Rodrigo García González
Co-founder & Co-CEO
Rodrigo is an inventor, designer, architect and Engineer (MSc & MArch). He lectures in Product Design at Kingston University and has developed a number of patents on structural and deployable systems, following suitcases, and other products. He won a gold medal in the Improvisation World Championship II, received the National Dyson Design Award, the British-Spanish Society-Telefonica Award, and won the GAUDI European Competition on Sustainable Architecture 3 times. Rodrigo & Pierre met on the Innovation Design Engineering Masters and have worked together on Skipping Rocks Lab ever since.
Co-founder & Co-CEO
Pierre is an Innovation Design Engineer (MSc & MEng). Following an early career in packaging engineering at L’Oreal, he retrained in design with a joint Masters from the RCA and Imperial College London. During his time there he co-designed one of the first consumer Delta 3D-printers in Taiwan, and cofounded Gravity Sketch: a 3D design platform. After graduating, Pierre & Rodrgio founded Skipping Rocks Lab and the rest is history. He has spoken at several conferences, including 2 TEDx talks, and his work has been exhibited in the Tate Modern.
Lise is an energy finance professional with experience in banking and industry, and with a passion for the environment (MA Biology, Oxford & MSc Environmental Tech, Imperial). As Director at boutique private equity firm ThomasLloyd, she invested in large scale solar and biomass power plants in Asia, including constructing the first grid-connected solar power station in the Philippines. Prior to this she worked for BP and investment bank Numis Securities. Realising she wanted to build a company rather than invest in them, she worked with Climate-KIC incubator through which she met Skipping Rocks Lab.
Manuel López Romero
Head of Production
Manuel is a Chemical Engineer specialising in food and beverage engineering. He has previous experience as a project manager in Comparte social water business. He is on the Erasmus programme for Young Entrepreneurs and has a scholarship from the European Commission.
Imperial College Research Support
Dr. Joao Burgal
Dr. Maria Solomon Jimenez
Dr. Muna Nur Mazian
Dr. Keeran Ward