Meet The Team

Graham Chadwick

Director and CEO

Graham chadwick is an energetic individual, married with 3 children and living in Lancashire UK.

Educated at Bentham Grammar school in the late 70’s. Spent 20 years with a large food retailer at senior level, before assisting to set up a frozen food retail company with multiple outlets across the North England. His next venture was to set up an innovative recycling company manufacturing outdoor street furniture from recycled plastic materials. In the early 2000’s he set up a creative playground business supplying the schools market across the UK. In 2016 he became interested in immersion and simulation experiences and Gener8 was born focusing on education and the health care sector. Gener8 now supply Blended Learning Interactive Simulation Suites across 15 countries world wide.

Liam McClelland

Marketing & Sales Manager

Meet Liam, Gener8’s Marketing & Sales Manager who has been with the company for over 5 years. With experience living and working in Tanzania, Bolivia, and the USA, they bring a global perspective. Outside work, Liam is ordained in the USA, reflecting a commitment to personal values.

Known for building strong client relationships, they excel in developing effective marketing strategies, enhancing brand visibility, and driving revenue growth. Liam is a valued and dedicated member of the Gener8 family, contributing with passion and a unique skill set, making them an asset to the team.

Janet Stead

Office Assistant

Janet is a Lancashire lass, born and raised in Colne, Lancashire.
She has built a succesful career in Customer Services through being pragmatic, straight talking and commercially focused. A true problem solver with attention to detail and organisational skills, she is also a ‘talker’ but makes everyone feel welcome and at home.

Janet is married to Simon and lives in Barrowford with her trusted Merle border collie, Lola and two cats, Minnie and Beryl.
She keeps herself physically active with regular training, classes and has completed the Yorkshire Three Peaks every year since 2011.

Rebecca Hodson

Office Manager

am the office, finance and compliance manager. I am from the North East and have lived down in Burnley for the last 8 years. I have worked at Gener8 Spaces for the last 7 years and enjoy a busy day.

I love music and enjoy theatre and like to eat out in restaurants.

I have two Bengal kittens called Ronnie and Reggie who keep me very much occupied and keep me on my toes!

Lucy Southwell

Senior Medical Illustrator

Lucy is Gener8’s Senior Medical Illustrator. Despite the title, Lucy works with a variety of clients to help achieve their project goals – from developing virtual medical seminars to adapting children’s books for assisted reading, Lucy brings her creative background to every brief she completes. 
Motivated by a passion for learning, Lucy takes every measure to design new and innovative ways of approaching education – Having previously worked with museums and archives to design engaging exhibition material, and going so far as to code a game based on the human immune system as a part of her Masters degree.

Becky Ormerod

Graphic Designer/ Content Creator

Becky is one of the Graphic Designers here at Gener8. She works with customers to create bespoke content that elevates their simulation space, producing a new level of learning. 

Originally from Preston, Becky now lives in Burnley with her partner and 2 dogs, Lottie and Ginny. Her passion for being creative continues when at home, as she likes to embroider, crochet and can often be found re-decorating several rooms in the house!   

Andrew Earnshaw

Customer Liaison Manager

Andrew, with his wealth of experience spanning over a decade in customer service and performance coaching, brings a unique perspective to his role as Customer Liaison Manager. His journey through the intricacies of customer interactions has equipped him with a keen understanding of client needs and preferences.

Andrew’s passion for music performance, cultivated through years of study and practice, adds an extra layer of depth to his interactions. Drawing parallels between the harmonious interplay of musical notes and the delicate balance of customer relationships, Andrew excels in creating connections that resonate deeply with clients.

Matthew Farran

Installation Coordinator

Matt is the Installation Coordinator at Gener8, with a passion for gaming and socialising with new people. Matt has 11 years of experience in quality control and the returns department from previous companies so has developed a keen eye for detail. Matt’s dedication and attention to detail ensure that every installation project is executed seamlessly, meeting and striving to exceed client expectations.

When he’s not coordinating installations, you can find Matt immersing himself in the world of gaming with also a fascination of new and cutting edge technology with he aspire to learn and engage with it.

Blessing Odeleye

XR Development Lead

Hi! I’m Blessing Odeleye, the XR Solutions Developer at Gener8 Spaces. I fuse innovative technology with artistic creativity to revolutionize how we learn. When I’m not crafting virtual realities, you might find me immersed in a video game, lost in a book, or creating art.

Driven by curiosity, I’m always eager to explore new tech frontiers and express my creativity in every project!

Marcus Farran

IT Manager

Marcus, our IT manager, brings a wealth of experience in IT support to our team. With a strong technical background and a proven track record in solving complex IT challenges, he plays a key role in ensuring our systems run smoothly and efficiently.

Outside of work, Marcus is a devoted family man who cherishes quality time with his loved ones. He’s also an avid gamer, always ready for a new challenge or adventure in the virtual world. Marcus’s blend of technical expertise and personal interests makes him a valuable member of our team.