to the cinema and playing Xbox (When I get a chance!)

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