Joanna is an experienced finance professional, who qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1996. Over the last 15 years she has focused on VC backed technology companies as CFO or Finance Director for companies including Salience Labs, Bodle Technologies, Cambridge Touch Technologies and ACAL Energy. Earlier in her career she worked for larger companies notably Ernst and Young and Pilkington Plc.

Gabriele has a background in catalysis, organic and fluorination chemistry following his MChem from the University of Torino, PhD from the Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung (with Nobel laureate Benjamin List) and extensive postdoctoral work at the University of Oxford with Veronique Gouverneur.

With more than a decade of experience in R&D, he focused since 2017 on developing novel, safe and cost-effective fluorinating technologies while also building strong relationships with numerous chemical industries. A deep advocate for the sustainable future of chemistry, in 2022, he co-founded FluoRok and he is its Chief Executive Officer.

Andrew holds a PhD in chemistry from the University of Oxford.  He worked for more than ten years at Infineum, a speciality chemical company where he developed and commercialised new chemical additives for Infineum’s multi-billion dollar lubricant business. He was also part of efforts to diversify the business, ultimately leading the product and commercial development of new businesses in the Li-Ion battery, electrochemical, smart materials and paints industries.

Andrew joined FluoRok’s leadership team in 2023 to lead commercial operations and go-to-market strategy.