Our Founders and Entrepreneurs

Managing Director, Co-Founder
Daniel Henbest

Dan leads the company with particular focus on project definition and delivery.

Prior to IPG Dan has lead an advanced conversion waste-to-energy company to the point of commercialisation before handing over leadership to a commercial team.

Dan has demonstrated his ability to lead a team from concept to commercial readiness drawing on experience managing complex projects and process implementation at Barclays.

Dan began his career at Westland Helicopters.

Executive Chairman, Co-Founder, Investor
Martin Rushton-Turner

Martin works near-full time on governance, strategy, risk evaluation and contractual / commercial partnership.

Martin is a serial lead investor in tech startups including companies such as Biome technologies Plc, Earthworm Plc, Hadstone Energy Ltd, and Hardens Ltd.

Martin is a chartered accountant, Barrister, Attorney (New York), and culminated his career as a Group Division Head at Swiss Re, after having beed MD at Natwest Markets.

Finance & Corporate Strategy Director
Simon Hansford

Simon worked for 6 years at NatWest Markets and 13 years at Swiss Re where he was Head of Corporate Finance.

Simon leads on Corporate Finance including market aware evaluation and modelling of products, projects and initiatives.

He works closely with Martin and Dan on overall strategy for delivery.

Investment Director
Mukul Mohanty

Mukul heads the investment raise for IPG. He has worked closely with the founders to test and validate the business plans for IPG.

Mukul manages investor and advisor relationships andover 15 years of experience with clean technology, having previously worked for Astoria Private Equity, PwC and EY in the UK and KPMG in Germany within their lead advisory practices.

Chief Technology Officer
Tristram Bracey

Tristram is a chartered Mechanical Engineer and prior to IPG, worked in engineering design consultancy for 9 years with companies such as BAE Systems, Tata Steel, AWE, Foster & partners, and National Grid.

Tristram holds a Masters in Aerospace and Aerothermal Engineering from Cambridge University.

Research & Development Director, Co-Founder
John Grainger

John has extensive experience of rapid prototype manufacturing and engineering.

Within the automotive industry John has worked for companies such as Jaguar Land Rover and Aston Martin. John also has experience in thermal management and materials development.

Manufacturing Design & Manufacturing
Dr Chris Spacie

Chris has over 35 years of experience within the materials industry.

Chris provides ceramic materials expertise to IPG working closely with John and Tris to ensure our technologies have an established, proven production capability to support commercial deployment.

IPG is set to deliver our innovation into the market, if you would like to find out more, please get in touch.

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