The Team

Phil Rowlands - Founder/Creative Director. Funky Medics

After years as a working actor and writer, mainly in film and television, Phil moved onto the production side as a freelance film producer.

He is founder and MD of innovative health edutainment producer, Funky Medics and is a partner in interactive animation unit The Billy Blood Company.  

As an actor he appeared in over 200 film and television productions as well as many plays and short stories for BBC Radio 4. As a writer he has had produced 2 Feature Films, as well as both drama (TV and Radio), documentary and animation series.  He has also worked as a script doctor on several International productions

Through Funky Medics he co-produced the UK shoot of Egyptian TV series ‘Herbert’s Dream’.

In 2014 he produced ‘FH – A Story of Hope’, an animation, and Buddy’s FH Adventure, an interactive digital audio book, for UK and US charities.

In India, Funky Medics is developing Sweetheart, a multi platform Awareness and Communication Initiative, with the Diabetes Foundation of India. This includes a live action/animated Bollywood movie, an on-going series of short animated films and education programme.

He has written both documentaries and drama for television, film and radio and worked with young people in the community on acting, writing and film projects and is also an occasional lecturer on creative writing and screenplay development. He worked with Heart UK – the cholesterol charity - as an education consultant and was part of the UK NICE Guidelines Group on Familial Hypercholsterolaemia – FH - (inherited high cholesterol) and co author of a paper -the NICE Guidelines for Identification and Management of Familial Hypercholesterolaemia (FH): what does it mean for primary care?

He also conceived, wrote and produced for Funky Medics  ‘Carry on Cholesterol’, an educational DVD focused for children and young people with FH. Amongst other health campaigns he has been involved in are projects on heart disease, smoking and drug abuse for a various bodies including the NHS and the Darwin Centre.

Phil is an Honorary University Associate at the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences in Cardiff and is a freelance project consultant with the Waterloo Foundation.


Dave Legion – Animation and Website Design

Dave Legion is an award-winning music video director with over11 years experience in the professional field. Although majoring in graphic design, his creative-technical abilities expand into motion graphics, animation, illustration, web design and 3D design. His music videos have been shown on a number of TV channels including MTV, Vh1 and Kerrang his success helped form a client base of over 6 record labels, where David has gained subsequent graphic design work, from web design / creation and animation to posters and Album artwork. Creatively driven / ambitious and always expanding into to new medias, aiding his creative desire in finding a unique creative solution with every project.

Having setup and ran 2 creative business’ and a record label, I now work as a freelancer designer and "New Member of The Funky Medics Team". Tackling a diverse range of medias in any given project and always looking to expand into new business ventures.

Howard Potter - Accountant and Company Secretary

Howard is a Chartered Certified Accountant, with over 30 years experience in the corporate sector, and company management. He has wide experience in banking and investment management, and runs his own company Potter & Co from Dinas Powis in the Vale of Glamorgan.  


Dr Stephanie Mathews  MB BCh PhD FRCPath

Professor Steve Humphries PhD FRCPath MRCP

Professor Anthony K Campbell MA PhD FLS FRSA