About Us

At White Orca we want to support and champion best practice in data management in Further Education colleges. Working closely as a technology partner to help evolve their business processes and data systems so they are able to focus on their key audience, the students. We aim to fulfil skills gaps, lack of resource and innovative inspriation with our clients.

White Orca are committed to a hands-on and personal approach with every client service or project. The small and flexible team work together to ensure strong relationships are built and maintained with our clients and their teams and the fact that the majority of our work is generated from repeat business, referrals and recommendations is testement to this.

Adam Bird

Adam Bird

Director

 An IT professional with a versatile skill set working as a Data Management Consultant and Application developer within the Education sector. With 15+ years of infrastructure support, data management and development experience in the private and education sectors, Adam has a proven track-record in FE with an emphasis on learner management systems. This coupled with ease in establishing close working relationships within client curriculum teams makes for some key skills in solution implementation/change management and team leadership.

Elizabeth Collins

Client Delivery Manager

An experienced client manager with 12 years in the tech industry, Elizabeth bridges the gap between solution concepts and delivery. Through excellent team and resource management, both projects and “Business as usual” are in safe hands.

Peter Mahony

Peter Mahony

Operations Support Engineer

An experienced Microsoft 365 Global Administrator, Peter leads on SharePoint development projects for our clients from planning and implementation of on-premise installation to the development and release of application solutions such as workflow for business process management. His areas of expertise extend to hardware technical support and office application support including 365 setup, administration and feature support.

In terms of a wider role in FE, he provides the operational support required to install, upgrade and support many Educational applications with a strong background in the Advanced ProSuite family.

Peter also provides Learner Management system and VLE technical support with a great deal of experience liaising with curriculum teams in the process.

Luke McGuigan

Luke McGuigan

Application Developer

Luke is responsible for the Web operations and application development at White Orca; he provides business support, custom and bespoke solutions to our customers. He particularly enjoys working with WordPress and have plenty of experience in languages such as PHP, JavaScript, HTML and CSS.

Luke has a highly professional solution-focused approach and an emphasis on cyber security.

Adam is one of those rare ICT professionals who can communicate with ordinary mortals! He combines this talent with a creative and entrepreneurial streak which will add value to any business. Adam continues to invest in himself and his services; and I would recommend his internal/external customer service skills to any company wanting to migrate their ICT to meet the demands and opportunities in our contemporary world.

Dr Paul Aitken

Mastering Leadership Agility Ltd