Meet The Team

Luke Sephton-Perrett

Co-Founder
Luke is an entrepreneur with a keen passion to help people without discrimination. He has a 10-year background in customer care, IT and a practical application of AI in life sciences and behavioural modelling. He also has experience in the manufacturing industry working for one of the largest companies within the industry where he was responsible for a number of different areas during his years there. Including customer relationship management, credit control, IT, system administration and stock controller.

Matthew Baker

COO & Co-Founder
Matthew has spent ten years in the IT and Care industry working, creating innovative solutions for clients with mobility issues. Most of that time he has been in the care industry working to support individuals himself and also led teams of care workers. His passion for supporting the physiotherapy of less abled individuals led him to co-found PhysiGo and apply his innovative approach and experience in problem-solving, IT and social care to accelerate the recovery of physical trauma.

Annamieke Wilds

Managing Director – Australia
Annamieke has worked in the Insurance, Banking and Construction industries for 23 years in various management roles. She has a passion for identifying opportunities for business growth, developing best practice methodologies and engaging staff to deliver excellence. Annamieke brings excellent communication skills, project management experience and strong leadership skills to our team and is jointly responsible for delivering business expansion strategies for the PhysiGo group.

Jay Perrett

Managing Director – UK, CTO and Advisory Board Member
Jay has spent over 30 years developing evolutionary computing and Artificial Intelligence in academia and industry. Jay is the key architect of Aria Networks DANI, iVNT and iForecast and has spent many years working in the telecoms market (Bell-Labs, Lucent, Movaz, and Redback) a well as in the Life Sciences and Pharmaceutical markets. He has considerable experience developing and bringing innovative products to market as he was a founder and CTO at Darwinian Neural Networks Industries and the CEO of Applied Insilico. He also holds the US Antarctic Service medal for contributions to Science in Antarctica.

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Alex Tarrant

CCO and Technical Advisory Board Member
Alex graduated from the University of Hertfordshire with a 1st class Honours degree in Physiotherapy. Currently working at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, one of the worlds leading teaching and research hospitals, Alex is one of the clinical specialist team leaders in Musculoskeletal Outpatients and Orthopaedics. In 2018 Alex successfully created a new and pioneering Physiotherapy service within the Emergency Department at Addenbrookes. Working as the team lead, Alex led the service through the process of a pilot, service development, data collection, funding, staffing, and permanent implementation. Alex’s work on this has been published to the European Congress of Emergency Medicine and is due to be augmented for republication in 2019.

Grant Armstrong

Software Development and Advisory Board Member
Grant has developed software solutions in telecommunications and artificial intelligence for nearly ten years. He has expertise in systems design, security applications and artificial intelligence in client/service and embedded systems. Grant has lead multi-disciplinary software teams using modern design and development methodologies.

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Steve Newton

Chairman and Advisory Board Member
Steve has more than 25 years’ experience in the telecommunications sector. He is an experienced and successful non-executive director and seed investor, following a career in general management, sales, and marketing. He invested in a number of technology companies including Datanomic and was part of a small management team which steered billing software specialist Geneva Technology from product launch through rapid growth, market acclaim, a Queens Award for Enterprise in Innovation, and ultimately acquisition for $700m.

Kelly Carter

Business Development Manager
Kelly has over 16 years’ experience working in the community safety public sector. She brings to the role a broad range of skills developed through front line operational roles and administrative roles including management, Work Health and Safety and Rehabilitation Coordinator positions. Kelly is extremely passionate about bringing solutions to market that will assist others and utilises this passion in her role as a Business Development Manager within the PhysiGo group.

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Kevin Xu

Chinese Business Adviser
Kevin has worked in the Telecom software, Smart City and education/training domain for over 15 years with a passion for learning and exploring new knowledge and embracing the transformation responding to an ever-fast-changing world. He brings a mix of strong leadership and excellent communication skills with different cultural backgrounds. Has a rich global travel experience spanning more than 30 countries. He also has specific expertise in customer engagement, bidding management, solution sales, solution architecture, training curriculum design, training delivery, project delivery management alongside a proven track record in multiple successful global companies with excellent performance.

Rory Underwood

Technical Advisory Board Member

Rory is probably best known for his international rugby career. Not only for scoring a record 49 tries for England (85 caps, 1984-1996) but also for winning 7 caps for the British Lions touring Australia (1989) and New Zealand (1993). Rory played first-class rugby at Leicester Tigers for an unbelievable 14 years and was awarded the MBE in 1992 for his services to rugby.

Throughout this record-breaking rugby career, Rory amassed 3000hrs flying as a pilot in his 18 years in the Royal Air Force. During his RAF career, he flew the Jet Provost TMk5A, Hawk TMk1A, Tornado GR1, Canberra T17 and the Dominie. He was responsible for introducing Crew Resources Management (CRM) training into the RAF, thereby developing a culture where personnel look at how teamwork and decision making is affected in time-limited stressful situations.

Rory has a specific interest and expertise in the areas of effective communication and high-performance leadership within teams. His experience and insight gained through his stellar rugby and RAF career have allowed him to bring a different perspective into the performance of business teams. He is an experienced facilitator, psychometric profiler and performance coach.

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Ben Stone

Technical Advisory Board Member
Ben works at British Athletics where he is responsible for data analysis and the assessment and implementation of commercially available technology, to support the performance and rehabilitation of athletes on the World Class Performance Programme. Prior to this, Ben completed a PhD at the Sports Technology Institute (Loughborough University), which focussed on the mechanics of head impacts in Cricket.

Jane Buckland

Technical Advisory Board Member
Jane is a Chartered Physiotherapist and studied at the Dublin School of Physiotherapy, Trinity College Dublin graduating with an honours degree in 1987. Since then Jane has worked at University hospitals in Edinburgh, Boston USA, Oxford, Cambridge, and London. She also did a Diploma in Academic and Practical Physiotherapy for Sports at the University of London in 1997. She has worked in Musculoskeletal physiotherapy for over 25 years progressing to Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedics, and she left the NHS in 2016. She has been running her own private practice in Calne for more than 13 years and continues to enjoy her work in physiotherapy.

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Angela Bower

Technical Advisory Board Member
For the past 10 years, Angela has been a keen runner at Burgess Hill Running Club competing in many races over different distances ranging from 5k fun runs to marathons. Following on from retirement, after twenty years teaching in secondary and primary schools, she qualified as a coach (LiRF, CiRF) and now works successfully with groups of runners of all abilities and ages at the club. As the club’s Welfare officer, she looks after the mental and physical well being of the members. Having seen the benefits that sport brings to both physical and mental health, she is very keen to promote running, to help everyone enjoy it and perform as well as they can. She is acutely aware of the importance of knowing how your body feels during exercise and, crucially, how to respond to a problem in order to avoid injury and further improve individual performance.