Meet the AgriSound Team!
Get to Know Us
Casey is a big thinker, keen to explore ways to tackle the challenges facing our society today. Founding AgriSound in January 2020, Casey has a PhD in medical science, and has led multiple public-sector funded projects with experience working within fast moving start up environments in commercial and technical roles. Winner of the 2021 Young Innovator of the Year award, Casey has a truly exciting vision for the future of AgriSound!
Sam Jackson is our dedicated and motivated operations manager. Prior to AgriSound, Sammie has 5 years’ experience as operations lead for a major IoT beekeeping brand. A BBKA registered beekeeper, Sammie has a keen interest in all things bee and is the go-to for all customer support queries. Bringing a smile to work every day, Sammie is a much loved and dependable member of our team!
Calum Pheby is our young and talented design engineer. Calum brings hands on practical design and engineering expertise to AgriSound. With a BSc in Product & Furniture Design Calum previously worked to develop sensor products for dairy cattle, pigs and chickens. Calum’s skills include sketching, CAD/CAM, rendering and rapid electronic prototype development.
Heather Sanders is our brilliant scientific lead. With a PhD in Environmental and Plant Biology, Heather boasts over 10 years’ experience in biosciences research and technology transfer. After gaining her PhD at Ohio University, Heather spent 5 years as a post
doctoral researcher at the University of Oxford, and more recently, dedicating time to the designing and leading of multidisciplinary projects addressing major agricultural and environmental challenges.
Dan Stoddart (CTO) brings over 15 years of technical expertise to AgriSound. Dan has delivered complex IT solutions across a range of sectors including finance (JPMorgan, Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley), aviation (Airbus) and numerous startups most recently as CTO of an invoice automation platform for the hospitality sector. He has a keen interest in green and eco technologies and is an active investor in these areas.
Rebecca Gardiner is one of our newest members of the team, bringing a creative and social flair to our marketing department. Starting her career in China, Becky has experience in international marketing and commercialising products into developing markets. With a MSc in Global Marketing, she has valuable knowledge of the global marketing landscape and experience in digital communications strategies.
Josh Robson is our enthusiastic new graduate, currently working as a data analyst on multiple projects at AgriSound. Josh has a BA Hons in Business Management and previously completed a successful 8 week internship at AgriSound, where he delivered a fantastic ‘go-to-market’ strategy for a major product launch. Josh loves to get involved in all elements of the business and brings passion and proficiency to everything he does.