A visionary and successful senior executive with a proven track record of maximising business opportunities, be they business growth, turnaround, exit strategy, or culture change, thus offering a compelling proposition.
A significant number of successful business turnarounds - both national and international brands - covering a wide array of industries, including automotive, aerospace, defence, motorsport, property development and NHS.
Well-connected with a broad range of high net-worth clients, governments, and senior directorships.
‘Opening doors to do real business with real people.’
Corporate finance specialist with extensive contacts in the City of London financial community. Founder of HASS Advisors Limited in 2011 – advising clients on growth strategies, project finance, and capital raisings. Experience in origination and syndication of both private and public placements for companies within the natural resource sector for the boutique merchant bank, Prosdocimi Limited.
He founded Century Cobalt Corp and has over 15 years’ experience in the natural resource sector. Ex-Associate Director of London-based investment bank, Dawnay-Day Corporate Finance Limited. Experience in hedge fund management through his time at Lindemann Capital Partners LLP in New York (USA).
Matthew has over 40 years’ experience working in senior management across a number of key industrial and manufacturing sectors in the UK including avionics, automotive, consumer and professional power tools, power generation engineering, marine and aero engineering.
He was formally General Manager at a leading UK-based specialist aerospace metals group to the international aerospace sector, as well as principal consultant at Smith Kenyon Ltd, and main board member at Cummins Power Generation.
Matthew holds a BSc management, Engineering, Production and Economics, MBA and is a PRINCE2 practitioner and 6 Sigma trained.
Paul has over 30 years’ experience working in senior management roles across a number of manufacturing businesses in the UK & Europe.
He was formally Finance & HR Director for an Oil & Gas sector company, Financial Controller for 2 Stanley Black and Decker businesses and Financial Controller at 2 different sites in the Doncasters group.
Paul is a Big 4 trained Chartered Accountant and Russell Group University graduate.
Steve has over 35 years’ experience of process engineering and senior management, mainly in the mining and recycling sectors. Steve has a wealth of knowledge with regards to mining and recycling techniques, and has used that knowledge to create new process routes for lightweight refractories, kaolin processing, wood recycling, aluminium recycling, and now recycling of lead and lithium batteries.
Recently, the majority of Steve’s time has been spent on developing novel recycling techniques for various battery types, and upscaling the pilot plants developed during that time into full-scale industrial processes.
Following eighteen successful years at Panasonic UK Ltd, promoting and selling office equipment through their UK dealership network and directly to corporate customers, Ralph moved into the recycling arena, helping customers with their disposal requirements for end-of-life IT equipment and data destruction services.
Ralph now specialises in battery recycling and has worked with a number of global automotive manufacturers with recycling and re-use services for electric vehicle lithium-ion batteries, along with industrial and portable batteries.
Ashleigh has over 10 years’ experience in the investment and financial services industry and has been involved in numerous investments, advisory and capital raising for both private and public companies.
Ashleigh is the founder of the Xetrov Group of companies. In 2016, she recognized the enormous potential of the Clean6 vortex technology and has subsequently invested in and managed the commercialisation of Clean6 Ltd. Together with the engineering team, she secured the required permitting in the UK. Following successful permitting of the Clean6 technology, she founded and has since grown the Xetrov Group globally and into several different sectors.
Ashleigh is also a partner at Merlin Partners LLP, an international boutique corporate finance firm (FCA regulated).
At the onset of her career, Ashleigh worked at GMP Securities on the Institutional Equity Sales team, specialising in the mining, energy and agriculture sectors. Prior to joining the Equity Sales team, she gained valuable experiences in the Close Asset Management Unit, where she acted as analyst for the
Pan-European Equity Fund.
Ashleigh graduated from the University of Oxford (MSc) in Chemistry, and the University of Cape Town in Entrepreneurship.
Jo is an experienced business leader, entrepreneur, and engineer, with over 20 years’ experience working across the industrial sector in manufacturing, engineering, distribution, logistics material handling and waste management. He is passionate and experienced in developing start-ups and early-stage businesses, through the stages of innovation, scaleup, growth and continuous improvement.
Jo graduated from the University of Reading with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, and an MBA from the University of Oxford. His diverse career has covered leadership roles, operations, sales, project management, and engineering, working with many organisations, from SMEs to global manufacturing corporations across the UK and the EMEA region.
Jo is currently Managing Director of Pyrenergy, a UK based energy-from-waste and recycling business, diverting hydrocarbon waste away from landfill, incineration, and export, and towards circularity, recovering materials and renewable energy from difficult to recycle waste, using pyrolysis technology, a thermochemical depolymerisation process.
Natasha, founder and CEO of MULTIPLY, brings over 20 years’ experience in business development, innovation and government relations to the Recyclus board.
With a strong background in engineering, manufacturing and technology, she has worked globally, both as an entrepreneur (having founded 3 technology companies) and as a leader in the corporate FTSE100 sector.
She has realised multi-million growth opportunities through her career, with a strategic and innovative approach to scaling companies, built on robust models and a highly-connected network.
With 20 years’ experience as an engineer, Jonathan has been involved in the military and nuclear sectors, as well as the renewable and hydrogen sectors.
Jonathan joined the waste sector to specialise in battery disassembly and re-use potential, and has a record to date of over 400 batteries disassembled with zero incidents.
Diane has over 25 years’ experience as a safety and environmental professional, and is the founder of SQE Assurance, a business formed 4 years ago to provide occupational safety, environmental and quality consultancy.
Diane and her team are specialists in the design and implementation of management systems aimed to improve process efficiency and performance. Diane’s specific areas of expertise are in automotive and hazardous waste.
Spencer has nearly 30 years’ experience in the engineering sector, specialising in thermal engineering and the battery recycling industry. Military trained, with experience in senior management, project management, installations, and commissioning of plants across the world.
Since 2017, Spencer has worked in the lead-acid battery recycling industry, designing, building, and commissioning the UK’s first independent, fully-automatic battery system. He has also been involved in the commercialisation and subsequent scale-up of a revolutionary patented battery recycling technology with the University of Cambridge.
Johdie is a self-starter and forward-thinking entrepreneur in every sense of the word, with a variety of successful business turnarounds in the fabrication/welding, leisure and retail sectors. Well-known in the battery sector, and revered by many of his peers, Johdie was a founding member of Aurelius Environmental Ltd in 2015 - a company whose turnover quickly rose to £6m.
Since 2017, Johdie has worked in the lead-acid battery recycling industry, designing, building, and commissioning the UK's first independent, fully-automatic battery system.
He has also been involved in the commercialisation and subsequent scale-up of a revolutionary patented battery recycling technology with the University of Cambridge.