Gary has held a number of senior roles in corporates such as IBM and BT. Until 2012 he was President at Logica UK and a member of the Executive Committee of Logica plc. He has considerable Alternative Investment Market (AIM) & Main Market experience, serving on the Boards of companies such as Chloride Group plc., Rotork plc., Spirent Communications plc. and Gooch & Housego plc where he is also the current chairman.
Laurence HollingworthInvestor Director
Laurence spent nearly 40 years in the City with Cazenove and then J.P. Morgan. He retired from J.P. Morgan in November 2017 having held various senior roles, latterly as Vice Chairman. His experience in Corporate Finance covered Equity Capital Markets as well as advising on a variety of M&A situations.
Nicola FrayneNon-executive Director
Nicola brings a wealth of experience to the board, especially as an HR professional. Nicola previously served as Group HR Director of Unite Plc, a FTSE250 company, where she was a member of the senior management team during a rapid expansion of the business.
Stephen HodgesNon-executive Director
Stephen has vast experience in the waste industry, including 15 years at Viridor as Director of Engineering. Stephen is currently an associate at Carbon Limited Technologies, where he advises on the commercialisation of innovative new technologies in the clean energy field. He also provides expert waste project consultancy services.
Paul TurnerNon-executive Director
Joonas HeleniusNon-executive Director
Joonas is nominated by Neste and brings a mix of financial and industrial views to the Board. He has a decade of experience from the investment banking advisory and corporate development roles at Neste and previous employers on an international basis. Lately he has focused on corporate venturing activities.
SIMON DENTNon-executive Director
Simon is the founder and Principal of the Sustainable Ocean Fund and leads the investment committee for the fund. He has more than 20 years of transactional and senior management experience in commodity and sustainable finance. Simon is a recognised leader in the blue economy space where he is focused on developing and funding investable business models that provide clear impact gains for ocean ecosystems as well as creating meaningful economic returns for ocean stakeholders and investors.
alice cummingsNon-executive Director
Alice has several years of relevant financial and commercial experience in regulated industries. She is an Independent Non-executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee at AIM listed Idox plc, South Staffordshire Water plc and Cottsway Housing Association. She was previously Group CFO at the InHealth Group, the UK’s largest specialist provider of diagnostic procedures and Group CFO at the AEA Group, a main listed environmental and energy efficiency technical consultancy. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
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