Gigalime is a technology, artificial intelligence, public policy and design company providing innovation to the education sector.

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We have an international team of experts that leverage complementary skills to enable practical digital transformation and disruption. With a successful track record in Europe, South America and USA, Gigalime has the know-how and experience to add value in the public and private sectors. Many organisations are facing existential challenges to their whole operating paradigm. The threats can be Social, Technological, Outlandish, Regulatory or Macroeconomic. There is a STORM coming. Are you ready?

Gigalime is committed to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. In particular


Ensuring healthy lives and promoting the well-being for all at all ages is essential to sustainable development.


Obtaining a quality education is the foundation to improving people’s lives and sustainable development.


Investments in infrastructure are crucial to achieving sustainable development.


Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development.

We are fully committed to supporting sustainability  

We have adopted a methodology from the OECD model of Core Skills For Public Sector Innovation    

Mark Hinton

Mark Hinton, Gigalime CEO, has over 20 years of expertise in artificial intelligence and advanced computer science. Mark was instrumental in building cloud-based infrastructures which now power major clinical trials and is used in over 400 hospitals; AI based transport scheduling systems used in the supply chains of Marks and Spencer, Avis and Addison Lee. Mark has close links with major enterprise computing companies and world-wide academic and educational communities. We will also be bringing specialists with regulatory and compliance expertise in EU, Latin A and USA to ensure smooth route to market transition. He has led teams certified to ISO 13485 and manages a strong inhouse team of computer scientists and enterprise software engineers.    

Raquel S. Oliveira

With an experience of 24 years in the area of education and media, Raquel Oliveira has held multiple responsibilities in various social communication and educational organisations. She was also associated with the PUC-RIO, UERJ, Instituto Singularidades and Fundação Getúlio Vargas as a Professor and Researcher.

Raquel assumed the Vice Presidency of Education and Public Policies of the British Startup Gigalime in the midst of the Covid 19 crisis with the aim of rethinking possible futures and spaces for digital transformation so that educational systems are redesigned in order to be in tune with the growing needs of contemporary societies. , with covid19, and future, as a result of what we are now experiencing. The question is how to renew education systems and models around lifelong learning, which will be an increasingly necessary and inevitable requirement in the future of work and education.

She has worked as a consultant on the staff of the Center for Excellence and Innovation in Educational Policies within the Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration of the Getúlio Vargas Foundation.

She also teaches in the Postgraduate Course of the Singularidades Institute the discipline Methodologies and Teaching Practices of Bilingual Education.

With her company, Carpintaria de Sonhos e Ideias, she acted as a speaker and senior consultant in Education and Management in public and private education networks in Brazil. 


Frances Hinton

Frances is Gigalime’s lead design, branding, marketing and stakeholder engagement. She has a background in design, marketing and brand development and has worked extensively in the innovation, environmental and business support sectors. Frances has substantial practical experience in marketing, event management, workshop facilitation and a good understanding of business support delivery and organisational management. Frances worked as Head of Innovation at EDDA and with a budget of £20million per annum was able to leaverage in a further £120 million into the region through inward investment. She has succsefully delivered regional and nationol Business Development programmes that required the buy in from a diverse range of stackholders, including Local Authorities, FE Colleges, Universities, Businesse Support Oorganisationsand funding organisations.