Michelle Ricketts

Head of Digital Training • HyperLearning AI

Michelle Ricketts
Michelle Ricketts
Head of Digital Training

About Me

Michelle Ricketts leads the development, delivery, evaluation and continuous improvement of digital training services at HyperLearning AI, in addition to developing and managing our training-related partnerships and community-focused outreach and engagement programmes.

Michelle is passionate about delivering on our mission to help remove social and economic barriers for those seeking to embark upon careers in technology. With over a decade of experience in the Civil Service, coupled with a degree in Computer Science and experience as a programmer in the pharmaceutical industry at GlaxoSmithKline, Michelle has deep expertise in providing employment and skills advisory services, engaging with local communities and young people through outreach programmes, and delivering high quality training. Driven by her experiences, Michelle is determined to improve accessibility, diversity and equality in the technology sector, particularly in data science, artificial intelligence and software engineering.

Core Skills

  • Leadership
    Community engagement and outreach • Partnerships • Project Management
  • Training and Employment
    Employment advisor • Youth Engagement • Specialist Work Coach • Skills Training
  • Software Engineering
    Python • JavaScript • SAS • SQL • Linux
  • Databases
    MySQL • MariaDB • PostgreSQL

Selected Projects

  • OntoPop - Project Manager
    Query and manage version-controlled W3C Web Ontology Language (OWL) ontologies via public APIs.
  • Inventory Management - Owner and Manager
    Property company specialising in inventory management and accurate, detailed and fully-compliant property report generation.


  • English • Native
  • British Sign Language