RECYCLING TECHNOLOGIES - Key Persons


ADRIAN EDWARD GRIFFITHS

Job Titles:
  • DIRECTOR

Adrian Griffiths - Founder

Job Titles:
  • Founder
After successfully leading Recycling Technologies for more than 10 years, Adrian stepped down from his role as CEO in 2022. Fortunately, he continues to offer his expertise to the company in an advisory capacity. Passionate about reducing the impact of modern life on our environment, Adrian founded Recycling Technologies in 2011. Prior to that he co-founded two successful UK businesses: OEE Consulting and Vendigital. Adrian is an experienced business leader within the manufacturing sector, as well as a Chartered Engineer with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College.

ADRIAN JOHN HAWORTH

Job Titles:
  • DIRECTOR

DALE RAUTENBACH

Job Titles:
  • Manufacturing Director
Background Dale has an MS in Aeronautics and Astronautics from MIT and a BEng in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pretoria. Dale has been heavily involved with optimising the productivity of RT's core technology. She has experience in system design, plant integration, and commissioning. Her experience in the technical areas of the business at RT bring a high level of cross-functionality to manufacturing.

Gary Bullard - Chairman

Job Titles:
  • Executive Chairman
  • EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
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 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. Gary is currently non-executive chairman of AFC Energy plc.

GEOFFREY PHILIPPS

Job Titles:
  • COMPANY DIRECTOR

HOWARD LACK

Job Titles:
  • COMPANY DIRECTOR

Joonas Helenius

Job Titles:
  • 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.

Laurence Hollingworth

Job Titles:
  • Non - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
  • Senior Independent 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. Currently an independent director at Clarkson PLC.

Marvine Besong - CTO

Job Titles:
  • Technical Director
Background Marvine has spent nearly a decade in process design, detailed engineering, plant construction and commissioning, plant operation, troubleshooting and optimisation and more than five years leading the development of RT's core technology. He has an MSc degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Nottingham. Marvine also spent some time working as a design and projects lead in a Manufacturing environment.

Nicola Frayne

Job Titles:
  • Independent Non - Executive Director
  • 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.

NICOLA MARIE FRAYNE - CHRO

Job Titles:
  • CHIEF PEOPLE OFFICER
  • Director

PAUL RICHARD TURNER

Job Titles:
  • DIRECTOR

Paul Turner

Job Titles:
  • Independent Non - Executive Director
  • Non - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
  • Senior Executive
Paul is an 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.

Penny Grobler - CHRO

Job Titles:
  • HR Director
Background Penny brings over 20 years of experience across multiple business functions, including sales, operations, manufacturing, and supply chain.

RAVISH JAIN - Chief Commercial Officer

Job Titles:
  • Commercial Director
  • DIRECTOR

SIMON DENT

Job Titles:
  • Non - Executive Director
Simon Dent is nominated by Mirova and is the founder and investment lead of the Mirova Sustainable Ocean Fund. He has more than 20 years of transactional and senior management experience in commodity trading and sustainable finance. He 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.

Sophie Gilham - CSR

Job Titles:
  • Head of Sustainability
Background Sophie joined RT as one of its first employees back in 2015. She brings skills from an MSc in Environmental Consultancy and a BSc in Environmental Science. Achievements Since joining RT, she initially applied her skills to commercial agreements and regulatory compliance, and has raised several million in government funding to advance RT's growth. Now heading a new dedicated Sustainability department, she is committed to ensuring corporate sustainability and environmental performance is as at the core of RT's operations.

Stephen Hodges

Job Titles:
  • Independent Non - Executive Director
  • 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.

Stephen Pascoe - CFO

Job Titles:
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Background Stephen is a senior finance professional and Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. He has worked with a wide range of organisations, including private businesses and large multinational and listed companies. Prior to joining RT, he spent over 20 years at PwC working in the UK and internationally. Stephen is a senior finance professional and Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. He spent over 20 years at PWC where he worked with a wide range of organisations, including private businesses and large multinational and listed companies. Whilst at PWC, his clients included Ocado, Corus, Rexam, Avis, De La Rue, Ashtead, Honeywell and Three UK. He has supported clients through a wide range of business and accounting issues including UK listing, external funding, restructuring, acquisitions and accounting framework changes.

STEPHEN PETER HODGES

Job Titles:
  • DIRECTOR