Dr Mike Pentney has a BSc (Hons) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and a PhD in Experimental Particle Physics. Mike worked freelance with Peters Research for about 20 years before becoming joining as a staff member in 2017. He writes software for Elevate and associated Peters Research Ltd products.

Previously, Dr Pentney worked as a research associate at Queen Mary & Westfield College and Brunel University. He was a member of the UA2 collaboration studying collisions between protons and anti-protons at the SPS particle accelerator at Cern and later became an CERN Research Fellow.

He is a Chartered Physicist CPhys, MInstP (Institute of Physics).