Our Team

  David Birchall   Technical Director  Owner of db Show Control & Automation. 15 years experience working daily with Medialon Show Control Systems as well as PLC based control systems from Beckhoff, Allen Bradly, Siemens etc. Technical systems architect with a true passion for working on exiting projects and delivering excellence. 20+ years experience working in the industry.  First one on site, last one to leave.

David Birchall
Technical Director

Owner of db Show Control & Automation. 15 years experience working daily with Medialon Show Control Systems as well as PLC based control systems from Beckhoff, Allen Bradly, Siemens etc. Technical systems architect with a true passion for working on exiting projects and delivering excellence. 20+ years experience working in the industry.

First one on site, last one to leave.

  Craig Pow Chong  Systems Engineer  Talented young and vibrant engineer with incredible attention to detail. Craig has been working with db Show Control & Automation full time for 3 years. He works both on high level systems design and control systems programming. Craig has a background in Mechatronics and a spent a number of years working with Show Control and PLC systems within the theme park industry in the UAE.  Craig has done it before you have even thought about it.  

Craig Pow Chong
Systems Engineer

Talented young and vibrant engineer with incredible attention to detail. Craig has been working with db Show Control & Automation full time for 3 years. He works both on high level systems design and control systems programming. Craig has a background in Mechatronics and a spent a number of years working with Show Control and PLC systems within the theme park industry in the UAE.

Craig has done it before you have even thought about it.
 

  Arnaud Guerin  Show Control Programmer  A highly skilled and experienced Show Control programmer that makes it happen. Arnaud has 15 years experience working with Medialon Show Control systems in the Theme Park industry and has been working with db Show Control & Automation full time for more than 3 years. In a previous life he worked for Disney in Paris with responsibility for the programming of the Park-Wide systems and shows and events within the parks.  Arnaud understands and really does care.

Arnaud Guerin
Show Control Programmer

A highly skilled and experienced Show Control programmer that makes it happen. Arnaud has 15 years experience working with Medialon Show Control systems in the Theme Park industry and has been working with db Show Control & Automation full time for more than 3 years. In a previous life he worked for Disney in Paris with responsibility for the programming of the Park-Wide systems and shows and events within the parks.

Arnaud understands and really does care.

 
  Robert Strefford  Technical Manager : Video Systems Specialist  Rob's primary area of expertise is in video systems. He has un paralleled experience with the 7th Sense Delta platform. From projection mapping and dome projection to 3D dark rides and interactive games shows, Rob delivers robust solutions. Rob has been working with db Show Control & Automation for more than 4 years.  Rob has all the detail covered.

Robert Strefford
Technical Manager : Video Systems Specialist

Rob's primary area of expertise is in video systems. He has un paralleled experience with the 7th Sense Delta platform. From projection mapping and dome projection to 3D dark rides and interactive games shows, Rob delivers robust solutions. Rob has been working with db Show Control & Automation for more than 4 years.

Rob has all the detail covered.

  Paul Summerbell   Technical Manager : Electrical Control Systems Specialist  Paul is an experienced automation engineer with 30 years experience designing and implementing complex systems. Paul and David have worked together on weird and wonderful projects around the world for over 10 years. From production lines to water shows, rollercoasters to rock and roll, Paul has been there. Down-to-earth, respected, reliable,   Paul makes it happen every-time.

Paul Summerbell
Technical Manager : Electrical Control Systems Specialist

Paul is an experienced automation engineer with 30 years experience designing and implementing complex systems. Paul and David have worked together on weird and wonderful projects around the world for over 10 years. From production lines to water shows, rollercoasters to rock and roll, Paul has been there. Down-to-earth, respected, reliable, 

Paul makes it happen every-time.

  Steve Courtney  Technican  From panel building in the workshops to site installation, Steve turns the systems into reality. Steve has been working with db Show Control & Automation for more than 4 years and has worked with David and Paul for many more years.  Steve creates art with cables.

Steve Courtney
Technican

From panel building in the workshops to site installation, Steve turns the systems into reality. Steve has been working with db Show Control & Automation for more than 4 years and has worked with David and Paul for many more years.

Steve creates art with cables.

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