Maurice holds a BSc in Marine Biology from the University of St Andrews and an MSc in Carbon Finance from the University of Edinburgh Business School. Following a career in sustainable finance and broadacre agriculture, Maurice founded Silicate to help catalyse carbon dioxide removal.
Professor McDermott is Director of the National Centre for Isotope Geochemistry (NCIG) at University College Dublin (UCD) and a Principal Investigator in iCRAG (SFI Research Centre in Applied Geosciences). He teaches at UCD’s School of Earth Sciences, and has published widely on low-temperature geochemistry. His current research focuses on enhanced chemical weathering for carbon dioxide removal, and has collaborated with Silicate since 2021 in designing field, mesocosm and laboratory-scale trials and experiments to optimise CO2 removal by enhanced weathering.
Teresa holds an MBA from the University of Oxford and an MSc in Climate Change, Finance, and Investment from the University of Edinburgh. Having previously worked in renewable energy and emerging markets strategy, Teresa is enthusiastic about commercialising innovations that substantively mitigate climate change.
Ruadhan is a postdoctoral researcher at University College Dublin (iCRAG) working in collaboration with Silicate. He holds a BSc in Geology from Trinity College Dublin and a PhD in volcanic geochemistry from the University of Queensland.