Key Personnel

Photo of Steve Chambers Steve Chambers
Chief Executive

Steve’s fascination with astronomy began with amateur telescope-making. His interest developed when he became involved with a community of astronomers who used web-cams for astronomical imagery before later moving on to use cooled 16-bit cameras. Steve is passionate about sharing his enthusiasm for astronomy, and, in addition to contributing to online forums, he is frequently to be found promoting Atik’s cameras at trade shows all around the globe.


Photo of Rui Tripa Rui Tripa
Production Manager

Rui Tripa oversees the manufacture of Atik’s cameras in Portugal. He is highly experienced in the field of astronomy, with a background in IT and astronomical retail business, as well as making large refractor telescopes. He is also responsible for many of the mechanical of Atik products.


Photo of Roger Holden Roger Holden
Lead Developer

Roger has over 30 years’ electronic design and support experience in a wide variety of industries, including wireline and radio communications, computing servers and industrial control.  This has included the design of telescope control and drive systems and implementation of remote sensing. Roger’s many interests outside of work include astronomy, industrial archaeology and good food.


Photo of Vince Bygrave Vince Bygrave
Product Support

Vince has been an active amateur astronomer and imager for the past 10 years and brings a huge depth of experience of our hobby.  This puts him in a great position to understand the customers requirements and provide support.