For Teachers, by Teachers

About Us

Harness is an award-winning education technology company based in the UK. Since our founding, we have worked hand-in-hand with teachers to design and develop our interactive teaching and assessment tool, Unio By Harness®. Harness was one of the winners of the prestigious Open Education Challenge (OEC), run under the patronage of the European Commission and Unio is used by teachers and learners across the world. 

Meet the members of our Teacher Tech Board

We believe that teachers should play a central role in the ongoing development of Unio. Our Teacher Tech Board, which consists of teachers from a range of teaching backgrounds, plays a crucial role in this regard. With a passion for teaching and a commitment to sharing best practices with their peers, the board meets several times a year to look at how best classroom practices, including developments in educational research and future challenges, should inform the ongoing development of Unio. 

Ms Diljit Hardy

Science Teacher

Lutterworth College

Mark Anderson

Former School Leader

a.k.a. @ICTEvangelist

andy wicks christopher hatton school

Mr Andy Wicks

ICT Teacher

Christopher Hatton School

Danny Nicholson

PGCE Science Lecturer

The Whiteboard Blog

Ms Christina Bury

Director of Learning

Felsted Preparatory School

Ross Neale Colchester Grammar Chemistry Teacher

Mr Ross Neale

Chemistry Teacher

Colchester Royal Grammar

Bukky Yusuf Science Teacher

Ms Bukky Yusuf

Science Teacher

The Crescent Academy

Christopher Reed Colchester Grammar School

Mr Christopher Reed

Geography Teacher

Colchester Royal Grammar 

Ross Neale Colchester Grammar Chemistry Teacher

Mr Joe Blaney

Teaching & Computing Coordinator

The Royal Kent School

Meet the Harness Team

Meir Malinsky

Chief Executive Officer

Meir, our CEO, leads Unio’s vision to create the best breed of edtech. He has extensive experience managing companies of all sizes, from large multinationals to emerging start-ups. Meir has been immersed in education since childhood; both his parents and his brother are teachers. Meir has an MBA and speaks 6 languages.

Meir's LinkedIn Profile​

Nihal Salah

Schools Director

Nihal is our Marketing & Sales Director. Before joining Harness, spent more than a decade running highly successful marketing and research projects for Fortune 500 companies, start-ups and education institutions in the UK and across MEA. She holds an MBA and an Advanced Certificate in Market and Social Research Practice. 

Nihal's LinkedIn Profile 

Russell Albert

Chief Technology Officer

Russell leads Unio’s technology development. He has spent the majority of his 27 years in technology building tech solutions for content distribution, telecoms, and retail. As a result, he has deep experience in the management of software teams, as well as the infrastructure over which those solutions are delivered.

Russell's LinkedIn Profile ​

Meet Some of our Investors

Harness has raised several rounds of funding from a diverse group of investors and institutions committed to the development of EdTech products in Europe and beyond.

A privately owned company, based in Barcelona, that has been a major contributor to innovative learning in all areas of social development for twenty years. PAU also gathers together large European family funds and VC investors.

A privately owned investment company, based in Luxembourg, that specialises in capital development for small and mid cap companies with highly entrepreneurial spirit and international potential.


Perennity Investments is a privately owned investment company, based in Luxembourg, that specialises in real estate development and Investment. Perennity Investments is also involved in private equity for small and mid cap companies with an international exposition