Meet the team!

We have steadily grown our team from 2013 until now, as we continue to expand in Belfast and beyond. We have clients from the UK, Europe and more, and our team base has grown to reflect this.

Phil Weir | Founder

Founder and director of Flax & Teal Ltd., Phil is also lead architect on our projects and services, as an experienced scientist and web developer. Phil has a PhD in Python-based mathematical simulation, and is one of Northern Ireland’s qualified Kubernetes trainer.
Phil has successfully delivered Python and Kubernetes training, and also has experience working with geo-spatial data. He has presented at PyCon New Zealand (2012) on numerical analysis, FEniCS 2016 (scientific Python) on web-based simulations, and at the Open Data Science Conference 2017 in London on web-based, on-demand data analysis.

Alana Murphy | Data Analysis

Alana works as a data analyst within Flax & Teal, alongside carrying out a lot of our day-to-day duties as a company. Alana has a background in social science with quantitative methods and empirical research. Alana has worked with SPSS, Stata, HTML and Python. She also has experience with UX/UI testing.

Andrea Kyurchiev | Full-Stack Developer

Andrea joined Flax & Teal as a free-lance consultant, before coming to work with us permanently as a full-stack developer. He is an experienced developer, working with PHP, Laravel, JavaScript, C-Sharp, VueJS and more. He has experience with both front and back-end development, from initial build to full platform deployment.

Aoife Watson | Project Management

Aoife has also recently joined our team in 2022! Aoife takes over our project management side with a background in clinical research and agile methodologies.

Hristiyana Deliyska | Project & Business Development Manager

Hristiyana has joined Flax & Teal as our Project and Business Development Manger! Hristiyana has a background in economics and international relations and experience with business development.

Kamen Dimitrov | Junior Developer

Kamen is a recent addition to the team, joining us in 2022! He is currently studying Software Engineering in Sofia and has experience with Java, Python, Rust and Go programming languages.

Kanika Miglani | Data Science & Analysis

Kanika joined us to add to our machine learning and data science analytics skill-sets. Kanika has a Masters in Mathematics and Statistics from the Indian Institute of Technology and is an experienced data analyst with a background in Python and R.

Sharon Ingram | Cloud Architect

Sharon joins our team as an experienced cloud engineer and certified Azure Solutions Architect and DevOps Expert. She has over 10 years experience within this role and adds to our cloud engineering and computational skill-sets!

Vishak Pillai | Data Engineer

Vishak joined our team in 2022 as a experienced mathematician, statistician and data engineer! Vishak has a background in statistical modelling and machine learning, and experience with Python and C++.