Our Management Team

  • picture of George May
    Chief Commercial Officer
    George spent five years as a lawyer at Ashurst LLP, specialising in general corporate and commercial transactions with a particular focus on project financing within the renewable energy sector.
    George May
  • picture of Peter Griffiths
    Chief Financial Officer
    Peter has spent the last 10 years heading finance and operations teams in social businesses and funding organisations that focused on microfinance, sustainability and climate change. Before joining bio-bean Peter worked for Climate-KIC, setting up the company’s pan-European financial structure.
    Peter Griffiths
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    Chief Legal and Corporate Services Officer
    Barbara spent six years at Ashurst LLP where she trained and qualified as a lawyer before moving to Linklaters LLP in 2014 where she spent four years. During her time in private practice she advised a wide range of clients on the corporate, financing, construction, procurement and regulatory aspects of large scale energy and infrastructure projects.
    Barbara Walshe
  • picture of Dianne Mitchell
    Industrial Projects Manager
    Dianne has spent over 10 years in the coffee industry working on factory commissioning, technology development and process engineering. She holds an MEng in Chemical Engineering from the University of Bath.
    Dianne Mitchell
  • picture of Ben Mills-Lamptey
    Chief Technology Officer
    Ben is an accomplished Chartered Engineer, a Fellow of the IChemE. Originally graduating from Cambridge University with a PhD in Chemical Engineering, he has a strong innovation track record in process and product development spanning over 25 years, from GlaxoSmithKline and CHEP.
    Dr. Ben Mills-Lamptey
  • picture of Matt Keniston
    Solid Fuel Business Development Manager
    Matt works with large forward-thinking businesses looking for long-term sustainable energy solutions. He was a business owner for 15 years and has eight years’ experience in renewable energy, with a thorough understanding of solid fuel biomass design, operation & maintenance.
    Matt Keniston

Our Board

  • picture of Jeremy Miller
    Jeremy is a former Managing Director at Dresdner Kleinwort Wassertein and a member of the Management Committee of the Investment Banking Division.
    Jeremy Miller
  • picture of Arthur Kay
    Founder and Deputy Chairman
    Arthur is an award-winning urban designer & entrepreneur exploring how we can create sustainable cities. He is Founder & Deputy Chairman of bio-bean, Founder & CEO of Skyroom, and Founder & Chairman of Fast Forward 2030. Arthur is UCL’s Entrepreneur in Residence & a Visiting Lecturer at Imperial College London & UCL.
    Arthur Kay
  • picture of Matthew Tipper
    Matthew Tipper is VP of Shell Alternative Energies where he has responsibility for advanced biofuels, Hydrogen, and marketing of Shell GTL Fuels. He joined Shell Alternative Energies in 2009 and has over 25 years’ commercial experience, gained across various downstream business roles, primarily in trading and supply.
    Matthew Tipper
  • Paul Taylor
    Paul has more than 25 years' experience in the energy industry and was previously the Group Commercial Director at Drax Group plc where he was a member of the Group Executive Committee and Chairman of Drax’s retail businesses, Haven Power and Billington Bioenergy. Prior to joining Drax, Paul worked for TXU Europe and Powergen (latterly E.ON UK). Paul retired from full time employment in 2015.
    Paul Taylor

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The Bio-Bean Team