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MEET THE TEAM

PIERS READ

MANAGING PARTNER

Piers Read has worked in Television production and Studios since his teenage years. Having been the producer of the world renowned and award winning global hit The Inbetweeners. He has since left his mark on the UK studio industry. Buying Wimbledon Studios from Thames Television in 2010. This was the prelude to the formation of TCDI and Time+Space Studios the fastest growing Studio network in the UK today including the Oscar winning Twickenham Studios in west London. 

JEREMY RAINBIRD

Managing Partner

A production and studios entrepreneur with more than 25 years experience. Global Partner and seed investor of Merman the BAFTA & Emmy winning global production company with offices in London, NYC and LA. Jeremy has delivered productions for ABC, NBC, HBO, Disney, C4, BBC, Amazon and many more. Jeremy oversees production and platform outreach for the group of studios within TCDI. Jeremy heads up the Production Services company and IP investments arm of the business also.

SANJAY NAGPAL

Finance Director

Sanjay serves as FD for TCDI and for Time+Space Studios so as to ensure a fully dovetailed property and operations model at all times. A finance executive with over 25 years of experience and professional qualifications in accounting from UK, USA and India. Since 2016 Sanjay has helped owner managed companies to grow business with a view to exit strategy and has been involved in the sale of nightclub, restaurant, aviation power equipment manufacturing, facilities management, property and IT companies. He has wide range of experience including corporate finance work, strategic planning and a commercial approach to business advice.

TOM AVISON

Managing Director

Tom was Managing Director at 3 Mills Studios London before joining Time+Space (our operating platform) as Group Head of Studios.  During his time at 3 Mills, Tom was responsible for running the studios on behalf of lease holder, the LLDC. He oversaw some 90,000 SF of stage space and 3 x that in ancillary and production/rehearsal space. Tom is now our go-to man for all things studio operations and is leading the expansion with Liverpool City Council in the North, Ashford International Studios with Ashford Borough Council, in the South East and leads on all Studios related New Business expansion opportunities, be that existing facilities for sale, or meanwhile uses and conversions in the UK marketplace today.

TOMASZ WITKOWSKI

Director of Technology & Engineering 

Time+Space Studios are very proud that Tomasz has recently joined the senior leadership team. Tom comes with a wealth of world class experience and reputation. Ex. senior staff member at Dolby Laboratories, Eclair, Ymagis Group, Sundog Media Toolkit and Arttech Cinema amongst many others with over 12 years experience in Global Film and TV industry. With years of experience evolving and redeveloping production and post-production workflows and processes across multiples sites and markets. Tom will be leading the change in transforming the studios technology pipelines, workflow, network infrastructure and evolving the future technology strategy and offering across the UK.

VICTORIA POOLE

Marketing Director

Victoria Poole is Marketing Director across all the Adventures In Time & Space companies and has worked in the film and advertising industry for over 15 years, during which time she has been lucky enough to grow her knowledge and experience across a whole host of key craft areas working at some of the most creative, innovative and leading ad agencies, post companies and brands in the world. She specialises in developing appropriate marketing campaigns to build out and establish brand awareness and energy through a consistently engaging PR and social platform.

ANDREW MAJOR

Head of Space + Community 

Andrew began his career as one of the founding staff members of the Creative Industries Federation; the national representative body for all of the UK’s creative industries. Across 5 years Andrew looked after the Federation’s events and membership departments, organising a variety of industry events across the UK and growing the Federation’s membership base across the private, public and education sectors of the creative industries. Within Time+Space Andrew works closely with local businesses and organisations, helping to produce community events and deliver accessibility into the local area; specialising in placemaking and meanwhile spaces.

LAURENCE MCCORMACK

Director of Facilities / Operations 

Laurence ‘Loz’ joins us in April 2021, from Warner Bros as the newest member of the Time+Space senior management team. Loz was previously Director of Studio Operations at Leavesden for WB, where he has been for 9 years. Highly respected throughout the industry Loz brings with him a wealth of knowledge around facilities and Studio operations, health and safety, logistics and operating a studio during extensive site re-development.

LISA KNIGHT-SMITH

Executive Assistant 

With over 40 years experience in her field working in EA/PA, Managerial and Director roles. Lisa runs the back office support for The Creative District Improvement Company, overseeing the HR function, assisting the Senior Management Team on all day to day requirements, as well as holding the position of EA to the Board of Twickenham Film Studios.