Development Archives - Rio IT


Liam is a self-taught Microsoft certified software developer. Over the last 20 years he has worked on systems from cloud payroll software, to local government portals, to HR software for the Yachting industry. As of today software he has written is used to pay thousands of seafarers in yachts all around the world. Liam is happiest when mentoring a junior developer or when deep in a tricky problem.


Erin joined Rio at the beginning of 2023. She is a lean six sigma ‘green belt’ and has 10 years experience in business analysis. Erin has worked as an analyst across many industries including FMCG, Legal, B2B sales, Retail and Finance; using tools and techniques across different disciplines and methodologies. She is a whizz at all things process, thoroughly enjoys running workshops and is looking forward to building knowledge within the software development world. In her spare time, she enjoys road trips, camping, hiking, watersports, painting (badly), fantasy fiction, sci-fi and, learning new things.


Harriett joined Rio as a business analyst at the end of 2022. She brings experience working on a busy IT helpdesk and extensive experience as a business analyst within a large charity. Her skill set means she’s in a great position to help our clients understand the root cause of their pain points, and find the most efficient solutions. In her spare time Harriett enjoys astronomy, video games and live music.


Stef studied computer science for 5 years during high school. At 16, she had her first internship, which then became a permanent position as a web developer for a software company in Italy. Here she was developing custom e-commerce solutions and web applications. Then she moved to London and worked for almost 3 years as a software engineer in a sports betting company, working on their systems and developing new features for customer projects. Stef joined Rio in 2022 and is looking forward to using her skills and knowledge to help Rio clients improve their business efficiency. In her free… Read More

Mat L

Mat first started software development as a hobby in 2002, eventually turning professional in 2015, and joining Rio in 2019 as a full-stack developer. He is happiest when diving into software architecture, automating processes, and writing tools for developers. In his spare time, Mat likes to read, watch TV and he is currently renovating a farm in the Portuguese mountains.


Matt joined the Rio team in 2019. He is a self-taught full stack software developer with a degree in mathematics and economics. Matt’s background spans several industries including insurance, finance, education, academic research, and technical systems.


Antonio has a master’s degree in computer science and has been in the software industry for about 4 years. Originally from Croatia, he moved to the UK in 2020 and focused on web development. Currently, he is a full stack developer, and his strong suits are that he is a jack of all trades and a fast learner, so he can handle many different technologies and tech stacks. He’s an organized and curious person, and outside of work he enjoys photography and traveling.  


Ben started in IT as a self-taught coder and database administrator. Now, he works at Rio as a Business Analyst and Project Manager, helping clients get to the root of their requirements, designing a new system and procedures to meet those requirements, managing the dev team to get the system built, and finally, getting the system into the business along with training and onboarding. In his spare time, Ben likes to code and play video games, and read.


  Sam joined Rio as a software developer in 2022. He has a range of experience in areas such as machine automation, finance, field management and mobile development. Outside of work he enjoys developing and playing video games, attending gigs, kayaking and scuba diving.


Kat joined the Rio team in 2021. She has previously worked on multiple CRM systems across several industries. Kat’s background is in accounting and business analysis, and combined with an abundance of experience supporting software, she’s in a perfect position to help you develop your software solutions.