Our team

Kerry, Ed & Matthew have worked together since the inception of the internet.

Collaborative Connections has an extensive and experienced partner network to help you with all aspects of digital marketing such as copy, branding, product photography, film & SEO. In essence we have a digital agency but without the overheads of maintaining staff and premises.

Kerry Richardson

Website Expert
Kerry is responsible for the front end build and graphics for all work carried out by Collaborative Connections. She works closely with her technical colleague Edward Chanter to ensure that there is marriage between the back and front end code. She also ensures the smooth running of the business managing client liaison, marketing, promotion and administration.

Photoshop / Illustrator / InDesign
Shopify / WordPress / Drupal / Wix / SquareSpace
Foundation / SASS / LESS
iMis Template Development


Edward Chanter

Technical Innovations Manager
Ed designs and builds Collaborative Connection's advanced internet applications, and also ensures that the rest of the team are kept fully appraised of the latest technical developments. 

Coldfusion server admin
Coldfusion programming
Database admin
SQL programming
API integration (eg. Twitter)
Mail server management


Matthew Richardson

Chief Executive
Matthew started Collaborative Connections in February 1999, and is responsible for the company's strategy and management. Matthew was formerly Director of WIRE Ltd., a leading provider of knowledge services to the international insurance and reinsurance industry. Matthew managed the initial development of Aonline and conceived of and managed the Risk Information & Services Exchange (RSX). Prior to co-founding WIRE in 1994, Matthew was an environmental policy advisor to the Turkish Government and a project leader for the State of Illinois Incarceration Diversion Program. He holds a B.A. from Durham and M.A. from London Universities.

(WIRE Ltd. was recently bought out by Willis Group Limited).