Meet our senior team
Jo Upward is Managing Director at Platform an experiential design company. Jo joined Platform in August 2012 from BT bringing with her a wealth of expertise, knowledge and a desire to drive excellence for the customer. Her experience ranges from multinational corporates such as BT and Orange to working with public bodies including Ofcom and the European Union.
Jo is passionate about customer and staff experience and leads our engagement and change management consultancy work.
JO UPWARD - MANAGING DIRECTOR
Max is one of the founders of Platform, launched 2002, and concentrates primarily on customer experience centres and executive briefing centres, working with companies to create environments in which to engage with customers in more compelling and relevant ways.
Utilising creative customer journey design and cutting edge interactive digital technologies, he helps to create amazing experiential environments.
MAX EAGLEN - DIRECTOR
Terry has been at Platform since 2000 and as Creative Director for the award winning interiors team has overseen some of our most high profile projects including the Vodafone CEC’s in the UK and Middle East the General Motors Interactive Centre at Disney Florida, The Met Office Customer Experience Centre.
Terry’s current projects include international schemes for clients including AEG, O2, American Express, Juniper Networks, The Ivy Restaurant.
TERRY ROUTLEDGE - CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Justin joined Platform in 1998 and was Lead 3D Designer and on a series of award winning global projects. Justin moved across to digital in 2010 and now specialises in delivering complex multi-discipline projects which require a deep understanding of strategic, digital, technology and spatial design methodologies.
Justin was team lead for Vodafone Qatar CEC, London Fashion Week, McLaren Mercedes Formula 1 worldwide digital and Accenture CEC.
JUSTIN HOLLAND - DESIGN DIRECTOR
Brand and Strategy
Debbie joined Platform in 2005 after working at Imagination and other top-tier agencies on various award-winning global exhibitions and experiences.
Debbie supports the digital and interior teams at a strategic and conceptual level and has developed brands and guidelines for clients including Wells & Co., Change Grow Live, British Gas and Juniper Networks.
DEBBIE KING - HEAD OF BRAND STRATEGY
Senior 3D Designer
Katherine has over 20 years’ experience in the commercial interior design sector covering workplace retail, event exhibition and leisure projects. She’s worked around the world and has been based in Melbourne, the Middle East and Mumbai.
Katherine’s strong conceptual skills combined with deep construction knowledge bridges the gap between the technical and creative, meaning that she can deliver complex projects smoothly without compromising creativity.
KATHERINE SHRUBB - SENIOR 3D DESIGNER
Chara has over 10 years experience working on various projects domestically and internationally.
She specialises in hospitality projects and her passion lies in crafting beautiful interior concepts with distinctive narratives. Chara's comprehensive knowledge of building regulations and the construction industry, has given her a deep understanding of the technical intricacies of design.