Has worked for 7+ years in logistics/last mile tech companies. Previously, set up a sustainable fleet at Dija (acquired by GoPuff). Felt the pain of running an electric fleet himself, and is now committed to assisting companies in transitioning towards electric fleets. Ironically, doesn’t like the taste of Papaya’s.
Worked as a Lead Backend Engineer for Deliveroo. But always had an interest in building things - built own pet health tracker app on iOS and Android. Loves EVs and uses an electric skateboard to cruise around London!
A keen nerd, who loves to experiment, learn and have fun with code. His passion for coding was ignited as he started a blog, learnt some CSS to style paragraphs and PHP to modify the WordPress theme. He has been a discreet YouTuber since his early teens, with an amateur tutorial channel he may eventually reveal to his colleagues.
Working with data has been Ton’s passion for a while. An MSc in AI, he worked as a Data Scientist in a challenger bank and then became an early employee at Synthesized. If you’re looking for him outside work, you may find him running around Hampstead Heath or listening to live music somewhere in London
Alexia has spent the last 2 years immersed in the Quick Commerce space working as an early employee at Weezy (acquired by Getir) managing teams in Supply Chain and Operational Performance. She is a big believer in the journey towards electrification and is already obsessed with riding her LEV everywhere she goes (mostly to locations she'll find some great food)
Jonathan spent the last 6 years building a successful digital product consultancy that worked across a range of industries, including telecoms, proptech, and the metaverse. Now, he is focused on product engineering at Papaya. In his free time, he enjoys staying active on the bike, both in the real world and on Zwift. He is also an avid fan of Formula 1.
Guilherme is a rockstar Frontend Developer who also knows his way around a guitar and a climbing route. With a background in Full Stack and Security Software development, there’s no challenge too big for this tech-savvy adventurer. Whether he’s coding up a storm or reaching new heights on the rock, Guilherme is always ready for a new challenge and eager to learn and grow.
After a BA in Philosophy, Daniel worked at Dija (acquired by Gopuff) as a Product Manager in their operations tech division. A simple man of simple tastes, Daniel likes to ride his bike and eat too much of his brother’s food - often in that order.
Has over 25 years of experience as a software engineer and engineering manager; with the last 10 years working in startups and scaleups, most recently Deliveroo and Thriva, and now Papaya. In his free time he paints, runs and plays golf.
Being a people person, Leanne has always worked in Customer success and People/talent positions, in both Australia and the UK; most recently leading a team of seven. Outside of the office you can find her exploring new London restaurants with friends or something a little more exotic overseas!
With an interest in web and app development since his teens, Zil has both developed his own applications and worked in the creative industry, his latest adventure being a developer at an online artist workshop startup. Outside of work, he likes playing guitar and video games or planning his future travels.
After finishing her law master degree on Sustainable Cities, Belisa decided to switch careers and found her best self working as a software developer. Her interest for sustainability, cities and technology led her to Papaya, where she works as a Backend Developer. Outside work she likes to travel, read and write short stories.
Andre spent his last 3 years working at Talkdesk, mostly as a backend engineer, although he considers himself a full-stack engineer, ready to face any challenge! He likes to run at least 3 times a week and he hopes to run in some of the best world marathons. Also, he knows how messed up the environment is, one the reasons why he joined Papaya!