People shape
the worlds we create.

John Munro

John Munro is the Founder, CEO, and Chief Creative Officer of Immersive International and one of the original pioneers of the immersive storytelling industry. Based in our Shanghai office, he oversees all of Immersive International’s creative output and leads the ideation phases of every project, inspiring extraordinary concepts that push beyond expectations. With a background in fine art, spatial design, architecture, and animation, and decades of experience, John is responsible for developing Immersive International’s unique hybrid creative practice.

John Munro

CEO & Chief Creative Officer

Tommy Lexen

Tommy is Immersive International's Managing Director with over 15 years of experience working in the design, art, and entertainment industry. Tommy is our storytelling specialist with a passion for crafting transformative narratives and productions. Having directed and produced numerous high-profile events and productions at varying scales, including international exhibitions and expos, large-scale projection mapping shows, immersive theatre shows, and VR films, he brings imaginative vision and clarity to the narrative structures and aesthetics of every project.

Tommy Lexen

Managing Director & Executive Creative Director

Anton Kononov

Anton is Immersive International's Executive Art Director and is based in Cape Town. For the past two decades, Anton has been working at the forefront of the audio-visual industry and has directed many of the studio’s projects. Having a true passion for innovative tech and artistic experimentation, Anton has developed a reputation for pushing the boundaries of experiential design and cutting-edge audiovisuals. With an expert understanding of music, CGI, graphics, and video production processes, he offers in-depth insight into the creative and technical aspects of every project.

Anton Kononov

Head of Content & Executive Art Director

Lisa McNab

Lisa McNab is Immersive International's Director of Production based in London. Lisa has over a decade of experience working in PR, marketing, and live events with a strong focus on creative branding and consumer engagement. Lisa has developed marketing strategies for some of the biggest music festivals across the globe and has produced a wide range of high-profile events for brands, governments, and royalties. She is interested in the psychology of visitor engagement in live experiences and specialises in transforming abstract concepts into clear, consistent, and highly impactful projects for clients and audiences alike.

Lisa McNab

Head of Production & Executive Producer

Peter Mackey

In 1993, Peter graduated from Sheffield University with a Diploma in Architecture. After working in various cities, he established a successful design studio in Shanghai in 1998. He later became the founding Director of a major architectural firm's China studio, overseeing significant growth and specialising in commercial projects, emphasising stakeholder collaboration and creating memorable spaces.

Peter Mackey

Senior Architect

Jordan Foster

Jordan has been a key figure in immersive's growth and a creative lead on many major projects since the creation of the studio. Bringing an interdisciplinary approach to experiential design, Jordan combines cutting edge technical innovation with timeless storytelling techniques. Jordan's passion for bringing exciting, informative, and transportive experiences to audiences has been showcased around the world, with projects including The Dubai World Expo, Comcast's Universal Sphere, and the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. Jordan now heads immersive's North American studio.

Jordan Foster

Senior Creative Director

Simon Cole

Simon Cole has worked across Retail and Entertainment, Hospitality, Technology, Supply chain and Entertainment venues. Simon has straddled departments, holding senior positions including all-encompassing COO roles, to CFO, Special Projects and CPO.His scope of engagements has enabled him to move further into strategic roles which targeted Sales, Marketing, Fundraising, Restructuring, Financial planning, and Exit execution, for a variety of businesses over the last 12 years, during which he helped to raise over $70m for 7 very different businesses.

Simon Cole

Finance Director

Ralph Lambert

Ralph Lambert is Immersive International's General Manager and Company Director. As one of the founding members of the company, Ralph manages the company's financial health and long-term growth. With a background in film editing, graphics, and animation, Ralph also leads on many of the studio's post-production projects.

Ralph Lambert

Company Director & General Manager

Philippa Kane

Philippa Kane is Immersive International's Show Producer. Philippa has a breadth of producing, development, and marketing experience across the UK and US, with a particular focus on theatre and the performing arts. She has worked on and off-West End for companies such as New York Theatre Workshop, Atlantic Theater Company, and 101 Productions. She holds a Master's in Theatre Management and Producing from Columbia University.

Philippa Kane

Senior Producer

Chris Parrott

After studying Architecture at The University of Sheffield, Chris’ journey has taken him across various creative landscapes. Beginning as an art department assistant for the BBC series Doctor Who, Chris found work in the design studios of Sarner and MET, shaping the vision of many high-profile projects including The Doctor Who Experience and The Fram Museum before creatively leading projects including the Dubai Expo 2020 Mobility Pavilion and the Gardens By The Bay “Cloud Forest Galleries”. His responsibilities encompass a spectrum of tasks from pitch to final build and require a passion for storytelling and visual narrative.

Chris Parrott

Head of Experiential Design

Thomas Ludewig

Thomas Ludewig

Lead Experiential Designer

Ben Stern

Ben Stern is Immersive International's Technical Director based in London, specialising in the technical direction of video content, including projection mapping, generative visuals, video holograms, full-dome projections, and VR, among others. Ben has worked on the design, project management, and technical direction of large-scale complex video installations, both temporary and permanent.

Ben Stern

Technical Director

Bruno Costarelli

Bruno Costarelli is Immersive International's Associate Lead Designer, based in London. Bruno joined Immersive International in 2008 and specialises in leading the 3D animation design for a diverse range of projects, including large-scale experiential video installations, stage visuals, and VR experiences.

Bruno Costarelli

Creative Supervisor

LiWen

LiWen grew up in New Zealand where he completed a Masters in Architecture. With a keen interest in scenography, LiWen worked as a Production Designer with film special effects company Wētā Workshop to design award winning Location Based Experiences such as those for the Dubai Expo 2020 and the world’s largest duty free shopping mall China. His work focuses on creating cinematic experiences in the design of sculptural art installations, interiors and exhibitions.

LiWen

Production Designer/Art Director

Rebecca Saunders

Rebecca is a qualified Events and Project Manager with over ten years of experience working within large-scale international events. As a skilled account manager with strong communication and stakeholder management experience, Rebecca takes a proactive and enthusiastic approach when managing projects. Rebecca recognises the importance of flexibility and adaptability to react to the unique nature of the events industry.

Rebecca Saunders

Senior Project Manager

Yulia Epifanova

Yulia Epifanova is Immersive International's Project Manager, based in Glasgow. Yulia joined the company in 2019 and has since worked closely with our Executive Producer and Project Management team to help manage both our large-scale and R&D projects in the MENA and Asian markets. She offers support to the senior creative team while overseeing all working processes from start to finish.

Yulia Epifanova

Project Manager

Giovanni Agusta

From an early age, Giovanni's fascination with Africa's cultures, landscapes, and wildlife ignited a passion for conservation. After studying at the European Institute of Design, he embarked on a two-year journey as a wildlife photographer with the World Wildlife Fund, capturing Earth's untouched beauty. Settling in Cape Town, he delved into sound and music production, pioneering South Africa's first immersive music festival and nightclub. His quest for knowledge led him to the Met Film School in London, specialising in cinematography. Today, Giovanni excels as a producer, sound composer, and creative visionary, crafting bespoke experiences worldwide with Immersive.

Giovanni Agusta

Creative and Business Associate

Wuyi

Wuyi is Producer and Business Development Manager at Immersive, currently based in London. She possesses a comprehensive skill set and industry knowledge, specialising in crafting business and commercial strategies, fostering IPs, and producing immersive experiences. Wuyi holds an MA in Culture Industry from Goldsmiths. Her previous role as Marketing Director at SMG LIVE, China’s leading live entertainment company, provided her with valuable experience in marketing, partnership strategies, and production for immersive experiences and live events

Wuyi

Business Development Manager & Producer

Catalina Pereda

Catalina Pereda is our Senior Producer. She has produced B2B and B2C projects globally from concept through to delivery, ranging from live shows, creative events, activations, brand experiences, festivals, installations, exhibitions, and conferences.

Catalina Pereda

Associate Senior Producer

Lucy Martin

Lucy is Immersive International's Junior Technical Production Manager, possessing versatile skills as a creative technologist with expertise in 3D, virtual reality, and creative programming. With an MA degree in Computational Arts from Goldsmiths, University of London, Lucy has honed her skills in creative coding, projection mapping, virtual reality, and physical computing. Lucy supports the creative teams with technical delivery knowledge and input on technical solutions for large-scale multidisciplinary creative projects.

Lucy Martin

Junior Technical Production Manager

Joe MacMenigall

With a diverse background encompassing the property, investment, events, gaming, and music sectors Joe has collaborated closely with some of the planet's biggest musical artists, fashion houses and brands. His forte lies in scaling up companies operationally, particularly in the area of finance. His most recent success was with a gaming/esports company that helps brands navigate the metaverse, a feat that garnered recognition from Vogue Business as one of the top 100 innovative companies.

Joe MacMenigall

Operations Manager

Santiago Ramet

Santiago, based in Argentina, holds a degree in graphic design and specialises in 3D and motion graphics. With over two decades of experience in the audiovisual industry, he is dedicated to each project providing creative and technical solutions while skillfully and passionately transforming ideas into immersive experiences.

Santiago Ramet

Senior Animator

Florian Guibert

Based in Brussels, Belgium, Florian has been creating dynamic visuals for a wide range of productions for over 25 years, including short animated films, large-scale stage installations, full-dome content, VR, and Projection Mapping. His work has been featured at numerous festivals, including the BAFTA’s. Since 2013, he has applied his visual art expertise at Immersive International, tailoring solutions to meet the unique requirements of each project. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts.

Florian Guibert

Associate Senior 3D Creative

Celestin Dimitriu

With an eye for detail and a passion for semiotics and iconography, Celestin is our skilled Integrated Designer who specialises in creating striking visuals for Immersive International. His expertise lies in print, brand identity, and moving image, and he is dedicated to telling captivating visual stories through well-informed design work. With an MA degree in Graphic Design from Kingston University, Celestin has honed his skills through work with various clients worldwide. Some of his work has been featured on BBC Breakfast and The Bookseller, and he continues to push the boundaries in the field of design.

Celestin Dimitriu

Integrated Designer

Iffie Saieva

Iffie is our Design Assistant, based in London. Iffie works directly with the global creative team, supporting and producing critical contextual research and design concepts spanning across a diverse plethora of projects.

Iffie Saieva

Junior Spatial Designer

Jenna Stoikos

Jenna is Immersive International’s Senior Production Coordinator, based in London. She works across all departments and supports each of the studio’s projects. She aims to provide consistency in approach and process throughout a project’s life cycle, and continues to build sustainable processes within the Production Department. As a graduate of Toronto Metropolitan’s Creative Industries program, she brings her experience in arts administration, project planning, and database management in SMEs.

Jenna Stoikos

Senior Project Coordinator

Connie Smith

Connie, an Executive Assistant at Immersive International, brings a tech-oriented background in Web3 to the table. With expertise in assisting C-level executives globally, she excels in organizing events and facilitating international travel. Connie's proficiency is evident in accompanying executives to conferences and events, seamlessly navigating the intersection of technology and business with precision and flair.

Connie Smith

Executive Assistant

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