Nedko Ivanov

Nedko Ivanov

CEO

Nedko joined Metaboards in January 2018 bringing more than 20 years international experience in the hi-tech sector gained within blue-chip multinationals and VC-backed businesses. Most recently he served as a CEO of Redux where he built a successful global business that was acquired by one of the biggest global brands. Prior to that he was a CEO of BullGuard where he created significant shareholder value.

Dr Tristan Collins

Dr Tristan Collins

Director, Future Technologies

Tristan was a strategy consultant for 7 years, completing engagements with a number of FTSE100s as well as public sector bodies (FCO, MOD, NHS) and smaller, high-growth firms. He completed his PhD in turbulent combustion modelling at Madgalene College, Cambridge.

Dr Irina Khromova

Dr Irina Khromova

Head of Science and Technology

Irina leads our product research and development. Her field of scientific expertise is metamaterials, nonlinear optics, RF and THz engineering. Irina holds a position of Assistant Professor at the Public University of Navarra. She has defended a PhD in Physics and a PhD in Electrical Engineering. Irina has worked in academic research at leading universities in the UK, Spain, Russia, Australia, Netherlands and Denmark.

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Pete Hutton

Pete Hutton

Chair

Pete joined the board in July 2017. He was most recently president of product groups at ARM, where he had P & L ownership of all product development, marketing and licensing. This covered 3,500 staff in more than 25 global locations, working closely with a range of global partners. During his time in this role, revenue increased by approximately 50 percent (approx. $500m).

Nedko Ivanov

Nedko Ivanov

CEO

Nedko joined Metaboards in January 2018 bringing more than 20 years international experience in the hi-tech sector gained within blue-chip multinationals and VC-backed businesses. Most recently he served as a CEO of Redux where he built a successful global business that was acquired by one of the biggest global brands. Prior to that he was a CEO of BullGuard where he created significant shareholder value.

Dr Tristan Collins

Dr Tristan Collins

Director, Future Technologies

Tristan was a strategy consultant for 7 years, completing engagements with a number of FTSE100s as well as public sector bodies (FCO, MOD, NHS) and smaller, high-growth firms. He completed his PhD in turbulent combustion modelling at Madgalene College, Cambridge.

Prof. Chris Stevens

Prof. Chris Stevens

Founder

Chris is a fellow of St Hugh’s College, Oxford and a fellow in Engineering Science. He conducts research in the fields of metamaterial technologies, quantum computing hardware and terahertz electronics. Chris’s work has spawned two previous spin-outs.

Prof. Ekaterina Shamonina

Prof. Ekaterina Shamonina

Founder

Katya’s research covers metamaterials, electrodynamics, plasmonics, nanophotonics and microwave optics. She is the 1st female professor in the area of Electrical Engineering at Oxford, and her book, co-authored with Prof. Solymar, on Metamaterials has been a bestseller. Katya is a fellow of Wadham College, Oxford and prior to her appointment held positions at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg & Imperial College.

Will Goodlad

Will Goodlad

Investment Director

Will is a Principal at Oxford Sciences Innovation. He is also a Director of Oxford Quantum Circuits, a manufacturer of superconducting processor cores for quantum computing, and OxMet, designers of high performance alloys. He was previously a Publishing Director at Penguin in London, and has worked in Melbourne, Chengdu and Beijing.

Adrian Coles

Adrian Coles

Board Observer

Adrian has twenty years of experience in the mobile telecoms sector with O2 and Telefonica, where he held senior roles in technology strategy, and most recently handset technology and testing. Upon leaving Telefonica Adrian joined Oxford University Innovation, as a Senior Technology Transfer Manager. Adrian is the University observer and board advisor for Metaboards.

Prof. Chris Stevens

Prof. Chris Stevens

Founder and Scientific Adviser

Chris is a fellow of St Hugh’s College, Oxford and a fellow in Engineering Science. He conducts research in the fields of metamaterial technologies, quantum computing hardware and terahertz electronics. Chris’s work has spawned two previous spin-outs.

Prof. Ekaterina Shamonina

Prof. Ekaterina Shamonina

Founder and Scientific Adviser

Katya’s research covers metamaterials, electrodynamics, plasmonics, nanophotonics and microwave optics. She is the 1st female professor in the area of Electrical Engineering at Oxford, and her book, co-authored with Prof. Solymar, on Metamaterials has been a bestseller. Katya is a fellow of Wadham College, Oxford and prior to her appointment held positions at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg & Imperial College.

Prof. Laszo Solymar

Prof. Laszo Solymar

Founder and Scientific Adviser

Laszlo is an Emeritus Fellow of Hertford College, Oxford, Emeritus Professor at the University of Oxford and Visiting Professor and Senior Research Fellow at Imperial College, London. He worked first in industry and later at the University of Oxford, completing research on antennas, microwaves, superconductors, holographic gratings, photorefractive materials, and metamaterials. He has held visiting professorships at the Universities of Paris, Copenhagen, Osnabrück, Berlin, Madrid and Budapest. He has published 8 books and over 250 papers. He has been a Fellow of the Royal Society since 1995. He received the Faraday Medal of the Institution of Electrical Engineers in 1992.

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