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naked Agility Limited is a professional company that offers training, coaching, mentoring, and facilitation to help people and teams evolve, integrate, and continuously improve.

We recognise the positive impact that a happy AND motivated workforce, that has purpose, has on client experience. We help change mindsets towards a people-first culture where everyone encourages others to learn and grow. The resulting divergent thinking leads to many different ideas and opportunities for the success of the organisation.

We have access to the largest cadre of professional trainers, coaches, and experts in the world!

We find the best fit for your organisation from our trainers, coaches, and experts in over 200 countries around the world to deliver the best fit for your organisation and to challenge existing cultural norms to improve effectiveness.

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Professional Scrum Trainers, Coaches, & Consultants
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Professional Kanban Trainers, Coaches, & Consultants.
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Industry recognised experts in Azure & DevOps

Our Core beliefs

Courage | Commitment | Focus | Respect | Openness

We believe that every organisation deserves usable software on a regular cadence that delivers the highest possible value. Organisations are complex systems. They evolve over time and the current ways of working are a result of this evolution. We help an entire organization focus on value delivery and agree to new norms. 

By reducing bureaucracy and command and control management, we believe that everyone will take responsibility for achieving the organisation’s goals. Our tailored blend of training, coaching and mentoring, gives people the opportunity to learn and develop, making the organisation, and its clients, successful.

What We Do


On an evolution towards agility and becoming a great organisation, it is your people that will determine your success. We help the entire organisation agree on methods, goals and cultural values that will enable you to adopt a product-first approach.

We have learned from the success and failure of different organisations and their experiences of introducing an agile mindset. We want to help you transition to a world within which you can delight your clients.


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Jessica Baez

Business Development

Executive planner with ten years of experience in government and a proven track record of organising events and mediating conflicts between organisations

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Daryn Basson

Marketing Manager

Marketing Specialist | I help connect people, ideas, and opportunities through marketing + design.


We have a rigorous process to find trainers that have the highest levels of competence in both the subject being taught and its implementation within organisations.

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Martin Hinshelwood

Owner, Trainer

Professional Scrum Trainer, Lean-Agile & DevOps Consultant with 20+ years experience, Professional Kanban Trainer, Microsoft MVP: GitHub & Azure DevOps, Neuro-divergent & Dyslexic

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Russell Miller

Trainer, Agile Coach, Agile Consultant

Customer-Centric Leader | Product Owner / Product Manager | Agile Organization Coach | Analyst | Engineer | Scrum.org Trainer

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Jim Sammons

Trainer, Agile Coach, Agile Consultant

Professional Scrum Trainer – Problem Solver – Pot Stirrer

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Joshua Partogi

Trainer, Agile Coach, Agile Consultant

Professional Scrum Trainer

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Simon Bourk

Trainer, Agile Coach, Agile Consultant

Professional Scrum Trainer, Master Integral Coach

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Joanna Płaskonka, Ph.D.

Trainer, Agile Coach, Agile Consultant

Agile Coach, Consultant and Professional Scrum Trainer

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Dan Brown (KanbanDan)


Evolving organisations and improving working lives

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Rikard Skelander

(Professional) Scrum Master | Agile Kata Pro Trainer and Coach


Sometiems we work closely with other parties to deliver classes and training on specific topics. 

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Glaudia Califano

Affiliate Trainer

Agile & Lean Practitioner| PST | AKT

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Fredrik Wendt

Affiliate Trainer

Technical Agile Coach

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John Coleman

Affiliate Trainer

Professional Scrum Trainer, Professional Kanban Trainer

Our Founder
Martin Hinshelwood

BSc, PST, PKT, Microsoft MVP: GitHub & Azure DevOps

Martin Hinshelwood is a passionate agile leader with a track record of inspiring, encouraging, and igniting momentum. Featured speaker, author, and industry thought leader, Martin has a strong track record of helping organizations build a vision and execute evolutionary and revolutionary change. His deep technical knowledge, business insight, and experience drive impactful change for organizations.

Technologist turned agilist, Martin successfully helped organisations decentralise, democratise, and evolve their way of work to build extraordinary processes and drive organizational change through culture, technology, and teamwork. Martin is a Professional Scrum Trainer. Professional Kanban Trainer and Microsoft MVP: Development Technologies.

Specialists: DevOps, Lean and Agile Methodology, Organizational Transformation


Since 2008 Martin has helped many organisations and has trained 1000+ people in 37 countries around the world. He is based in Scotland & Mexico and offers Scrum training courses with certification all over the world. He trains and coaches Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Developers and organisations in their evolution towards business agility. In the pursuit of business agility for the many organisations that Martin has recently been working with: Martin can provide private onsite training for your company anywhere in the world.

More Info

Martin Hinshelwood helps organisations to deliver better software faster by adopting DevOps & Agility using Visual Studio, TFS/VSTS, Azure, & Scrum. Martin has been a consultant for 7 years and previously had 10 years’ experience in engineering software solutions.

Martin founded naked Agility Limited, when he returned to the UK in 2013, with the belief that every company deserves high quality working software delivered on a regular cadence that meets its customer’s needs.

He uses DevOps & Agile practices, learned through many years working with industry leaders, like Brian Harry and Ken Schwaber, to make sure that your development team can achieve it.

Martin has been awarded as a Microsoft MVP every year since 2008 in the ALM & DevOps category and has been a Visual Studio ALM Ranger since 2010. He attained his MCSD: Application Lifecycle Management in 2012. In 2014 Martin co-authored Professional Application Lifecycle Management with Visual Studio 2013 and was often called upon by Microsoft to present to customers and at events on ALM, DevOps, & Agility. Martin also became a Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) with Scrum.org, Ken Schwaber’s organisation, in 2010 and currently teaches public and private courses; Professional Scrum Foundations (PSF), Professional Scrum Master (PSM), Professional Scrum Developer (PSD), & Scaled Professional Scrum (SPS). In 2013 he became an Evidence-based Management Consultant (EBM) with Scrum.org and used Evidence-based Management techniques to help the customer understand where to make improvements. In 2020 Martin became a Professional Kanban Trainer (PKT) with ProKanban.org, Daniel Vacanti’s organisation, and currently teaches the Applying Professional Kanban (APK) training class.