Meet the team
Rebecca Gill, Nurse, CEO & Founder.
Registered Nurse and award-winning Social Entrepreneur, with over 12 years’ experience within learning disabilities, brain injury rehabilitation, mental health issues and other neurological conditions. Through collaborating with a diverse range of healthcare professionals from neuroscience to physiotherapy, to local universities and the NHS, Rebecca has created innovative therapies, underwater VR scenes for aquatic rehabilitation and is currently leading the way for accessible VR within the local community. Featured on the BBC, awards include Great British Entrepreneur Award for Inspirational Spirit, Accessible Europe Award with ITU & the UN for Cognitive Disabilities, as well as Innovation, Tech for Good and more. In 2020 she was invited to speak at United Nations about VR therapies, which she will brag about for the rest of her life.
Matthew Fishlock, Director.
Electrical engineer and VR enthusiast, Matthew joined the team in 2020. Experienced in both healthcare technology and virtual reality gaming, he is helping forge the next generation of medical XR at our centre. Matt has developed accessible technology for the local community, bridging the gap for children with special needs and adults with disabilities. A keen innovator, Matt built our wheelchair accessible driving simulation from scratch, allowing people of all abilities to race around Silverstone. He has also developed our augmented reality showcase, creating a truly multi-sensory experience for everyone who visits our centre.
Dineen Anderson, VR & AR Artist.
This amazing woman brings the creative flair and imagination needed to bring virtual reality to life. She single-handedly created the beautiful artwork within our augmented reality showcase at the centre. Dineen has recently begun her training as a VR Therapist. She will be specialised in art therapy and play therapy – combining the therapeutic power of play with the creative expression of art, to create truly powerful VR therapies.
In memory of Jonathan Kaye
Jonathan Kaye, Board member of VR therapies, Disability Inclusion & Accessibility Consultant
Disabled with cerebral palsy at birth, Jonathan was an early pioneer of computer technology use in the classroom before going on to graduate from Warwick University. A passionate campaigner and advocate for better accessibility and representation of people with disability since a teenager, he helped Lord William Hague put together and launch the UK’s Disability Discrimination Act. Jonathan has long championed the use of technologies as empowerment tools for the personal independence of people with disabilities. A founder member of Ofcom’s Advisory Committee on Older & Disabled people, he now sits on the Accessibility Group of the Digital Television Group, the industry advisory body that sets the standards for television in the UK.