EdTech startup Cypher appoints ex-Monzo Commercial Finance Director as new CFO


Cypher, a coding school, has today announced the appointment of Caroline Viles as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

Viles will be joining the growing EdTech startup’s leadership team, of which 80% are female, including founder Elizabeth Tweedale.

Previously Commercial Finance Director at Monzo and during her time at there, Viles was part of the Money D&I committee, pushing for greater representation at senior levels and transparent and inclusive hiring practices.

Cypher CFO, Caroline Viles, comments: “Cypher provides inclusive opportunities for children to learn skills that will be essential for their future working lives, as well as teaching them to think critically from a young age, and I’m delighted to be helping the business take this mission to the next level.”

Cypher CEO and founder, Elizabeth Tweedale, said: “Caroline is joining Cypher at an exciting time for the business as we’re looking to scale and expand into new territories following the successful pivot to Live Online classes in the pandemic.”