1st July 2024

David Potter joins NPT as Chief Programme and Procurement Officer

Nova Pangea Technologies is delighted to welcome David Potter as Chief Programme and Procurement Officer.

David is a highly experienced leadership professional with 24 years at EY.  He has delivered major projects across a wide range of sectors in operational and organisational transformation and performance improvement consulting.  Prior to that, he delivered major pan-European improvement initiatives in the Chemicals Industry.  His extensive experience includes engineering and delivering complex programmes and procuring key suppliers and partnerships.  David holds in-depth knowledge of advanced manufacturing having led operating model redesign, strategic scale-up and supply chain transformation.

Sarah Ellerby, NPT CEO, said:

“We are building out a world class delivery and execution team for a first of a kind 2G ethanol plant and Project Speedbird entailing multisite implementation.  David joins NPT as a key Executive Team hire alongside the recently announced appointment of Peter Kay, Chief Operating Officer.

“David is very experienced with over 30 years’ in major project and programme delivery, including advanced manufacturing, and has spent a substantial number of years at EY gaining expertise which will greatly benefit NPT as we advance our position to commercialisation as a 2G ethanol enabler and producer of the highly valuable biochar.

“There is a call to action with an immediate need for technologies to address industry and government decarbonisation targets as we fast approach SAF mandate implementation here in the UK, Europe, and globally.  NPT’s technology, REFNOVA, is a key contributor and the strength and expertise of David and Peter adds to our technology focus and big programme delivery.”

David Potter said:

“I am really excited to join the highly credible and driven leadership team of NPT.  Their purpose to develop clean technologies that decarbonise travel and industry feel both meaningful and compelling.  I look forward to contributing to the team, developing collaborative partnerships and delivering value for our investors and stakeholders.”

NPT would also like to welcome Project Engineer Billy Fleming and HSE Manager Jon Holliday to the team.

NPT continues to build a highly experienced and strategic leadership team alongside key technical skills to progress its REFNOVA technology to commercialisation and deliver Project Speedbird.