About Adaptavist

Transform your business 

We help organisations transform to continuous change being their business as usual. We do this by supplying technology, providing advice, and delivering change through modern, iterative approaches to development, deployment, and application lifecycle management.


Our Executive Team

Simon Haighton-Williams 

Chief Executive Officer

A veteran of a range of technology businesses, Simon has led Adaptavist since 2010. He brings experience of both large and small operations to the role and understands when the detail is more important than the big picture – and vice versa.

Tom Laspirini

Chief Operating Officer

Tom has spent the last 20 years working with some of the world's leading companies, helping to design and deliver enterprise-scale solutions in often complex and challenging environments. He has responsibility for delivery across the business and believes strong relationships are the key to success.

Dan Hardiker

Chief Technology Officer

Dan brings 10+ years of experience with Atlassian to his role as Chief Evangelist. Perhaps the leading global authority on Atlassian performance tuning, Dan is responsible for Adaptavist’s technical strategy and continuing our standing as Atlassian’s Most Technically Excellent Expert partner.

Lex Archon

Head of Finance

Lex oversees our financial transactions, analytics, and reporting. As well as ranking #2 in the world in 2015 in a CIMA (Chartered Institute Management Accountants) Strategic Case Study exam, he is a natural leader who enjoys mentoring, coaching and inspiring others to succeed.

Lucia Scarborough

Head of Human Resources

Lucia looks after everyone in the Adaptavist family from supporting the recruitment of new members to looking after the amazing talent already here. She has worked in start-ups and Enterprises and has a keen interest in employee engagement.

Jari Worsley

Head of Product

With over 20 years experience in the software services industry, Jari is deeply technical with an ability to spot trends, bring clarity to complexity and turn ideas into reality. At Adaptavist he focuses on bridging the gap between design and customer need.

Gary Stevenson

Head of Solution Sales

A highly accomplished business developer with a track record in the digital strategy, software development and product development spaces. Adept at getting to the heart of clients' business challenges, Gary is focused on ensuring customers are delivered the right solution.

Sophie Lesser

Chief of Staff

Sophie has worked alongside Simon Haighton-Williams at Adaptavist for over 6 years. As the Chief of Staff, her role encompasses everything from providing counsel to teams, through to leading the Office of the CEO and working with the Executive team to deliver the company’s strategic goals and high priority operational initiatives. The key to Sophie’s success is forging strong relationships, and maintaining oversight across projects, people and departments, allowing her to provide insights and feedback.

Laura Hauser

Head of Marketing

Laura is an innovative thinker with 10+ years experience as a customer advocate and marketing leader. Prior to Adaptavist, Laura has had a breadth of experience turning disruptive, complex technology into consumable solutions for the masses. She has experience in PR, branding and product marketing for fast growing enterprises and global brands.

What we do


Our apps

We utilise our technical expertise to enable organisations to get the most from Atlassian software.

Peer-reviewed and enterprise-ready, our apps extend and integrate Jira, Confluence and other Atlassian tools. All of our apps are Atlassian Verified and backed by a world-class support team.

We are a proud Platinum Top Vendor for 2019, a Platinum Solution Partner, and a Certified Atlassian Training Partner.


Our Atlassian offering 

Adaptavist is a leading global Atlassian Platinum Solution Partner, supporting more than half of the Fortune 500. We are uniquely placed to provide our experience, expertise, and insight to help your business.

Offering the complete solution from strategic review, managed services and a leading array of products all focussed on delivering the most value from your Atlassian platform, we make application lifecycle management work.

Whether you want training for your team, to build a platform for your organisation or automate your existing tooling, we can help you. 

Our Slack Services 

From custom automations, innovative chatbots, and deep integrations, official Slack Partner Services can help your organisation to unlock the power of the platform.

Our Slack solutions are designed around you so your teams can integrate the tools they love into Slack and hit the ground running from the start.

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