Meet our team.
Founder & CEO
Ed launched Motionspot in 2012 and has since built it into a RIBA award-winning industry leader in accessible design, helping to transform spaces and lives through beautiful, accessible environments and products.
Ed has worked with hundreds of homeowners, businesses, occupational therapists, architects, and interior designers, helping to deliver beautifully designed access for all. In 2019, Ed was appointed as the UK Government’s Sector Champion for the design of Spaces and Products.
Ed launched Motionspot in 2012 and has since built it into a RIBA award-wi...
James is Co-Founder of Motionspot. It
was due to his personal experience of sustaining a spinal cord injury, and the
frustration around inaccessible spaces, that the business was founded.
James has spent his career within Investment
Management and Financial Services. He is on the board of the British Neurological
Research Trust and the UK Stem Cell Foundation. In addition, he is on the
corporate development board of Back Up, a charity dedicated to supporting people affected by spinal cord injury.
James is Co-Founder of Motionspot. It
was due to his personal experien...
Chief Operating Officer
Julia has over 10 years operations, logistics, retail, e-commerce and general management experience and is responsible for driving and delivering Motionspot’s strategic vision and scaling our processes, project management and governance.
Julia has over 10 years operations, logistics, retail, e-commerce and gene...
Senior Key Account Manager
Rebecca is highly experienced in supporting large clients from a broad range of sectors – from hotels to later living developments - through all stages of a project to create beautifully accessible spaces.
Skilled at understanding client requirements, Rebecca provides design advice and creates bespoke product specifications that perfectly suit each client's budget and design intent.
Rebecca is highly experienced in supporting large clients from a broad ran...
Inclusive Design Strategy Lead
Pareisse is an inclusive design and change management specialist who has successfully delivered accessibility, inclusive design, business change and social inclusion projects across the workplace, rail, health, local government, charity, design and engineering sectors. Committed to understanding our multi-faceted human characteristics in design, Pareisse puts people and inclusion at the heart of strategy development to understand the interconnective relationship between delivering inclusive and sustainable environments, and meeting wider societal health, wellbeing, and mobility objectives for the benefit of clients and the communities they serve.
Testament to her commitment to driving social change, Pareisse been nominated for the Disability Power 100 List, Shaw Trust 2021 and 2022 for her work leading the Inclusive Design Overlay to the RIBA Plan of Work project since inception and sits as a member of the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) Olympic Park Built Environment Accessibility Panel using her lived experiences to advise on creating beautifully accessible environments. Pareisse is also member of the Access Association UK, Neurodiversity in Planning, and an access advisor to Let’s Build.
Pareisse is an inclusive design and change management specialist who has s...
Design Team Manager
Sophie is an architect with a background in inclusive design and stakeholder engagement. Her experience spans strategic planning, research, codesign and specialist housing for older and disabled people. She has led complex projects in the UK and internationally across sectors and seeks to embed inclusive design and social value at all stages.
Sophie is an architect with a background in inclusive design and stakehold...
Abbie prides herself on creating inclusive environments for everyone and changing people’s lives in a positive way.
Abbie has a particular interest in design within the healthcare sector and is a workplace audit specialist.
Abbie prides herself on creating inclusive environments for everyone and c...
Vivian explores the connection between identity and the built environment. With an undergraduate degree in architecture, Vivian works towards ensuring people’s unique stories and cultural backgrounds are represented in the spaces they occupy.
Vivian explores the connection between identity and the built environment....
Senior Inclusive Design Consultant, Neurodiversity Design Specialist
Jason is an architect and researcher specialising in the design of spaces for people with neurodivergence, especially autism.
Jason is an expert in human-centred design, health, wellbeing, and accessibility for people with cognitive, sensory, social and communication sensitivities. His research focuses on how environmental design affects neurodivergent individuals.
Jason is an architect and researcher specialising in the design of spaces ...
Senior Inclusive Designer
Becky is an experienced designer with a passion for creating beautiful and responsive interior spaces designed specifically around the needs of the people using them.
Becky works with renowned corporate clients on large scale projects helping to shape their inclusive design strategies, including neurodiversity in the workplace and age friendly environments.
Becky is an experienced designer with a passion for creating beautiful and...
Having worked in the inclusive design industry for over 15 years, Lynda has a broad range of experience and is passionate about making the built environment inclusive to as broad a range of users as possible.
After completing an MSc in Inclusive Environments: Design and Management, Lynda has specialised in Access Consultancy and auditing.
Having worked in the inclusive design industry for over 15 years, Lynda ha...
Originally from Australia, Lauren is passionate about user-centred design processes and evidence-based practice. She has a degree in Product Design from the University of Technology in Sydney and a diploma in International Studies with a focus on intercultural communication.
Originally from Australia, Lauren is passionate about user-centred design ...
Marney is an independent Occupational Therapist with a particular interest in the impact of the environment on wellbeing.
Core to Marney’s practice is working with clients to gain insights from their lived experience to create environments that support independence, health and wellbeing for people with physical, sensory, cognitive and neuro-diverse impairments including dementia and learning disability.
Marney is an independent Occupational Therapist with a particular interest...
Head of Product
Sivam is a product and technical specialist focussed on the difference accessible design makes to people’s lives.
Sivam has extensive experience working with commercial and residential clients designing compliant environments which contain design-led products and deliver a high-quality finish.
Sivam is a product and technical specialist focussed on the difference acc...
Josh is a product designer driven by the opportunity to positively impact the lives of people through designing intuitive, adaptable and inclusive products.
Josh is experienced in coordinating user research to understand not only surface level problems, but also behavioural and emotional implications to inform the product design process.
Josh is a product designer driven by the opportunity to positively impact ...
Product & Supply Chain Executive
Head of Finance
Paula keeps the financial performance of the Motionspot Group on track. An Accountant with many years of experience, Paula ensures the smooth running of finance and HR functions within Motionspot and acts as a sounding board for the management team.
Paula keeps the financial performance of the Motionspot Group on track. An...
Andrew looks after the day to day running of the finances of the Motionspot group.
Andrew is a qualified CIMA accountant and brings with him a wide array of experience in different industries including construction, manufacturing and the charity sector.
Andrew looks after the day to day running of the finances of the Motionspo...
Group PR Manager
As a wheelchair user herself, Jo is passionate about access and inclusive design that looks good too.
Jo engages journalists and partner organisations, and creates content to communicate Motionspot’s best practice, inspiring case studies and thought leadership around making the built environment as accessible and inclusive as possible.
As a wheelchair user herself, Jo is passionate about access and inclusive ...
Head of Marketing
Having worked in the marketing of socially-minded organisations for many years, Laura has a wealth of experience in creating awareness and building impactful brands. Laura is responsible for developing Motionspot's marketing strategy, brand presence, and community.
Having worked in the marketing of socially-minded organisations for many y...
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