Meet our amazing team.

The Slingshot team brings together the most interesting bunch of people you’ll ever meet to deliver on the promise of digital twins…

Alan English

Executive Chairman

Alan is passionate about his 6 young grand-children, coffee, beer, football, mountains and singing.  He has also recently re-discovered the delights of British pies!

Dr David McKee

CEO, CTO & Founder

When not coding or coming up with new features for Slingshot, David loves being in the garden building something, alternatively watching a sci-fi film or TV series. He’s obsessed with coffee and loves reading anything he can get hold of and collecting vintage books.

Helen Gilder

Chief Financial Officer

When she’s not hard at work, Helen loves spending time at the gym, cycling and spending time with her family and 2 gerbils.

Joe Leach

Head of Render and Gaming Infastructure

One of the biggest influences for Joe working in software was gaming, a hobby that he still loves to this day.

Films are a great passion of Joe’s. His favourite directors and films being: Quentin Tarantino (Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction), Martin Scorsese (Taxi Driver, Raging Bull), and Guy Ritchie (Snatch, Lock Stock)

Pete Mills

Business Development Director

When not working Pete enjoys spending time with his family which includes a very spoilt spaniel and three Norwegian forest cats! He is also a conservation circle member of the Rainforest Trust where he can contribute to supporting the work of amazing people preserving rainforests around the world. 

Dr Richard Kavanagh

Head of Cloud and Data Development

Outside of work Richard enjoys running, including a weekly parkrun, and Japanese martial art: Aikido.

Sophie McKee

Creative Director

Sophie loves to go walking, loom knit and read and is currently aiming to read 1 book a month. She is also an animation fan and loves watching cartoons and playing computer games.

Alex Trout

Web Developer

In his spare time Alex is either still coding in a coffee shop, at the gym, or planning to be in another country. He also enjoys films, reading, and playing music.

Anna Goldson

3D & XR Designer

Anna is an avid Beat Saber VR gamer and has reached Expert+ (having taken 100 hours to get there…) She also loves running and collecting stickers for her laptop which she spends her time immersing herself in the world of Christopher Nolan’s filmography. She enjoys hoarding postcards, houseplants and candles that soften up her shared student house.

Eva Karagiannakou

QA & Security Engineer

In her spare time, Eva enjoys watching movies, listening to music and reading books as well as hiking and trying exceptional food. She also has a passion for driving whether it be in crowded cities or a longer roadtrip.

Fatima Riake

Software Engineer

In her spare time, Fatima loves bike riding, exploring new avenues and rollerskating!

Imogen Hetherington

Web Developer

When Imogen is not coding, she enjoys cooking, bouldering, and playing the slightly unusual sport of underwater hockey!

Jamie Linskell

Software Engineer

When he’s not working Jamie loves listening to and playing music, learning languages and travelling as well as playing computer games.