Nova Pangaea Technologies is lead by a successful, experienced team that combines many years of business management, project management and chemical industry experience.

Ed Wilson – Chief Executive, Project Director & Investor


Former CEO of CEL International Ltd  – led their buyout from Courtaulds. Grew the company and subsequently sold it to WSP generating substantial returns for investors

A civil engineer with 30 years extensive experience of managing chemical plant construction projects to successful completion around the world, including novel process scale-ups

B Tech. MBA (Cranfield), C Eng. MIEC


Yunus Patel – Finance Director & Investor

YunusExperienced FD and Company Secretary, managed financial aspects of CEL MBO and later industrial/commercial operations

Proven track record in establishing new companies internationally

Highly experienced in financial control, risk management, commercial and contract reviews

Non-Executive Directors

Barry Hedley – Chairman & Investor


Former Director of Boston Consulting Group in London; later established strategy consulting firm Braxton Associates and subsequently sold it to Deloitte remaining as global CEO and building it to 1000 consultants in 23 locations worldwide

Chemical Engineer and Fellow of Judge Business School, Cambridge University

MA (Mech. Eng. & Chem. Eng., Cambridge), MBA (Harvard), C Eng, MIET


David Pitt-Watson – Director & Investor


Former London MD at Braxton Associates, went on to be CEO of Hermes Focus Asset Management, leading UK activist investor and influencer of governance policy

Fellow, London Business School; Co-Chair UNEP Finance Initiative; Treasurer, Oxfam

Director NESTA, ICGN, Oxford Analytica. Board Advisor, Deloitte

MA (PPE, Oxon), MBA (Stanford)


Wendy Irvin-Braben – Director & Investor

35 years of Commercial and Contractual Experience

Former Vice President and Global Procurement Office at Cap Gemini SA, managing a spend/contracts of 2.5 billion euros

10 years of management consultancy experience – strategy and supply chain

Chairman of the Board at New International Encounters – an international award-winning theatre and educational company


John McNeill – Director & Investor

35 years of oil and gas experience

International upstream engineering and management roles in Europe, Asia and South America

10 years of global consulting and interim management

Experienced early stage investor in the energy technology sector