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Our team

The Internet Matters team is made up of great people who are passionate about keeping kids safe online.

We are keen to use our knowledge and strengths to help parents, carers and professionals stay up-to-date on the latest research and digital safety trends.

Meet the teams

Internet Matters is a small not-for-profit organisation with a range of talented people working to keep children safe online. Explore our teams below for more information or contact us with your query.

Office Management

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Carolyn Bunting MBE

Joint CEO

Carolyn has been leading Internet Matters since its launch in May 2014. She has a wealth of marketing experience in senior positions at Sky and Vodafone – pivotal experience in reaching out to parents. With two school-age children of her own, she is passionate about ensuring children can enjoy the internet safely.

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Rachel Huggins

Joint CEO

Rachel is responsible for the organisation’s strategy and development of key partnerships. Her background includes strategic planning and marketing roles in media, financial services, retail and publishing, with over 10 years experience working for Sky, one of Internet Matters’ founding members. She is also mum to two small children taking their first steps in the digital world.

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Paula Levett

Office Manager

Paula is responsible for the administrative management of Internet Matters and successfully keeps everyone organised. She has over 18 years of experience in Office Administration, Facilities and Project Management, within sectors ranging from Education, Finance and large multi-nationals to small start-up operations.

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Khyati Lathigra

Finance Manager

Khyati is responsible for the finance department and manages the overall accounting function for Internet Matters. With over 15 years of experience in financial support across numerous industries, she provides a wealth of expertise and knowledge to the team. And as a mum, she knows making sure that children can stay safe and explore the internet safely with parental support is extremely important in the ever-developing digital world.

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Digital Team

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Ghislaine Bombusa

Head of Digital

Ghislaine is responsible for managing the social media channels and working closely with our e-safety experts to develop content that helps to educate and inform parents on e-safety issues. She is passionate about all things social and is heavily involved in creating and sharing the best resources available for parents through our social media channels to get parents talking and sharing their real-life experiences.

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Vasileios Zarodimos

SEO and Digital Marketing Manager

Vasileios is responsible for planning, implementing, reporting, and monitoring digital marketing strategies across all Internet Matters’ online channels. He has proven ability in SEO, social media & email marketing and is skilled in analysing marketing trends. Passionate about the digital world, Vasileios is keen to promote Internet Matters’ vision to make the internet a safe yet enjoyable place for all children.

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Sheena Peckham

Digital Content Manager

Sheena works as a part of the Digital Team as a content writer and is partially responsible for Internet Matters’ website content and social media. With many years of experience in education, including as a teacher, librarian and educational content creator, she wants to ensure children are taught to utilise the internet and all it has to offer in a safe and savvy way.

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Andre Armacollo

Digital Experience Lead

Having worked with marketing, web design and front-end development for the last decade, Andre has gained valuable experience when it comes to working in and navigating this digital world we live in. With that in mind, he would like to apply those skills to contribute to the wider community and, hopefully, help make a small difference somewhere.

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Jabed Ahmed

Digital Data Analyst

Jabed oversees analytics and tagging, generates data reports and monitors the effectiveness of digital marketing strategies across all Internet Matters’ online platforms. His enthusiasm for the digital realm drives his commitment to advancing Internet Matters’ vision of creating a secure and enjoyable online environment for children.

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Marketing Team

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Emma Pierce

Head of Marketing

Emma heads up our marketing team, leading the development and delivery of Internet Matters’ brand and marketing activity. Emma brings wide ranging marketing experience to the team, and with 2 teenage children, she also has direct experience of the impact of the digital world on young people.

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Guy Copitch

Senior Marketing Manager

Guy is responsible for the management and execution of Internet Matters’ brand and marketing strategies. He has over 10 years of experience across the marketing landscape having worked in media, advertising and digital transformation agencies. Having grown up alongside the internet, he wants to ensure that future generations can make the most of the ever-changing digital landscape safely.

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Elie Granville

Senior CRM & Email Marketing Manager

Elie is responsible for our contact and email marketing strategies, leading the development and use of our new customer relationship management tools. She is keen to use her diverse range of marketing experience to create personal communications and experiences for Internet Matters’ audiences, providing parents and teachers with the right tools to help their children navigate the digital world safely.

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Charlie Joy

Senior Marketing Executive

Charlie is responsible for the day to day running of Internet Matters’ paid digital accounts and helping manage partner relationships. He has over 6 years of experience working in the marketing industry, and with 2 little cousins who are finding their feet in the digital world, has a keen interest in making it as enjoyable as possible for them and other young people.

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Praise Opara

Marketing Executive

Praise is an enthusiastic and creative individual actively interested in coming up with new ideas and assisting the Internet Matters team on various initiatives to ensure we have our best foot forward when it comes to internet safety.

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Fundraising and Partnerships Team

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Puja Bhagat

Senior Manager — Partnerships

Puja is responsible for supporting the management of key strategic projects and partnerships across the business. She enjoys working alongside companies committed to advocating for the protection of families online. Puja is passionate about empowering families to navigate their digital world confidently and safely.

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Policy and Research Team

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Simone Vibert

Head of Policy and Research

Simone is responsible for the development of our policy positions and sector engagement. Her experience spans policy, research and public affairs in a variety of contexts, including charities, a think tank, and an arm’s length body. She has an in-depth understanding of the intersection between digital policy and children’s policy. In her spare time, Simone is a keen runner and reader.

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Lizzie Reeves

Senior Policy Manager

Lizzie leads on policy and research projects exploring children’s use of digital technologies. She joined Internet Matters from the office of the Children’s Commissioner where she specialised in child online safety policy, in particular violence against girls in online spaces. She is keen to draw from her experience in children’s policy to help make the online world a place where all young people are safe and able to thrive.

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Katie Freeman-Tayler

Senior Research Manager

Katie leads on research projects and ensures that the voices of parents, children and young people are represented in and drive the work of the wider Internet Matters team. With a background in the third and public sectors, she has experience in a range of research methods, with a focus on research with children and young people, parents and teachers. Katie loves coffee, hates inequality and, outside work, you can find her in a book or at the beach!

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Ali Bissoondath

Policy Manager

Ali supports Internet Matters’ wide-ranging policy function as well as our strategic programme of work focused on vulnerable children. She has a background in academia and has worked on online counterterrorism policy with a range of tech companies, international academic institutions and consultancies. As a big sister, Ali wants to help make the online world a fun and safe place to explore.

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