Michael joined Metalysis in 2006 and has had a number of positions including successfully running technology projects, managing pilot cells, R & D programs and setting up production-ready facilities. Michael spent several years as a researcher at Manchester University studying the electrochemistry of liquid-liquid interfaces.
For the past two years, Michael has been a key member of the Senior Management Team, providing a link between Technology and Engineering. His team has provided scalable solutions based on cost-effectiveness, ranging from outsourcing of process steps as well as purchasing and commissioning of equipment for production of tantalum.
Michael was awarded a PhD in Chemistry at the University of Cambridge in 2002 where he specialised in electrochemistry.