Our Team

Chris Heminway (Executive Chairman)

Experienced in engineering-sector SME management. Sat as Non-Executive Director on the Board of AIM-listed Robotic Technology Systems plc.

Andrew Hall (Non-Executive Director)

In a twenty-year career with Siemens, Andrew was most latterly Chief Financial Officer of Siemens UK, Siemens Wind Power and Chief Financial Officer at Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy S.A.

Rich Furniss (Non-Executive Director )

Former Country Managing Director for wind OEM Nordex following a 23-year international career with GEC / Alstom / Converteam as an engineering, major project and business leader. Since 2018 he has worked as an independent consultant and Non-Executive Director focussed on the energy transition to renewables.

Gary Wallace (Chief Financial Officer)

Chartered Accountant who has worked in SME and PLC businesses. Experience in acquisition integration through a PE buy & build strategy.

Steve Pugh

Steve Pugh (Group Sales & Marketing Director)

SME growth specialist with two Masters degrees in engineering, Managing Director level experience with SMEs and AIM experience with Tekmar Group plc.

Lisa Randall

Lisa Randall
(Managing Director at Diffusion Alloys)

Masters in Mechanical Engineering and operational and leadership experience in manufacturing and financial services.

Darren Robertson
(Managing Director at GreenSpur)

An MBA Graduate from Durham, with his career formed in the Air Force before joining industry in leadership positions for major global names.

Time To ACT address some of the world’s most pressing challenges, including reducing reliance on Rare Earth Elements and supporting the clean hydrogen and fuel cell economies.

We are an operator not a fund. We leverage strategic knowledge, commercial acumen and financing into delivering an expanding portfolio operating in the Cleantech sector.

The insight which makes us special is our on-the-ground expertise used to assess and deliver new applications before anyone else.

Our offering is to deliver investor returns through the incubation of SME companies that are tackling global challenges.

Our portfolio currently includes two entities who are leading the way in the sector, looking to benefit from the global growth in onshore and offshore wind, clean hydrogen and fuel cells, with more already in the pipeline.

We offer a best owner mentality with small company flexibility, benefiting from parental expertise and support through accessing permanent capital.

“Without improving the commercialisation of Cleantech, the world will miss its global carbon-elimination targets”- Bill Gates.

There is a shortage in quality management teams who can commercialise knowledge and IP in the Cleantech space.

Time To ACT is a new investment vehicle, acting as a smaller and more nimble partner to larger players such as IP Group PLC (noting that IP Group in an investor and not an operator).