Meet the Team

Experienced, well connected, on a mission.

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Alex Lawrence-Berkeley

Founder & CEO

Alex is the founder and CEO of Level Five Supplies. He co-created Self-Driving Track Days, the world’s first autonomous test track and training events, and supported the development of AutoSens, the world’s leading automotive perception technology conference. A former media professional, Alex spent more than a decade working in TV, including five years at the BBC where we contributed to Webby and Emmy award-winning projects. He’s been a board member in several organisations in the transport, charitable and private sectors, enjoys playing cricket for his home town of Frome and plays county-level Badminton.

Lewis Waugh Senior BDM at Level Five Supplies

Lewis Waugh

Senior Business Development Manager

With over 10 years of experience successfully developing sales networks and building high performing teams, Lewis brings a wealth of business development acumen and strategic capability to Level Five.  An autonomous driving specialist, his time with a global leader in automotive test solutions has imbued him with a deep understanding of testing and positioning related technologies. Lewis has been a self-confessed petrol-head from the word go, with his passion for ‘’anything that goes fast’’ making him well suited to working in the automotive world.

José María de Agustín del Burgo

José María de Agustín del Burgo

Business Development Manager – Spain

Spain based BDM, Jose joined Level Five in May 2021 while finishing his PhD in ‘Electronics applied to medicine’. He previously studied a degree in Automation Engineering and Robotics, followed by a Master’s Degree in Industrial Design. With a technical background in electronics, artificial vision, robotics, and sensors, Jose spent eight years working in automation, before moving into sales where he was able to apply his technical knowledge.

Outside of work, Jose is a DIY enthusiast and always has an ongoing project. He is also passionate about music, diving, skating, and cycling.

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Flavien David

Sales Engineer

Flavien joined us as an intern in November 2019. Fresh out of university, he has an HND in Instrumentation & Measurement, a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Vision and two Postgraduate Certificates in Computer Vision and Robotics, Autonomous & Interactive Systems. Talk to him about technology, trekking and travel. 

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Sarah Lawrence

Operations Manager

Sarah is our bright and brilliant Operations Manager, who is currently restructuring our quality management systems for ISO:9001 compliance. With an educational background in Economics and Psychology, Sarah is studying for an MSc in Criminology and previously ran her own lettings and property management company in Reigate, Surrey. When she isn’t studying or lost in a galaxy far, far away, Sarah is a self-proclaimed cat whisperer and connoisseur of French wine.

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Jon Hall

Marketing Manager

An experienced marketing professional with significant experience in events, professional sport and the third sector, Jon joined the Level Five team in January 2020. With responsibility for outbound marketing and communications including digital and social media, press and PR, and internal comms, Jon brings passion, creativity and an enviable collection of Batman comics to the business.

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Jon Rivers

Lead Engineer

Born in Cornwall, Jon joined the army when he was 17 where he fixed and maintained weapons systems. During his 10 year career, he managed a workshop and was involved in deployments across the world. After leaving the forces, Jon started a new role setting up and testing driving robots and vulnerable road user platforms with a world-leading specialist in automotive test systems. When not working on complex customer projects or integrated products, Jon enjoys walks with his family, marine fishing, coral keeping and game development.

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Andrew Merrin

Robotics Engineer

Andrew joined Level Five Supplies as Robotics Engineer after his experience working with body electronics and autonomous vehicle control at Jaguar Land Rover and, more recently, control systems and vehicle modelling for autonomous underwater vehicles. Holding a degree in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering and an MSc in Robotics from the University of Bristol, Andrew enjoys working on multidisciplinary systems spanning hardware and software. Outside of work, Andrew loves travelling, technology, Irish whiskeys, and long-distance running – though not at the same time.

Our support team

Level Five’s core team couldn’t function without our fantastic colleagues at other group offices, including our Finance team (Dr Tumi Balogun and Ram), IT support (Ian) and board members (Shalin and Ishan).

Experienced, well connected, on a mission.

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Alex Lawrence-Berkeley

Founder & CEO

Alex is the founder and CEO of Level Five Supplies. He co-created Self-Driving Track Days, the world’s first autonomous test track and training events, and supported the development of AutoSens, the world’s leading automotive perception technology conference. A former media professional, Alex spent more than a decade working in TV, including five years at the BBC where we contributed to Webby and Emmy award-winning projects. He’s been a board member in several organisations in the transport, charitable and private sectors, enjoys playing cricket for his home town of Frome and plays county-level Badminton.

Lewis Waugh Senior BDM at Level Five Supplies

Lewis Waugh

Senior Business Development Manager

With over 10 years of experience successfully developing sales networks and building high performing teams, Lewis brings a wealth of business development acumen and strategic capability to Level Five.  An autonomous driving specialist, his time with a global leader in automotive test solutions has imbued him with a deep understanding of testing and positioning related technologies. Lewis has been a self-confessed petrol-head from the word go, with his passion for ‘’anything that goes fast’’ making him well suited to working in the automotive world.

José María de Agustín del Burgo

José María de Agustín del Burgo

Business Development Manager – Spain

Spain based BDM, Jose joined Level Five in May 2021 while finishing his PhD in ‘Electronics applied to medicine’. He previously studied a degree in Automation Engineering and Robotics, followed by a Master’s Degree in Industrial Design. With a technical background in electronics, artificial vision, robotics, and sensors, Jose spent eight years working in automation, before moving into sales where he was able to apply his technical knowledge.

Outside of work, Jose is a DIY enthusiast and always has an ongoing project. He is also passionate about music, diving, skating, and cycling.

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Flavien David

Sales Engineer

Flavien joined us as an intern in November 2019. Fresh out of university, he has an HND in Instrumentation & Measurement, a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Vision and two Postgraduate Certificates in Computer Vision and Robotics, Autonomous & Interactive Systems. Talk to him about technology, trekking and travel. 

sarah lawrence

Sarah Lawrence

Operations Manager

Sarah is our bright and brilliant Operations Manager, who is currently restructuring our quality management systems for ISO:9001 compliance. With an educational background in Economics and Psychology, Sarah is studying for an MSc in Criminology and previously ran her own lettings and property management company in Reigate, Surrey. When she isn’t studying or lost in a galaxy far, far away, Sarah is a self-proclaimed cat whisperer and connoisseur of French wine.

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Jon Hall

Marketing Manager

An experienced marketing professional with significant experience in events, professional sport and the third sector, Jon joined the Level Five team in January 2020. With responsibility for outbound marketing and communications including digital and social media, press and PR, and internal comms, Jon brings passion, creativity and an enviable collection of Batman comics to the business.

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Jon Rivers

Lead Engineer

Born in Cornwall, Jon joined the army when he was 17 where he fixed and maintained weapons systems. During his 10 year career, he managed a workshop and was involved in deployments across the world. After leaving the forces, Jon started a new role setting up and testing driving robots and vulnerable road user platforms with a world-leading specialist in automotive test systems. When not working on complex customer projects or integrated products, Jon enjoys walks with his family, marine fishing, coral keeping and game development.

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Andrew Merrin

Robotics Engineer

Andrew joined Level Five Supplies as Robotics Engineer after his experience working with body electronics and autonomous vehicle control at Jaguar Land Rover and, more recently, control systems and vehicle modelling for autonomous underwater vehicles. Holding a degree in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering and an MSc in Robotics from the University of Bristol, Andrew enjoys working on multidisciplinary systems spanning hardware and software. Outside of work, Andrew loves travelling, technology, Irish whiskeys, and long-distance running – though not at the same time.

Our support team

Level Five’s core team couldn’t function without our fantastic colleagues at other group offices, including our Finance team (Dr Tumi Balogun and Ram), IT support (Ian) and board members (Shalin and Ishan).