About Us

Key people

Dr Gareth Edwards


Winner of the 2015 IEEE Test of Time Award for “one of the most influential papers in the field; inspired many (if not all) subsequent works on deformable models for face analysis.” Also awarded Olympus Science for Life and Sullivan Prizes. Creating novel technologies for 20 years

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Mike Jones

Director of Production

Highly experienced producer with more than a decade's experience producing and delivering large quantities of facial animation for video games, TV and the film industry. Also an accomplished technical software developer

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Dr Steven Dorning

Director of Software

Nuclear physicist by training, expert in robust software engineering, specialising in scientific computing applications in fields from gamma-ray spectroscopy to computer vision

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Dr Bill Collis


Scientific and Technical Award Winner from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year award in 2012. Extensive experience in venture capital and private equity funding, intellectual property licensing, mergers and acquisitions and accessing international markets

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Tiff Pike


Chartered accountant with over twenty years experience in fast-growing SMEs. Past CFO roles include digital music retailer OD2 (acquired by Nasdaq listed Loudeye for $60m in 2004) and product and service design agency Great Fridays (acquired by NYSE listed EPAM in 2014)

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Dr Steve Caulkin


A computer vision research leader for more than fifteen years with wide experience in precision high-speed image analysis and synthesis, from medical imaging to real-time digital entertainment.

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David Barton

Executive Producer

Experienced producer with extensive experience in the US, opening and building a studio in Santa Monica to over 40 staff. A physicist by training, David began his career completing a two year management program with a FTSE 100 company.

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Ben Minall


Ben is the Chief Sales Officer for Cubic Motion. In this role, he provides executive oversight for the global sales strategies, bringing a comprehensive technical understanding of industry best practices and workflows. He has over 10 years experience in business development and sales, working for companies including Foundry and most recently Amazon Web Services.

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Doug Tate

Director of Hardware

A highly experienced software developer with extensive knowledge of animation and a long track record supervising production on extremely high-volume projects. Particular expertise in capture and recording solutions for optimal data acquisition.

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Dr Jane Haslam

VP of Live Systems

More than 20 years experience in advanced computer vision systems, operating in a variety of leadership roles in medical imaging and motion capture.

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Clair Hodgson

HR Director

HR Director with 20 years experience of working in HR in a range of different sectors and businesses ranging from SMEs, joint ventures, partnerships and corporates. Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personal and Development and qualified Chartered Accountant (ICAEW).

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Tony Lacey

Product Manager

Tony is the Product Manager for Persona, orchestrating the next generation of intelligent digital animation products. He previously worked as Product Manager & Software Engineer at several medical imaging companies and before that conducted imaging research at AstraZeneca and the University of Manchester.

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Nathalie Bergeron

VP of Operations & Business Development

Nathalie is an executive with more than twenty years of experience in the software and digital media and entertainment industries, working for companies including Foundry and Apple. In her role, she oversees client relationships, strategic partnerships, and creative and technical team initiatives for the Americas. She is based in Los Angeles.

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We’re always on the hunt for talented animators, producers and computer vision scientists to bolster our award-winning team. If you’d like to join a team passionate about changing the face of digital animation, take a look at our current vacancies.

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