About us...

Based in Kent, and servicing London & Home Counties, we offer a bespoke, professional and personal service, fostering long-term relationships with our many private and commercial clients. Being CEDIA and CONTROL4 Gold Dealer accredited, we are committed to delivering installations of the highest quality.

Modus Vivendi has the expertise and drive to exceed your expectations, achieving this within your timescales and budget.

Meet the team

Modus Vivendi is led by a strong management team, who have worked together creatively for well over a decade. Our combined talent, professional ethos and substantial expertise has allowed us to take on projects of all scales and budgets, crafting a reputation for excellence.


Managing Director

Luke Emmott founded Modus Vivendi in 2005, having gained a thorough grounding in the field of analogue and digital distribution systems from his previous roles working for Sky Digital and the predecessor to Virgin Media.

In the past 15 years, he has steered the company to success by making key staff appointments and growing the turnover to a level where Modus Vivendi has become a leading player within the AV industry.

This achievement is a direct result of Luke’s ceaseless drive and personal commitment to delivering a quality, professional service to each and every client.

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Chris Bethell

Operations Director

Having worked for a national Hi-fi and Home Cinema retailer for many years, Chris applied for an engineer’s role with Modus in 2007. He quickly progressed due to his hard work and passion for creating and completing Audio Visual systems.

He now heads up all of the installations that Modus Vivendi delivers, overseeing quality control and being the day-to-day point of contact on site for clients.

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Stuart Burles


Joining Modus Vivendi in 2020 to head up the MEP and Energy divisions, Stuart brings with him over 40 years of industry experience. With an array of City & Guilds awards and a Master Plumbers certificate, Stuart possesses a wealth of knowledge across multiple disciplines, from hands on engineering to design and senior management, in both the residential and commercial sectors.

Stuart has successfully designed and delivered large scale Solar PV projects for the likes of South Eastern Railways, along with various new build housing developers.



Samantha joined Modus Vivendi at the end of 2013, and brought with her over 9 years of experience in Finance, Admin, HR and Health & Safety.

Sam has been able to streamline operations and implement effective office procedures, whilst offering excellent customer service to both clients and suppliers alike.

After being our Office Manager for a number of years, Sam has progressed on to becoming our Financial Controller, concentrating on all financial, compliance, accreditation and legislative issues while providing support to the rest of the team

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Lianne joined Modus Vivendi towards the end of 2018 covering Maternity Leave, and in May of 2019 became a permanent member of the team, bringing over 10 years’ experience in Admin, Customer Service, HR and Health & Safety, of which, the last 3 years have been within the Audio-Visual industry.

Lianne offers excellent customer service and consistently provides high quality support to both customers and suppliers.

Having a wealth of knowledge and understanding of HR and Health & Safety in the workplace, including ISO 9001/18001, Lianne is able to ensure the Modus Vivendi team adhere to the highest standards within this competitive industry.


Head of Engineering

After studying Sound Engineering and Multimedia Integration at Plymouth University, Chris joined the Audio Visual industry in 2007 as a Junior Engineer working for a well-established London company. He has since worked on projects ranging from the smallest single rooms to multi-million pound Whole House systems and dedicated Private Cinema Rooms. He has many years’ experience as both an engineer and as a systems programmer.
Chris is now part of the Modus Vivendi team as our Head of Engineering. He supports the Engineering Team, and assists with design, installation and programming, drawing on his experience to maintain the highest quality standards and the successful delivery of projects.

Demonstration Facilities

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At Modus Vivendi we are proud to have achieved a range of certificates and awards that display our expertise in delivering a quality service. Our customers can relax in the knowledge that they are employing accredited and professional specialists.