About Us

We exist to resolve the challenges for individuals and organisations seeking to build high growth, high performance futures.

The iO·Sphere Team

Oscar Colin Founder

James Cotton Co-Founder & Head Coach

Steph Wright Coach

Eben Uys Coach

Izzy Weber Coach

Greg Simon Coach

Karen Singh Operations

Vik Panesar Employer Partnerships

Lisa Symons Employer Partnerships

Carlie Rocque Employer Partnerships

Josh Carter Employer Partnerships

The iO·Sphere Advisors

David Eastwood Chairman of INTO University Partnerships, former VC of University of Birmingham and Chair of Russell Group Universities

Katy Goldwater Former vice president of HR at TikTok

Nick Adlam Venture Partner at Espalier Ventures

Sarah Jewkes Former Director of Analytics at Hotels.com

Adam Hadley Founder and CEO of QuantSpark, Director of Tech Against Terrorism

Andrew Colin Owner and founder of INTO University Partnerships & Espalier Ventures

io-sphere is a portfolio company of Espalier – a venturing organisation with a growing portfolio of businesses and investments in education, wellbeing and real estate. As the founder and owner of INTO University Partnerships, which recruits and educates over 10,000 students every year, Espalier leverages its expertise to start and invest in innovative education and workforce ventures.