Yegi Bonyadi joins the team

We are delighted to welcome Yegi Bonyadi joining as Power Engineer. Yegi joins us from Yegi joins the company from Warwick University where she has worked as a research assistant on Innovate UK and Underpinning Power electronics projects funded by EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council) Centre for Power Electronics during her PhD.

Andrew Diprose, Managing Director, comments: “I am delighted to welcome Yegi to the team and look forward to working with her in the coming years to push the boundaries of our core technology.

Stefanie Murray joins the team

We are delighted to welcome Stefanie Murray joining as Project Engineer. Stefanie joins us from Fisher & Paykel Healthcare in New Zealand where she has worked in both engineering and management roles in the development of medical devices. She brings over 8 years’ experience of successful project delivery in a highly regulated environment. Stefanie will be working closely with our partners to ensure the successful implementation and optimisation of our technology in their products.

Andrew Diprose, Managing Director, comments: “I am delighted to welcome Stefanie to the team and look forward to working with her in the coming years to integrate our technology with partners around the globe.

Stephen Jelley Joins RootWave

We are delighted to welcome Stephen Jelley joining as Commercial Director.  Stephen joins us having held the position of UK & Ireland Sales Manager for Dunlop Protective Footwear where he worked closely with customers in the Agriculture and Retail sectors. During his career, he gained a wealth of experience in both Sales & Marketing roles, helping to transform businesses for market leading companies such as General Electric, Philips Electronics & Honeywell.

Andrew Diprose, Managing Director, comments: “I am delighted to welcome Stephen to the team and look forward to working with him in the coming years to drive revenues globally and at the same time reduce the use of chemical herbicides around the world.

David Vail joins the team

We are delighted to welcome David Vail joining as Principal Engineer.  David is a Chartered Engineer with thirty years of experience in power supply design and manufacture in a variety of industries from very high volume commercial to military.  He will be responsible for developing and advancing our technology for H2020 and then its application in different products.

Andrew Diprose, Executive Director, comments: “I am delighted to welcome David Vail to the team and working with him in the coming years to really push our technology and its applications.

James Holdgate joins the team

We are delighted to welcome James Holdgate to the team in the role of Head of Projects, initially focusing on the H2020 project.  James joins us from Vax where he held the role of Head of New Product Development.  He brings over 20 years of experience in consumer products and medical devices and expertise in product development, project management, team leadership and lean systems.  James also has experience of electrosurgical instruments gained at Olympus Surgical Technologies which has interesting synergies with our technology.  Initially James will be focused on developing and commercialising the agricultural product.

Andrew Diprose, Executive Director of Ubiqutek, comments: “We are very excited that James is joining Ubiqutek.  He has a wealth of product experience that makes him an invaluable addition to the team.  I look forward to working with James.”

Robert Diprose, Founder of Ubiqutek, comments: “I am very pleased to be able to welcome James Holdgate to Ubiqutek as our first strategic hire.  James has many years of experience in bringing sector leading consumer products to market and his employment marks a new and exciting chapter in Ubiqutek’s growth.  I, and the board, look forward to working with James in his primary roles of delivering the €1.9M Horizon 20:20 project and leveraging our growing portfolio of intellectual property across a series of opportunities.”

Ubiqutek has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 733687.