Robbie Allen

Founder and Managing Director

Robbie invented and built the first Lobster Pot and Lobster Vision, and has grown the company into the global business it is today.

Before this he was an editor, producer and time-lapse cameraman. This gave him great visual and client skills, and that's reflected in the huge number of blue-chip companies we're proud to work for.

Robbie has installed systems across Europe, the Middle East, China and Mexico. He is the joint inventor of the 'Crab' control and monitoring system, GB patent 2499637.

Jennie Rolls

Jennie Rolls

Operations Director

Jennie is responsible for managing all matters financial, as well as helping shape Lobster Pictures’ strategy and direct growth. She also ensures that all day-to-day business operations run smoothly at Lobster Towers. Her background in the film and TV industry has provided her with great experience of multitasking in a fast paced environment, something which proves invaluable in her current role.

Dennis Hendy

Operations Manager

Dennis has over 20 years’ experience in the operations, service and contract management, and ensures that the operational day to day installation, repair of Lobster Pots happens flawlessly. He is also responsible for our team of Technicians.

Dennis holds a business studies certificate (OU) and PRINCE2 Project Management Qualification.

Jon Hadley

Technical Lead

Jon is a developer and technologist with over 15 years experience in the web and film industries. 

Happiest when knee deep in cameras, electronics and code, Jon leads our New Product Development & Support team, bringing innovative ideas to life across a variety of hardware and software. The team is also responsible for keeping our mission-critical systems and infrastructure online 24/7.

Andrew Rodgers

Workshop Manager

Andrew runs our busy workshop - ensuring every Lobster Pot is built and tested to the same exacting standards that makes them the best time lapse cameras in the world!

He has a BEng in Communications Systems Engineering and ten years' experience in electronics production environments.

Adam Streames

Adam Streames

Sales Executive

Adam is the first point of contact for most of our clients. He's a great communicator and can easily match up your requirements with what we can offer - hopefully surpassing your expectations - he'd love to hear from you! Outside work he is a talented photographer, specialising in interiors.

Barney Livingston


Barney develops and optimises our network tools. He’s currently building a new low-power, scalable hardware platform for Lobster Pot cameras, and working on great new tools to allow us to control cameras remotely. 

Barney has a first class degree in Computer Science and is co-author of three published papers on Peer-to-Peer network simulators. He also has many years’ experience designing and developing networks and systems.

Pete Redhead

Web Developer

Pete looks after Lobster Vision, adding new features and developing the product.

He has over 12 years experience as a developer and creative technologist and holds a Masters degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering.

Harry Coelho

Harry Coelho

Junior Support Technician

Harry's responsibilities are to keep your cameras running smoothly, from the day of the install to the end of your project.

He has a first class honours degree in Media Technology and is a keen Photographer in his spare time.

Hannah Johns

Operations Assistant

Hannah is responsible for providing all of our day to day finance support - she looks after sales and purchase ledger along with all of our credit control.

She's also a talented violinist and manager of her band, the Leylines

Kelly McKeown

Office Manager

Kelly provides operational support - booking travel and accommodation and ordering equipment for Lobster Pots. She ensures the offices are ship-shape and Bristol fashion. With a background in art and design plus fifteen years experience in television production and post-production, Kelly brings a flash of colour and energy to the office.

Joe Horton


Joe is one of the pillars that hold up Lobster pictures (literally, standing at 6'7"). A hard-working and focused member of the team, Joe installs and derigs cameras safely and professionally all over Europe. He holds CSCS, IPAF and working at height qualifications.

Joe is also an accomplished rugby player, plying his trade as a centre for Chipping Sodbury RFC.

Lewis Knight

Senior Installation Technician

Lewis has background in adventure television - he's worked all over the world including the Amazon and the Sahara.

Lewis is based in London and often performs site surveys - he's an expert in finding the right places to safely and securely mount cameras for the best shot.

He has CSCS, IPAF and SSSTS Site Safety Supervisor qualifications.

Luke Slater

Senior Installation Technician

Luke is a born craftsman. He builds Lobster Pot time-lapse cameras and bracketry of all types, and has carried out installations across the UK, Europe, Asia and the USA. He’s also a talented photographer and holds a first-class degree in Fine Art. Outside work, he designs and builds his own boats.

Luke has IPAF, CSCS, PASMA tower training and full offshore certification. He is also an SSSTS qualified site safety supervisor.

Marcus Tanner

Installation Technician

Marcus is a fantastically dedicated, skilled and safe technician. He's installed and de-rigged Lobster Pots for us all over the UK. He has CSCS and IPAF certifications, plus PTS for rail work and SSSTS Site Supervisor qualification.

Outside work, he plays rugby and football and coaches a cricket team. 

Paul McKelvie

Paul McKelvie

Media Producer

Paul works in our Production Department editing for multiple clients all over the world. He also shoots time lapse, video and 360 VR content. 

Paul has a degree in Graphic Design and a CSCS qualification. He has shot films trackside for clients such as Network Rail and ISS Labour. 

Pablo de las Cuevas


Pablo is an award-winning editor and cameraman - and brings his skills to our productions for clients such as Network Rail, LLDC and he created the critically acclaimed My Bristol Lapse in 2013. Outside work, he is a keen percussionist and mountain biker.