The Hug Group Hires Vanessa Fell as Director of Education Strategy and Industry Relations
The Hug Group announced that Vanessa Fell has joined the company as its new director of education strategy and industry relations. Launched in January, 2017, The Hug Group is a new technology company that specializes in the electronic tracking of people. The company’s education-focussed product, ClassHug, lets teachers automatically track the whereabouts of an entire class on their iPad or iPhone, with the capability to track up to 250 children at the same time.
As director of education strategy and industry relations, Fell will oversee strategy for ClassHug and manage industry relations across the education sector. Vanessa has more than 20 years of experience in education, including working as a nursery coordinator, early years teacher, and the special educational needs and disability coordinator at a leading independent school in Surrey.
“We are hugely excited to welcome Vanessa into The Hug Group team,” said Andy Davies, the company’s CEO and co-founder. “She brings with her a wealth of experience planning and leading school trips, preparing risk policies, driving innovation in and out of the classroom and working with schools, [which] makes her a very valuable addition to the company.”