Nova Pangaea Technologies is led by a successful team that combines extensive technical and global business experience across broad industries including chemicals, manufacturing, oil and gas, mining and operational excellence.

Sarah Ellerby

Chief Executive

Over 15 years international Executive Board and Advisory Board experience. Multiple CEO roles within energy, natural resources, and manufacturing in the U.S.

Associate Partner at Hanson Family Holdings (formerly Hanson, Plc) and Hon Robert Hanson for over 12 years providing assistance in fundraising, investment, M&A, structuring and new markets.

Sarah has a track record in growth, turnaround, finance, marketing, strategic partnerships, and commercialisation. Leadership & Management at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.


Neil Guilder

Chief Financial Officer

Neil has over 25 years experience of growing SME’s as a CFO. During this time he has successfully led, from a finance point view, the establishment of financial strategies, commercial growth, obtaining growth finance, business acquisition and trade and Private Equity financed corporate sales.

Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), Chartered Director (IOD), MA Finance & Accounting (Leeds Metropolitan University), BA (Hons) History (Manchester University)

Peter McGenity

Chief Commercial Officer

Peter has over 20 years’ of international ethanol executive experience and was a former chair and chief executive of a U.S. based bioethanol plant. Additionally, he served as the country manager for the UK and China on behalf of Cargill.

MBA (Henley Management College, Brunel University, UK), BSc Honours in Mechanical Engineering (University of Leeds, UK), Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (London, UK).

Dr Neil Hindle

Chief Technical Officer

Neil has over 20 years’ experience in the chemical industry with ICI plc, Croda International, Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) and Applied Graphene Materials. Neil started with ICI in 1995 following completion of his DPhil and Bachelor of Arts at the University of Oxford. He is a Chartered Chemist and Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry. He has held a number of roles both in the UK and overseas; his primary focus has been the scale-up of the production process from laboratory to commercial production, as well as process improvements of existing production assets. Neil is our CTO and also leads on Overseas Development and HSE.