Key Staff


James Jobling Purser - Managing Director

James created his first business in remote surveying in 2007 and soon after developed 3DMSI to offer a more comprehensive range of 3D surveying services. James has applied his skills to lead the field in modelling 3D survey information and successfully manage projects for multiple stakeholders in a number of industry sectors. His strong research background has enabled James to take a pioneering approach to problem solving through intelligent use of 3D geospatial data. He has experience in major projects in the UK, South Africa, Tanzania, Mexico, USA and Qatar. 


Jonathan Lyons - CAD Technician and Surveyor

Jon gained a degree in Ancient and Medieval History from Cardiff University which led to an interest into historic buildings and their conservation. This in turn led to a post-graduate qualification in Building Surveying. He has knowledge and experience ranging from historic buildings right through to more contemporary structures, both residential and commercial. Jon previously worked for a Local Authority cataloguing their entire building portfolio ready for refurbishment. Jon is currently heading up the architectural side of the company.


Ciaran Hogan - Project Coordinator

Ciaran has entered our organisation as a multi-faceted professional. Ciaran’s experience spans from a long career working within hostile and austere environments across the Globe supporting the private security, NGO and Oil and Gas industries. His main area of expertise is within the UAV industry as a commercial UAV pilot; Ciaran has also established himself within the education and training area of the UAV industry and frequently lectures at a leading CAA approved training establishment in the South West of England.


Marcus May - Digital 3D Specialist

Marcus has a BA with Honours in Creative Contemporary Practices in Art and a HND in Games Design for Industry, as well as a Degree in Creative Media Production. His education has given him knowledge and experience in the digital and virtual world. Marcus works in the modelling, animation and rendering process sections across a wide variety of our projects.

Ollie Graffy - Naval Architect

Ollie has a degree in Marine Technology from Plymouth University. He is a qualified Naval Architect and is a member of the Royal Institute of Naval Architects. Involved in boats from a young age within a family business in Cornwall he now has a wide range of experience from working in various boat yards and with production yacht builders. A keen sailor he worked as paid crew on racing yachts and crossed the Atlantic on his own small yacht. Ollie has been employed by the company to seek out diverse maritime projects for our advanced surveying equipment on marine structures, commercial vessels and small yachts.