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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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.



With 15 years’ industry experience in residential design and a lifelong passion for audio, Mark joined Modus Vivendi in 2019 as our Design Manager.

Having successfully managed the Design & Build of over 300 cutting edge Smart Homes for many prestigious clients across the globe, Mark has acquired a portfolio of nominations, accreditations and awards for his work, most recently for the creation of several challenging Cinema Rooms built for discerning residential owners.

Mark works closely with our team to ensure client expectations are regularly surpassed, with extensive planning and attention to detail being paramount in every project.


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



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.