The Developer Relations Team

Meet the people behind the scenes, forming the bridge between the community and HQ

Meet the Developer Relations Team, brought together to do just what the name suggests. All these friendly faces are working directly with different community initiatives; from community teams to driving new projects, supporting meetups and festivals all down to content right on this very site. 

Come and meet everyone!

Emma Burstow

Emma Burstow

Director of Developer Relations

Engaging with Umbracians around the world and growing the Community

Reach me on:
Twitter: @EmaBurst

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Lucy Brailsford

Community and Communications

DevRel team member creating content, communications and community outreach.



Sebastiaan Janssen

Head of PR (Pull Requests) and Developer Advocate

Issue tracker hero and Steward of The Core Collaborators (part-time role)

Reach me on:
Twitter: @cultiv

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Allen Smith

Developer Advocate (US)

Developer Relations greatness in and around the pizza slice. Dad and tinkerer.

Reach me on:
Twitter: @loranallensmith


Lotte Pitcher

Community Cultivator

DevRel team member and avid community activist, supporting and growing the UK Umbraco Community.


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