Meet the Team

We are building Actuation Lab to be the place where the world’s foremost hardware innovators solve global problems through ground-breaking research and working with a network of world-leading industrial partners.

The Founders

Dr Simon Bates – CEO

Dr Michael Dicker – CTO

Dr Tom Llewellyn-Jones – Head of R&D

The Everyday Innovators

Matt Hollis – R&D Engineer

Gaëlle Henriet – Administrator

Oli Parks – R&D Engineer

The Wise Counsel

Dr Steve Kitson – Chair

Jonathan White – Business Development Advisor

Jane Blennerhassett – Scale-up Advisor

Andrew Tapson – CFO

Rob Boycott – Business Development Associate