Meet the team

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.

Anuraag Jain

Interim CTO

Anuraag Jain is a veteran technology strategist who has led multiple highly regulated technology businesses to success. As our interim CTO he will guiding our technology strategy to ensure agile, scaleable and compliant. 

Elliot Hughes

Operations Director

MSc Urban Spatial Planning & 10 years development experience. 

Iain MacPherson

Research Director

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

Brandon Bell

Founder and CEO

20 years urban development experience and trying to put a Masters of Sustainable Development to effect in a social impact focused business. 

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

Dr. 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. 

Dr. Joe Giordano

Governance & Strategy Advisor

Philanthropist, Entrepreneur, Risk Expert and RICS board member. Co-author of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors  (RICS) Guidance on Project Monitoring. 

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.  ​

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.

The Support Network

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

Oxford Brookes University
The Institute of Ethnical Arts
Santander Universities
Microsoft Azure
Creative Destruction
Brunel University London

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