Graeme Cox

CEO and Co-Founder. Graeme holds a degree in Artificial Intelligence from Edinburgh University, has over 20 years experience in scaling product development teams and a track record of building profitable, high-growth businesses in the High-Tech & Internet industries. This includes dns ltd, a CyberSecurity monitoring & 1st response business that Graeme sold to Dell Secureworks in 2009. Graeme has founded and managed four technology businesses and has served as board member and advisor on several more.


Charles Nduka

Chief Science Officer (CSO) and Co-Founder. Charles is a leading facial musculature expert with over 20 years surgical experience, including 10 years as Consultant Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon (Queen Victoria Hospital). Charles has an extensive background in research and development including clinical trials, has over 100 scientific publications and is the Medical Advisory Board chair for the charity Facial Palsy UK.


Matthew Honey

Chief Finance Officer (CFO). Matthew is a Chartered Accountant and Finance Director with Board level experience in private equity and institutional investment. He has extensive experience raising finance, market listings, starting, building, buying and selling businesses.


Dr Mohsen Fatoorechi

Mohsen is Emteq's lead Electronic Engineer and sensor expert. He has 8 years experience of working with sensor technologies across EEG, EMG and EOG. Past roles include prototyping and R&D on a range of novel applications in Electric Potential Sensing technology. He has expertise in low-noise electronics, high-impedance circuits, portable/battery powered systems, data acquisition systems and signal processing.


Dr James Archer

James is an Electronic Engineer at Emteq specialising in sensor systems. He has experience developing sensor technologies from fundamental principles to real world applications. James’s previous roles involved R&D of electric potential sensors for structural health monitoring. His expertise includes high impedance circuit design, analogue and digital signal processing, PCB design and data interpretation.


Dr Mahyar Hamedi

Mahyar is Emteq's lead Data Scientist, a biomedical engineer specialising in brain computer interaction (BCI), neuro-engineering, computational neuroscience, human machine interaction (HMI), machine learning, pattern recognition, and biomedical signal processing including filtering, feature extraction, and classification. 


Andrew Cleal

Andrew leads Emteq's Software Development. Highly skilled in a large range of programming languages and across a variety of server, desktop and mobile platforms. He also is experienced in software/ hardware integration, firmware, wireless communication protocols and sensors. 


Jianwen Lou

Jianwen is a Software Developer at Emteq specialising in image processing and machine learning while also being a PhD candidate in the School of Creative Technologies at the University of Portsmouth. His research interests include 2D face tracking, 3D face reconstruction, machine learning and deep learning.


Ifigeneia Mavridou

Ifigeneia is Emteq’s Research Engineer while pursuing her Engineering Doctorate (EngD) in affective stimulation in VR at the Centre of Digital Entertainment (CDE), a collaboration between Bournemouth University and the University of Bath.


Christopher Baker

Christopher Baker is pursuing a PhD in Emotive Responses in Virtual Environments, a doctorate co-sponsored by Emteq.


Simon Clarke

Simon is Emteq's Operations Manager, an experienced Project Manager responsible for the day-to-day delivery of the team, he has over 25 years experience managing technology programs for organisations of all types and sizes.

Scientific Advisory Board


Professor the Lord Ara Darzi

Director of the Institute of Global Health, Imperial College, previous Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Department of Health. Pioneer in VR surgical training 

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Professor Robert Prance

Head of Sensor Technology Research Laboratory, Sussex University. Inventor of novel muscle sensor and holder of numerous related patents 

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Professor Pam Kato

Behavioural psychologist and Professor of Serious Games. Led first successful randomised controlled of game technology for behaviour modification, Re-Mission. Ex-CEO of Hopelabs.

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Professor Stephen Fairclough

Expert in physiological computing and a thought leader in human-computer interaction. His past research includes studies of the effects of games on immersion and engagement.

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Professor Hugo Critchley

Co-director of the Sackler Centre for Consciousness Science at the University of Sussex. Projects combine VR/AR, neuroimaging and autonomic physiology. 

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Dr Hui Yu

Expert in computer vision, machine learning image/video processing and recognition, facial expression, human action and affective analysis (multidimensional) and geometric processing of human/facial performance. 

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Dr Hatice Gunes

Associate Professor at University of Cambridge's Computer Laboratory, an expert in the areas of affective computing and social signal processing that lie at the crossroad of multiple disciplines including, computer vision, signal processing, machine learning, multimodal interaction and human-robot interaction.

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Dr Michel Valstar

Associate Professor at the University of Nottingham, School of Computer Science, and a researcher in Automatic Visual Understanding of Human Behaviour. He is a member of both the Computer Vision Lab and the Mixed Reality Lab

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