Meet the Team

Founding Team

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Dominic Gammon - Co-founder & CEO
Dominic is passionate about coming up with new ideas to solve problems and is driven to prove that sustainable companies can be profitable. He has gained business experience having co-founded Caramello Productions Ltd. which was sold in 2018, as well as being a non-executive director and Investment Committee member of Rockspring. Dominic aims to create a profit making enterprise while practicing responsible entrepreneurship and creating jobs.
Leia is a sustainability and environment entrepreneur who has a passion for the natural world. Growing up in the Philippines she witnessed first hand the anthropogenic pressures of tourism and development on local resources. She strongly feels the need for environmental education and developing sustainable farming practices around the world. Leia won the Rose Award in 2020, a business award for a female entrepreneur who demonstrates ambition, purpose, and is leading a business with high-growth potential which was presented by the Royal Bank of Scotland.
Leia Kennedy - Co-founder & COO
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Dott. Giuseppe Fiamingo - Head Crop Scientist 
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Giuseppe has always been a nature lover having  grown up on a farm in the south of Italy. During this time he developed a strong passion that led him to study agricultural science. Giuseppe has played  a variety of different roles within the field of agriculture working on his family farm whilst also advising private clients and conducting academic research. Giuseppe wants to demonstrate that farming can be sustainable, profitable, and efficient at the same time.
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Beth Curtis
Aquaponics Technician
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Megan Gilhooly 
Apprentice

Technicians

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David Gammon
Senior Advisor 
David Gammon Hon FREng spent 17 years in investment banking before setting up Rockspring, as a family office, which he established in 2001. Rockspring provides capital and advice to early stage UK venture businesses and especially those with strong IP/knowledge which have the potential to scale and disrupt existing products or services. Companies invested and advised by Rockspring have included Deepmind Technologies Limited, Accesso Technologies plc, Faculty Science Limited, Marshall of Cambridge (Holdings) Limited and Thought Machine Limited. David is NonExecutive Chairman of Frontier Developments plc, NonExecutive Director of Raspberry Pi Limited and L’Escargot Sur Mer Limited. He is a member of the Advisory Board of IQ Capital LLP. David is a member of the Scale Up Institute serving on the Finance and Growth Capital Committee.

Senior Advisors

John is a global technology commercialisation specialist and senior executive with over 25 years of international experience across start-ups, SME and MNC enterprises, spanning HealthTech/MedTech, Semiconductors, Industrials, Renewables, CleanTech, and Infomatics. 

 

He has lived and worked in UK, Taiwan, Hong Kong, China and the Netherlands, with extensive international business experience in the APAC, USA/NA, and EMEA markets. 

 

Since returning to Scotland in 2017, John manages an impact focussed portfolio of interests and investments, is an active mentor, advisor and NxD, and a member of the BioCity UK Expert Network Group. 

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John Gilhooly
Senior Advisor 
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Filament STAC (Smart Things Accelerator Centre) is Scotland’s first accelerator for Internet of Things (IoT) and smart product development. The accelerator aims to jumpstart Scotland’s IoT sector headed by global industry leaders from tech powerhouses including Dyson, Wistron, BlackBerry and Plexus Corp. The accelerator provides access to guided training, mentorship, and approved industry partners to facilitate scaling up and commercialisation in 18 months.

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