Gemma Alcock

Gemma turned her university dissertation project into a company, SkyBound Rescuer, which now specialises in the use of drones for public safety.

Gemma has led cutting-edge research into drone use for public safety operations, including maritime search and rescue. Her work on Essex Police’s drone procedures led to her being awarded a Commendation for its impact on public safety.

Gemma has represented the drone industry by speaking to Members of Parliament and has become widely respected as a thought leader in both the drone and public safety sectors.


Name: Gemma Alcock
Age: 27
Job role: Founder and CEO
Organisation: SkyBound Rescuer
Course studied: BA (Hons) Design Management
Graduated: 2015

What their colleagues say

“Gemma is insightful, driven, professional and highly respected, with a passion for developing solutions that will dramatically improve life-saving outcomes. I am sure her tenacity, resolve and innovative approach to design and collaboration means she will be hugely successful.”

- Avril Jolliffe, Director Strategic Business Development, Thales