We are Bud

Built from multiple decades of leadership experience in training and software development
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About us

By combining the knowledge of industry experts with the brightest minds in software development, we've created the best training management platform available – Bud. We've also created a company that’s full of ambitious, enthusiastic individuals who are thriving in their teams, from administration and finance, business development and marketing, product & software development and testing, and of customer success and support. Together we are Bud, and we are all very proud of everything that we’ve achieved.

Meet our senior leadership team

John Ingram
John Ingram

CEO

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Brad Tombling
Brad Tombling

Chief Operating Officer

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Mark McGrath
Mark McGrath

Chief Technology Officer

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Piran Scott
Piran Scott

Chief Financial Officer

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Alanna-Hammond
Alanna Hammond

Head of HR

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Rhian Old

Chief Commercial Officer

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Meet our founders

Heather Frankham
Heather Frankham

Co-Founder

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David Foster
David Foster

Co-Founder

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OUR MISSION:

To empower our customers to deliver outstanding training through Bud’s market leading technology underpinned by our extensive sector knowledge.
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ACCREDITED

Meeting the standards

As experts in state-of-the-art technologies we strive to ‘embed a security’ first culture throughout our organisation. We are extremely proud to have achieved ISO 27001, the international standard on how to manage information security, which is evidence that the information assets we hold are secure. In order to maintain our certification, we review, maintain and continually improve our ISMS.

At Bud we hold Cyber Essentials Plus certification – this is only awarded to organisations whose security systems have stood up to vulnerability tests carried out by cyber security experts.

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OUR PARTNERSHIPS

Supporting learning for all

The team at Bud have a long heritage in the delivery of apprenticeships and vocational training, our passion is to support the delivery of consistent high-quality training to high volumes of learners, thereby increasing accessibility to learning for all. As such we are proud to be patron members of the AELP and founding partners of the Association of Apprentices.

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CAREERS

Join the team at Bud

We’re a company that’s thriving because of our talented team. If you’re a team player and you think you’ve got what it takes to shine at Bud please take a look at our current vacancies.

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Some of our customers

There are tens of thousands of users on Bud benefitting from over two decades of leadership experience in training and development.

Acorn-Training
Accountancy-Learning
Apprentify
Aspirations-Academies-Trust
Aspire-Procurement-Training
Assist-Knowledge-Development
Babington
Blue Lion Training Academy
Bournemouth-University
Calex
Childbase
Crosby-Management-Training
Debut
Decoded
Derwent-Training
Dove-Nest-Group
Ebor-Academy-Trust
Hays-Travel
HIT-Training
Ioda
Kingdom-College
Knowledgepool
Makers-Academy
Mercuri-International
Paragon-Skills
Performance-Learning-Group
Primary-Goal
Provek
QA
Richmond-Training
Riverside-Training
Sapphire-Logistics-&-Consultancy
SCCU
Skern-Training
Skills-4-Pharmacy
Skills4Stem
Skills-for-Security
Skillwise
SOLACE
Springfield-Training
The-Nerams-Academy
Train-Together
UK-Skills-Academy
Umbrella-Training
University-of-Liverpool
Wildwood