Board Members


David Whelan: Chief Executive Officer

David is a tech entrepreneur and founder of VR Education. He is a former Editor-in-chief of Virtual Reality Reviewer and a multi-awarding winning VR director and producer with 10+ years web development background in app creation and programming large CRM systems. David believes in a future where education is accessible to all no matter your geographical location or financial status.
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/davidwhelan1980/



Richard Cooper: Non-Executive Chairman

Richard has over 25 years’ experience as a Finance Director, in both publicly traded and privately-owned companies in a variety of service industries including gaming, insurance, and financial services. Richard has significant operations and M&A skills, is highly commercial, possesses AIM, TSX and LSE Official list technical experience and has extensive contacts in London City and in the Gaming sector.
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/richardqmcooper001/



Seamus Larrissey: Chief Financial Officer

Seamus has 11+ years’ experience in finance. His previous roles include a senior finance position at TSSG Group looking after 100+ staff and researchers and as an auditor for Ernst & Young.
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/seamuslarrissey/



Sandra Whelan: Chief Operating Officer

Sandra is a former Editor at Virtual Reality Reviewer. She has considerable experience including many years in corporate accounts management at E-Drive Group Telematics. Sandra has significant experience working with large corporations’ contract management.
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sandra-whelan-a34820109/



Tony Hanway: Non-Executive Director

Current C.E.O of Virgin Media Ireland. Tony is a results-driven CEO with 20 years’ experience in the ICT and media sectors. Strong commercial acumen with proven track record in Sales, Retail, E-commerce, Contact Centres, Business Transformation and M&A.
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tonyhanway/



Michael Boyce:  Non-Executive Director

Mike has over 20 years of sales experience in the UK education sector. He currently works as Head of Sales at School Explained Limited and was formerly Educational Sales Manager at Capita One Education, where he worked alongside Local Education Authorities and supported their strategic objectives and data intelligence from schools. His extensive experience in the educational sector means that his knowledge and expertise of both strategic and pedagogical approach of ICT into Education is outstanding.
Linkedin: https://uk.linkedin.com/in/mike-boyce-67a1b916

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