MEET THE TEAM

With our experience, expertise and enthusiasm for time lapse photography, you can be sure that you will receive great results and quality every time. Find out more about our dedicated Time Lapse UK team below.

George Richardson

George Richardson

Managing Director

George founded Commission Air in 1990 and since then the company has gone from strength to strength, working on a variety of projects with an array of high profile clients. Now in our third decade of operation Commission Air continues to be innovative and forward thinking. Introduced in 2016, Time Lapse UK allows clients to enjoy both high quality aerial photography and time lapse video from the same supplier.

Outside of work George enjoys golf and learning Spanish.

Gail Richardson

Gail Richardson

Finance Director

Gail is our Finance Director and was instrumental in the set-up of Commission Air Ltd. She is responsible for developing, implementing and overseeing the financial side of the business.

Her interests outside of work include fashion, the gym and socialising.

 Karl Smith

Karl Smith

Business Operations Manager

Karl is a professional photographer and has been working with us for over 15 years and he has been instrumental in the development of our time lapse service. He practically knows the company inside out! He oversees the management and maintenance of our high definition cameras, sourcing of equipment, and ensuring our systems run smoothly 24/7. He is the go to guy for any technical assistance.

Outside of work he is a car enthusiast and enjoys playing the guitar.

John Deakin

John Deakin

National Sales Manager

John has been with the company for over 10 years, and is the go to guy for discussing your time lapse project. He coordinates the whole process from pricing, arranging site survey and installation and is also responsible for developing client relationships. John has worked on a wide range of projects across different industries and combined with his extensive experience means he can help deliver the right time lapse solution for you.

Outside of work he is a keen golfer, cyclist and swims a mile every morning before work! He loves his sport and his food, and often brings his homemade soups and freshly prepared salads for his lunch.

Belinda Bailey

Belinda Bailey

Company Office Manager

Belinda has been with the company for over 8 years and has a wealth of knowledge from working across different departments. Being the office manager here at Time Lapse UK, she ensures our day-to-day operations run smoothly and efficiently in both the Aerial and Time Lapse Departments.

Belinda is usually the person to go to when any problems occur with the departments as she operates a no nonsense policy!

Amber Carswell

Amber Carswell

Digital Marketing Executive

Amber has been with the company for over 6 years now and works across the Marketing and Time Lapse departments. She has a First Class Honours degree in marketing. She works closely with the time lapse team editing monthly and final videos, as well as advertising our services across multiple channels.

Outside of work she has a passion for wildlife and growing fruit and vegetables. She also enjoys wandering around antique fairs across the country.

Bethany Richardson

Bethany Richardson

Project Co-ordinator

Bethany joined the team over 3 years ago and has worked across major projects helping clients to document their sites. Bethany obtained an Upper Second-Class Honours degree in Film and Media so she has a keen eye for detail when discussing clients projects for aerial and time lapse photography.

She has a Border Terrier cross called Binky and outside of work she belongs to the local theatre group where she is often rehearsing.

Liam Scales

Liam Scales

Senior Time Lapse Surveyor

Liam has assisted in installing over 400-time lapse systems across the UK. He has extensive knowledge and experience on installing our equipment and tailoring it for every site whether it is an external or internal application. His technical knowledge and attention to detail make him an effective and valuable member of our time lapse team. He is also a certified IPAF operator, PASMA, ECS and CSCS qualified.

Outside of work he loves his movies, especially Marvel, and he enjoys video gaming. He also has a strong passion for photography.

Adam Afford

Adam Afford

Time Lapse Surveyor and Technician

Adam has assisted in installing over 200-time lapse systems across the UK. He has extensive knowledge and experience on installing our equipment and tailoring it for every site whether it is an external or internal application. His technical knowledge and attention to detail make him an effective and valuable member of our time lapse team. He is also CSCS qualified.

Outside of work, when he is not running around after his toddler, Adam is a big fan of comics and likes to see live music.

Benjamin Reed

Benjamin Reed

Time Lapse Surveyor and Technician

Benjamin has recently joined our growing team and has helped install time lapse cameras across the country. Having come from a video editing background, his attention to detail is second to none and is often compiling monthly and final videos together.

Outside of work he focuses his time on creating and editing content for his YouTube channel.

Olie Horton

Olie Horton

Time Lapse Technician

Olie brings to the team a wealth of photography knowledge. He has had his work published in national magazines for his wildlife photography and has featured in many exhibitions around the county. When he is not flying around taking aerial photos, he is often helping out with the time lapse team installing cameras.

Outside of work, he can be found trialling new pizza flavours and regularly supports his local Rugby club.