A driven team with a strong entrepreneurial culture, we all share the same values of collaboration, innovation & sustainability. Passionate about changing the future for the better, we are proud to have a lifetime of engineering & commercial experience to make that a reality.
We are dedicated to improve the re-use, circularity and environmental impact of the off-highway sector. As a small team we need to ensure all of our energy is spent efficiently. Our team culture takes its inspiration from the GB Olympics rowing team where a small team work together to be world beating.
We believe in a future of zero environmental impact created from transportation and automation.
CirculOil will bring Circularity to the lubricants industry, and increase the operational up-time of industrial equipment.
Founder & Chief Executive
An experienced and passionate leader, and highly skilled engineer.
Skilled at relationship development and management, Steve has built his career on the creation and deployment of new products that create real business value. Steve has a thorough understanding of the automotive business, having developed his expertise from many perspectives for more than 20 years.
At Steve’s core is a sense of duty to customers and the team in which he operates. His enthusiasm, leadership, personal commitment and participation have resulted in successfully delivering business success and innovation. Steve’s driven to reduce waste where ever he can.
Co-founder, Director & Investor Relations
Andrew founded his business in 2000 driving global corporates to take advantage of technology and business model changes. He has a depth of experience in venture building, investment raising and working with global corporates developing "Innovative New Value Chains". Extensive understanding and contacts in mobility, energy and sustainability sectors in Europe, USA and China, with a powerful network grown over 20 years.
Andrew has a passion for technology and business change, creating profitable solutions that benefit the planet and people.
Co-founder, Circularity & Partnerships
Alessandra is a highly driven Management Engineer, with 15 years’ experience within the automotive industry leading projects and teams in the product development department of major OEMs, including GM, FCA and Caterpillar.
Alessandra is passionate about Circular Economy and the role that Circular Economy practices will play in tackling climate change.
She has a strong drive for delivering innovative sustainable solutions that will leave a positive footprint for our planet and future. She is committed to bringing her technical and business knowledge to make a digitally enabled circular technology a reality that will make a hugely positive impact for her children.
Alan is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer with passion for everything with an engine.
He has worked with major OEM’s, including Ford, Aston Martin and Honda, to develop new products for the automotive sector.
Alan’s hands-on skills helped bring our product to market. Knowing the huge scale of the markets where electrification is not an option drives Alan to deliver our vision for a circular future. His extensive programme management experience from his time at BP is guiding the next stage of our scale up.
Krish is a detail-oriented mechanical engineer with a difference… he loves customers! Over his career, Krish has worked with OEMs across the globe, including Honda, Ford, BMW, Kawasaki and Aston Martin.
Krish is a mechanical engineer with a purpose - by mimicking the circular economy of the natural world, Krish believes the recurring use of our natural resources is our only way to avoid a climate catastrophe.
Co-founder, Marketing & Creative
Cristina is a dynamic, highly motivated Communications expert, with experience in Oil & Gas and Renewables sector, in both multinationals and start-up environments. Cristina is also a skilled graphic designer and digital content manager, with a passion for the ocean.
Business & Strategy Development
Jo has over 16 years experience in the Automotive industry, driving business growth through strategy development, project leadership and cross functional collaboration.
Jo is an experienced leader who enjoys setting the vision and delivering results, through building relationships and integrating people, ideas & processes.
Iain has held a number of corporate roles as CFO and Board member.
We have been inspired by the GB Olympic rowing team culture, and mentored by the Gold medal Olympian Steve Williams. From this we have taken the following values into our team:
We have complete trust that our team members will do their share of the work.
We always do what we say we're going to do.
We challenge at the right time, row the plan and strive to make the next 'race' even better,
We give and receive feedback with positive interest, and always 'hot wash up'.
All of our successes are shared.
Our origins are from a bp venture called Nexcel.
We have worked together for the last few years and have brought that experience, passion, insight and partners with us to form CirculOil.