Our Mission & Values

Central to our thinking, approach and outlook.

Scholary was founded in 2013 with a simple mission:

“To utilise the skills, energy and innovation of our team
to enable projects with a positive social impact to flourish.”

We strive to deliver this by remaining true to our core values of:

  • Force For Good

    We’re committed to being a force for good, collaborating on projects that have a positive social and moral focus.

  • Growth

    We cultivate purposeful relationships that nurture personal, professional and organisational growth.

  • Energy

    We bring energy and enthusiasm to our collaborations and projects.

  • Community

    We embrace community culture, maximising existing networks to further collaboration.

Our Founders

Passionate about innovation and collaboration.

Liz Durden-Myers MSc MA BA (Hons) FHEA FRSA

Managing Director & Co-Founder

Liz is a senior lecturer in physical education and sports pedagogy at Liverpool John Moores University. Previously, Liz was a physical education teacher and has held numerous sports development and leadership roles within her career. Aside from overseeing strategic aspects of Scholary, Liz works closely with new clients and partners to deliver consultancy and produce innovative and informative publications. Liz has a developing academic profile, having completed a Masters in Psychology and a Masters in Education (Teaching & Learning). Liz is also undertaking a PhD in Physical Literacy at the University of Bedfordshire. Her research interests include physical literacy, psychological learning theories, educational philosophy, curriculum development and leading educational innovation.

Tim Durden-Myers MBCS

Technical Director & Co-Founder

Tim oversees, supports and facilitates the development of all technical projects at Scholary. He is passionate about the use of the right technologies to deliver cost-effective solutions, both flexible and scalable in design; adaptable to an evolving project or strategy. Tim’s background includes over seven years as a test engineer in global software engineering teams and small tech startups alike. His experience with software testing, quality assurance, web and database technologies across multiple markets (including healthcare, finance and education) has given him expertise in a number of tools and technologies that can be readily integrated at minimal cost to solve a myriad of problems that individuals/organisations may face.