About Degree 53

We are an award-winning company, specialising in mobile app and website development, UX and design and consultancy services. We offer bespoke solutions to a number of industries globally, including online gambling, sports, finance, education and retail.

Our team has worked on a number of projects, including online gambling platforms, mobile betting apps and websites, financial services systems, sporting results products, education and retail solutions. Our experts provide help with complex system integration, data feed management and API development.

Degree 53 can support your business with bespoke development, design, UX, research and consultancy from start to finish.

Meet the Management Team

Richard Wagstaff - Managing Director

Richard previously worked as the Operations Director at Degree 53, supporting the project team. He has also worked across many different industries as a project manager at Betfred, Amaze and IGT.

He has been specialising in digital projects for close to 10 years and as Managing Director is responsible for leading the Degree 53 team and managing client relationships.

Chris Benstead - Digital Director

Chris has been supporting emerging digital projects for over 10 years. Previously working for Hewlett Packard supporting large enterprise-level financial and customer service projects, Chris’ background is in the identification of customer’s core business requirements and understanding how and where value can be added to a proposition through the use of digital.

Chris facilitates many of the Discovery and Product Design Sprint services offered by Degree 53.

Bav Patel - Technical Director - Web & Infrastructure

With over 13 years of experience in the digital industry, Bav has been involved in developing projects for multiple sectors including the Education, Hospitality, Gambling, Financial and Health & Wellbeing industries.

Formerly the Head of Web Development at Degree 53, Bav has also worked as a developer for Saatchi & Saatchi Healthcare, Razorfish Healthware and Think Money Group. Bav is responsible for designing and delivering web and cloud based solutions for our clients.

Peter Stringer - Technical Director - Mobile

As Technical Director of Mobile, Peter is responsible for Degree 53's iOS and Android offerings.

Peter has over 10 years' experience working across many different platforms. He first got into coding after buying Click'N'Play, an early game development suite. He was lucky enough to have turned a passionate hobby into a career!

He also has a keen interest in AI and machine learning in terms of what this could mean for our clients in the future.

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