Meet the team

Industry experts with a social ethos

Brandon Bell

Founder and CEO

20 years industry experience specifically in management of developments and risk. 

Paul Fearn

Interim CTO

Highly experienced CTO with specialist expertise in GIS and remote sensing. 

Elliot Hughes

Operations Director

10 years development experience and MSc Spatial Planning. 

Iain MacPherson

Research Director

Iain is a passionate urban researcher, chartered town planner and author of the RTPI research "Measuring What Matters.” 

Cathie Jeannot

Head of People and Culture

Cathie helps us find, motivate and retain the team. She champions company culture, supports team leaders, and ensures sustainable growth.

Stylianos (Stelios) Kampakis

The Data Scientist

Stelios comes from a diverse scientific background that includes, a  PhD in Computer Science, but also degrees in AI, statistics and Psychology giving him a unique perspective in the world of technology, 

The Advisors

Gareth Hird

Real Estate Fund Advisor

Gareth is a renowned and trusted real estate financial sector advisor with nearly 30 years experience.  Gareth specialises in the assessing and balancing risk and commercial viability.  ​

Joe Giordano

Governance & Strategy Advisor

Co-author of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors  (RICS)

Guidance on Project Monitoring. Property finance & risk expert, entrepreneur, philanthropist and RICS board member. ​

Christian Bucknall


Both a Chartered Surveyor [Project Management] and Builder, Chris has over 20 years’ experience in the construction industry. Chris utilises specialist knowledge and extensive experience acquired over a range of high profile commercial and industrial projects, with values in excess of £4b.

Tim Williams


Tim Williams is Chair of Open Cities, an Australian initiative to promote the adoption of ‘next-gen infrastructure’ whether it be in the shared and circular economy, smart cities, or decentralised energy production. He is known to many in the UK as the former chief executive of the Thames Gateway London Partnership. 

The Support Network

We are lucky to work and receive support from the following companies

Want to join?

Are you a local authority or government organisation wanting to join our pilot? Get in touch we have 2 spaces left in phase 2 of the pilot and are taking interest for phase 3.