Marie is a Restart Party Host in Leicester who started throwing parties a year ago. She is a PhD researcher at Loughborough University and green activist who knew next to nothing about technology before getting started, and made the link with Leicester Hackspace.
Aboubaker is a Restarter in Tunis who is an aircraft mechanic by day who got the “want-to-decipher-any-system” virus from his father. Read our interview with him to learn more about what makes him tick.
Meet Philip, a Restarter who was a VSO volunteer after degrees in electrical engineering and computer science. Then he went on to work in IT. Now he’s busy in his retirement volunteering and singing.
Restarter Faraz is a maker and hacker with a degree in Materials Science. He loves helping people, learning and solving puzzles, which is why he loves Restart Parties. Read more about what motivates him to fix
Ben is a Restarter, electronic engineering student and guitar guru who was “raised by a hippy in Brixton”. He cares about reducing waste and explains here why he loves attending Restart Parties.
Meet Dave! Restarter, parent, green ninja and “pentegenarian polymath with a penchant for poking around in things”. He loves pink duct tape, among other things. Read more.
Meet Orsetta, a tinkerer, upcycler and Restarter who studied set design and interior design. She never wants to be separated from her all-purpose-tool and sewing kit. Read the full interview for more
David “Panda” Mery is our volunteer coordinator, and one of the most “iconic” Restarters with his orange braces. With a background in tech, he is an activist for more causes than one.