Leadership

The board

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Gary Bullard

Chairman

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.

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Laurence Hollingworth

Investor 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.

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Nicola Frayne

Non-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.

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Stephen Hodges

Non-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.

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Paul Turner

Non-executive Director
Paul is an exceptionally experienced senior executive in the petrochemical industry and has worked with some of the largest chemical companies in the world including LyondellBasell, Borealis and The Dow Chemical Company. Prior to these roles, Paul was vice president of global business operations at Borealis, where he was responsible for transforming the global business engineering applications unit.
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Joonas Helenius

Non-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.

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SIMON DENT

Non-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.

Key Advisors

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