Meet the Team

Directors
Simon
Simon
Founder & Design Director
Simon founded Rugged Interactive in 2009 with a conviction it must be possible to make it easier for everyone to exercise, for longer. An award winning engineer and designer he's created everything from the UK's best-selling potato masher to motorbikes.
Harry
Harry
Commercial Director
Harry studied languages at University, cut his commercial teeth setting up a joint venture in Russia, and had a varied international career with De La Rue, McCann Erickson and Hewlett-Packard before starting up an indoor play business in Bristol in 2007.
Favourite product
SkyPods
Sales Team
Robin
Robin
Global Sales Manager - Active Fun
Robin is Geography and Marine Science graduate who grew up in Cornwall before crossing the Tamar river and moving into Devon. In his spare time Robin enjoys anything remotely sporty and has a passion for coaching his favourite sport of Rowing.
Favourite product
High-9
Lucy
Lucy
Sales Operations & Marketing Manager
Lucy is a MSc Sport and Health Science graduate from the University of Exeter. A seasoned county badminton player (it’s faster than you think), with a passion for all things ‘sport’ and a minor obsession for all things ‘Olympics’.
Favourite product
PowrPlay
Adam
Adam
UK Sales Executive - Indoor Leisure
Adam grew up in Malaga, Southern Spain, from the age of 5. He has a particular passion for football, spending many of his weekends at Old Trafford with his brother and Dad, supporting Manchester United. When he's not busy watching sports, he'll be exploring new places and experiencing different cultures with his partner.
Favourite product
BattleBaskets
Sam
Sam
US Sales Executive
Sam studied Business Management in Manchester before settling back home in Bristol. He loves travelling the world (the perfect person to be our US Sales Executive!) and can often be found exploring South East Asia outside of work. As a lifelong Liverpool fan, it makes working alongside Manchester United & Everton supporters particularly interesting...
Favourite product
PowrPlay
Cath
Cath
Key Account Coordinator
Cath graduated from Swansea University with a BA in English Literature and American Studies. She spent seven years living and working in Singapore and is now settled back in the UK, enjoying the challenge of fixing up a house with 'huge potential' with her husband, three daughters and two cats.
Favourite product
TrailBlazer
Ray
Ray
European Sales Manager
Ray has his degree in marketing, sports & finance and used to be an entrepreneur before starting to work for Rugged Interactive. He loves to be outdoors, whether it’s kitesurfing on the beach or skiing in the mountains with his kids and wife. Meeting new people and hearing their story makes life interesting, that’s why he loves to travel.
Favourite product
FreeStyle Duo
Hayley
Hayley
Sales Coordinator
Hayley is a qualified Dance Teacher and enjoys spending time in the gym lifting weights and doing HIIT classes. She also has a passion for making candles and spending quality time with her family.
Favourite product
NinjaTrac
Jess
Jess
Key Account Coordinator
Jess is a Sociology graduate from the University of Portsmouth. She spent a couple years in the Alps working and getting out on the slopes as much as possible. Now back in the UK you’ll find Jess spending most of her free time playing Netball or Tag Rugby.
Favourite product
AeroStrike
James
James
Marketing Manager
James graduated from Keele University with a BA in Marketing and Human Geography. He has worked in marketing over 10 years and has a real passion for digital, tech and fitness! In his spare time he likes to keep fit, watch F1 and International Rugby as well as spend time with friends and family.
Favourite product
AeroStrike
Grace
Grace
Marketing Project Lead
Grace is an MA Creative Enterprise graduate with a background in marketing, caregiving, SEN teaching support, and customer-facing roles. She loves all things creative, from copywriting and problem-solving, to painting and drawing, and is passionate about inclusive health and wellbeing. You can find her exploring Bristol with friends, making art, solo traveling, and spending time with family.
Favourite product
CardioWall: Landscape
Alice
Alice
Digital Marketing Executive & Content Creator
Alice is a BA Hons Marketing graduate from the University of the West of England (UWE, Bristol). When she's not busy creating content, you can be sure to find her at the dance studio practising a routine or on the yoga mat perfecting her headstand.
Favourite product
High-9
Karen
Karen
Project & Accounts Manager
Karen is an equestrian enthusiast, regularly competing in Dressage, Showjumping and BE One Day Events. Mum to a 21 year old sporty son and wife to a gig rowing/running husband. She also has a small holding at home, rearing pigs, chickens and turkeys. How does she have time to work?
Favourite product
SkyPods
Stephanie
Stephanie
Shipping & Logistics
Steph is a logistics whizz, chewing on chunky shipping and delivery issues for breakfast. Spare time is spent with 2 teenagers and hiking on Bodmin moor and up Brown Willy.
Favourite product
High-9
Design and Production Team
Alan
Alan
Operations and Supply Chain Manager
Alan is a super experienced engineer and production ninja who likes nothing better than a knotty supply conundrum. Taciturn.
Favourite product
PowrPlay
Ben
Ben
Design Team Manager
Product Designer, Production Engineer, Service Engineer and all round superman. Ben is everywhere. Weekends spent playing football.
Favourite product
NinjaPods
Duncan
Duncan
Service and Quality Manager
Duncan is an outgoing outdoor enthusiast, passionate about road cycling.
Favourite product
High-9
Samantha
Samantha
Procurement and Planning Manager
Sam is a total outdoor enthusiast and can often be found coaching young people to navigate Bodmin Moor. Always up for an adventurous challenge, she is especially fond of coastal path walks and you will likely find her tracing the stunning coasts of Cornwall with a magnificent view of the sea.
Favourite product
FreeStyle Duo
Harvey
Harvey
Production Manager
The youngster of the team, Harvey keeps production abreast of anything 'youth'. Weekends spent playing Airsoft, tinkering with his car or in the pub.
Favourite product
CardioWall: Portrait
Andrea
Andrea
Senior Graphic Designer
Andrea is a keen advocate and practitioner of Yoga, and paints in her spare time.
Favourite product
Ballistics Shooting Gallery
Hannah
Hannah
UX/UI Designer
Hannah is a keen horse rider and lover of beer, festivals and camping.
Favourite product
Freedom Gaming
Liv
Liv
Graphic Designer
Liv is graphic designer that likes to go skiing in the mountains and swim at the local Cornish beaches.
Favourite product
SkyClimb
Richard
Richard
Workshop Supervisor
Richard is a weekend mechanical tinkerer, often found under a bonnet or with a spanner in his hand restoring a classic.
Favourite product
AeroStrike
Jason
Jason
Team Leader
Jason likes nothing better than a walk in the country with family or a blast in the hills on his mountain bike.
Favourite product
DodgeAttack
Jonny
Jonny
Workshop Engineer
Jonny enjoys skateboarding during the summer months, and going to the gym.
Favourite product
DodgeAttack
Connor
Connor
Service Engineer
Connor likes coaching wheelchair rugby, sport in general and all sorts of music.
Favourite product
Freedom Gaming
Cameron
Cameron
Workshop Engineer
Cameron enjoys reading, particularly Brett Easton Ellis, going to the gym and the pub.
Favourite product
BattleBaskets
Kevin
Kevin
Team Leader
Kevin likes learning about new technology, computers, 3D printing and coding.
Favourite product
AeroStrike
Norbert
Norbert
Workshop Engineer
If you don’t find Hungarian-born Norbert hanging out with friends and family, he will likely be found hitting the gym or playing his favourite video game. He loves taking trips to explore new cities - particularly around Cornwall and will jet off to Hungary to see relatives when he fancies more than the UK sunshine!
Favourite product
DodgeAttack
Zoltan
Zoltan
Workshop Engineer
Zoltan enjoys football and paddle boarding along the coast in the summer.
Favourite product
PowrPlay
Joe
Joe
Workshop Engineer
Joe has a keen interest in rugby and also enjoys cycling.
Favourite product
BattleBaskets