Meet the Team
Welcome to the ThinkSpace Education office.
Here at ThinkSpace we have a team of dedicated and experienced staff on hand to provide you with the best quality service that you deserve. We work hard to make sure that everything from the fancy website to every new blog video is produced to the highest quality. We’re all musicians and composers, so when you ask us for advice or help you can be safe in the knowledge that you’re getting answers from professionals who know what they’re talking about.
A multi-award winning composer for film, games and television, with clients including Disney, Dreamworks and Marvel. He launched the world’s first online course for film composers 20 years ago.
Dr. Stephen Baysted
University Liaison Tutor
Stephen is our University of Chichester liaison officer. He also happens to be a professional composer and sound designer working on AAA video games, animation and film.
MA Course Manager
Tim Johnson is the Postgraduate Course Manager at ThinkSpace Education. A master’s graduate from the Royal College of Music, he is also a working composer and sound designer credited on many film and game projects.
Digital Asset Development
Hugh is the resident media editor at ThinkSpace, he creates videos, graphics and VFX. When he’s not in the editing room, Hugh’s building and designing guitar pedals, learning new instruments and drinking a lot of tea.
Blake is in charge of technology, be that the website, ThinkSpace VLE or any system that relies on power from the wall. Composing chiptune under the artist name PROTODOME, Blake loves music technology, MIDI and anything that beeps.
Assistant Course Manager
Lois is a french horn player with more than 20 years of experience in playing in orchestras. She has written scores, composed and created sound design for numerous short films, feature films, documentaries, TV shows, video games and ads.
Jake works behind the scenes with both the Premium and Master’s courses, answering students’ questions, and with the ThinkSpace office day-to-day operations. He is also a composer, multi-instrumentalist and, much to dismay of other ThinkSpace Education employees, really into musical theatre.
As well as being the tutor on our Premium Harmony courses, Tom is the ThinkSpace Education Course Administrator. Tom works behind the scenes ensuring the master’s degrees are running smoothly. He is also a composer and killer classical guitarist.