About us

Meet the team

Our team combines world-class talent from the UK’s creative, technology and medical industries. 

You can read how Phase Space began here. 

Zillah Watson

Co-founder/Chief Exec

Former head of BBC VR. Experienced senior media industry leader focused on innovation. A globally recognised pioneer in mass-market VR production and deployment.

Katie Grayson


Innovation strategist within the creative industries and UK XR trailblazer. Over 20 years' experience of multi-format linear and interactive content sales, production strategy and delivery.

Ursula James

Therapeutic Director

Highly qualified medical hypnotherapist for over 30 years. Teaches stress management/clinical hypnosis at leading UK medical schools. Creator of HypnoSOS podcast.

Russell Mulchansingh

Design Director 

Previously Head of Design, Visualisation & Prototyping at Nokia, and designer of the BA First Class Cabin. A UX specialist blending physical, digital and immersive experience.

Owain Rich


Former innovation lead at global media organisations including BBC and NBC. Creator of award-winning VR and AR content.

Research Partners

Dr Aileen O'Brien, Consultant Psychiatrist, Dean for Students/St George's, University of London

Prof Marco Gillies, Professor of Virtual Reality, Goldsmiths, University of London

Prof Sylvia Pan, Professor of Virtual Reality, Goldsmith's, University of London