Hemspan

Directors & Core Team

  • Matthew Belcher

    FOUNDER & CEO

    Passionate Environmental & Social Impact Innovator. Experience within Innovation start-ups as Project Lead to develop modular systems. Early-stage launch of Plant Medicine and Nutraceutical ventures as CCO.

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  • Andy Morrison

    CHAIRMAN

    14 years’ experience as junior public company director and Chair. Experienced in Fund-raising, M&A and corporate transactions. Prior career in international commercial roles in Shell, BG Group and BOC Group

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  • Philip Wolfe

    CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

    Private & listed CFO and start-up experience. Sustainable Finance, Cambridge Institute of Sustainability Leadership. 23 years’ investment banking at UBS, HSBC, Deutsche Bank & Merrill Lynch.

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  • Eunsun Nightingale

    CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER & CMO

    Operational head for start-ups and multi-million turnover companies. Marketing lead for major campaigns and product launches for fortune 500 companies. Sustainability and responsible marketing training rolling out ESG strategies for corporate programmes.

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  • Christopher Thompson

    CONSTRUCTION DIRECTOR

    Construction industry professional with broad experience and joinery specialism. Contracts management for multi-million-pound local authority framework agreements. Principle contracts management & delivery of high-end residential development projects.

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  • Mark Wong

    PROJECT ADVISOR

    Project & Program Management (Agile, Waterfall). Internal Audit & Corporate Governance, Arm Limited. Audit & Assurance, KPMG.

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  • Lulie Anderson

    DIRECTOR OF MARKETING

    Diverse customer service background within small independent, medium and large organisations. Brand development and management. Social Media marketing and community engagement.

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Our Industrial Partners

  • APPLY STRUCTURE

    Integrated Design Company

    Providing architectural, structural engineering, product and production process design services, and project management to clients engaged in capital projects.

    As leaders in the design, specification and selection of off-site building systems, Apply Structure focus on high-quality buildings delivered at a predictable cost, in less time, and with less resource.

    Apply will always set out to answer three fundamental questions: What is desirable? What is feasible? What is viable?

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  • PIXEL ARCHITECTURE

    Design and build architecture that facilitates and elevates the lives we lead today and rises to meet the changing demands of the future.

    Pixel is an international collective of people with a shared passion for building. Their goal is to transform the way we live and the urban and natural environments we live within by changing what we build and how we build it.

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  • MARGENT FARM

    Margent Farm innovate and collaborate to help support our precious planet.

    Margent is a hemp farm located in Cambridgeshire, England. The name comes from the margin surrounding our 50 acres of arable fields, which acts as a protection zone and natural habitat for wildlife. We are committed to nurturing the topsoil, air and water by practising organic and regenerative farming methods.

    The Margent farmhouse itself is made primarily of hemp from our first harvest. ‘Flat House’, formerly a cattle yard and shed, remains off-grid and powered by solar, wind, and a bio-mass boiler.

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  • TECBURO

    Specialist Architectural and Off-Site Construction Design Consultancy

    Architectural Technology and Off-site Construction consultancy specialising in architectural design and construction system development, commonly referred to as Modern Methods of Construction (MMC).

    Design services covering the design of buildings using traditional on-site construction methods and designing and applying off-site construction solutions.

    Unique experience spans from the design of one-off bespoke homes to building systems used to deliver elemental or volumetric modular buildings.

    Tecbüro is a CIAT Registered Practice (Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists).

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  • CECENCE

    Industrialised Practical Composites

    Cecence are pioneers of scaled production and practical design for the manufacture of high-strength, lightweight, Fire, Smoke and Toxicity (FST) compliant components for the mass transportation and defence sectors. CeCence will lead the R&D Programmes focused on delivery of Hemp-based cladding systems.

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  • CARBON FREE GROUP

    Low, Zero & Carbon Positive Technologies

    The Carbon Free Group (CFG) is a registered Community Interest Company (CIC) and social enterprise. Through the spirit of collaboration and interdependence, CFG provide a platform for innovation to deliver more sustainable, higher performance, lower cost solutions at a deferred risk.

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