Our Team

Along with 25 robots, Q-Bot employs 35 humans at a headquarters in London and offices in Newcastle. The highly-experienced multidisciplinary engineering and research team has a unique blend of robotics, digital and building experience.

Q-Bot was founded in 2012 by Tom Lipinski and Professor Peter Childs, whose entrepreneurial track record includes the commercialisation of innovative technologies as well as previous successful exits.

If you would like to develop new cutting-edge technology and help bring the next big innovation to market, then find out more about our current vacancies here.

In the meantime, meet some of our amazing team members. 




Spraying Robot – Named after Betty Holberton who was one of the six original programmers of the first general-purpose electronic digital computer, ENIAC.


Spraying Robot – Named after Annie Edson Taylor who was the first person to take the plunge over Niagara Falls in a barrel and live to tell the tail.

Chris Hamblin
Chris Hamblin

Engineering Manager - MEng – Chris loves being able to quickly prototype great ideas, and the satisfaction of seeing designs be realised in the real-world to solve difficult problems. He dislikes bureaucracy and engineering practises stuck in the 20th century.