I’m Rachel Davies and I’ve been applying eXtreme Programming (XP) since 2000.

My current role is Lead Engineer at Makers Academy. Prior to that I worked with as a Team Lead at Unruly. I’ve also written book on Agile Coaching.


  • 2017

    Lead Engineer at Makers Academy developing in Ruby and JavaScript.

  • 2012 - 2017

    Joined Unruly as Agile Coach for Product Development. Took on Team Lead role running an XP team developing in Java and JavaScript.

  • 2011 - 2012

    Director growing a network of trainers and coaches at Industrial Logic Europe.

  • 2009

    Co-author Agile Coaching for Pragmatic Bookshelf, sold over 11,000 copies and is translated for China, France, Germany, India, and Japan.