The perfect blend of technological innovation and business acumen

Here at Minted Box, we think that change is healthy. Technology constantly evolves and adapts and so do we. We love learning new things, taking on thought-provoking, intricate challenges and delivering websites and applications that make our clients happy.

When you live to develop, nothing is more rewarding than the excitement and satisfaction of seeing a successful project go live.

Our Company

Originally formed by Iain Bell and James Alvarez-Buylla, Minted Box is the perfect blend of technological innovation and business acumen, ensuring you receive the exact functionality you need, explained in terms you will understand.

Now a larger team we are based in Guildford and a happy part of the technology community on the Surrey Research Park. We are just twenty miles from London and well positioned to serve the whole of the South East: we will happily visit your office or entertain you at ours.

Our People

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Managing Director

Iain is a successful entrepreneur whose first business won Pre Press company of the year in 1996 and who has been serving customers like Sainsbury's, Superdrug, Haymarket Publishing, L'Oreal and more for many years.
Iain understands what makes great development work and he comes into work every day looking for the next challenge.
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Director of Development

Fluent in PHP, HTML, Javascript, CSS and Spanish - as the surname suggests - with a reasonable grasp of French and an entire GCSE in German! James has a passion for languages either spoken or coded. He achieved a 1st Class Honours degree in Computer science at Exeter University. James is the architect of most of our larger projects, giving us a powerful, stable and secure code-base to work from.


Lead Developer

Mike joined Minted Box in January 2011 as a junior web developer and is particularly talented when it comes to working on challenging web development projects. Mike also spent 6 years and 9 months training as an Army Cadet before becoming a Cadet Force Adult Volunteer in the Surrey Army Cadet Force.



Senior Web Developer



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Training and Support Manager for Education

Allie joined the Education business in December 2014.  Applying her (nearly 20 years ) experience as a trainer and ex teacher to ensure that clients receive the best advice, guidance and support possible.  She keeps up to date with education changes and enjoys horse riding when she can.  Our schools love her mix of humour and knowledge, she is an invaluable member of the Education team.



Technical Support Engineer for Education

Leo joined the Education business in November 2014. While he studied Philosophy at University, he has always had a keen interest in computing. Using both these interests he takes pleasure in solving problems for users of our Educational products as well as constantly learning about the technology that makes it all possible.



Training and Technical Support Engineer for Education

Lauren joined the Education business in November 2015.  Lauren is passionate about training and knowing that her delegates have not only gained the skills needed to use a product, but also enjoyed the session.  She also plays guitar pretty well (if she does say so herself!)


UI/UX designer

Jack joined Minted Box in March 2013 as a Freelance website designer. Jack is passionate about clean code and always up to speed with the latest web technology. When Jack isn't behind his desk coding, you'll more than likely find him behind his decks Dj'ing.
Minted Box managed to completely maintain the ‘look and feel’.
The changeover was a simple and straightforward process.


Minted Box were a pleasure to work with, we are absolutely delighted with the results.

Jane Barter, NXD Services

Working with Minted Box has been an absolute dream project,
in particular James who has been fantastic to work with.

Nadine Campbell, Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice

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