The Team

Stephen Bennington – CEO / Director

ProfBennington founded and ran the hydrogen storage company Cella Energy for six years. He raised of $10 million for the company.

Prior to this Stephen designed and built large scale scientific infrastructure and is a visiting professor of Physics at UCL

Currently he is Interim CEO of BBR Filtration Ltd and set-up and runs a management advisory service firm for technology companies.

Chris Elsworthy – CTO / Chairman

Chris has been MD of CEL-UK for 11 years and has built the company into a successful business that manufactures the highly regarded 3D printers sold under the brand Robox®.

Chris trained as an industrial product design engineer and has a broad spectrum of experience in both large corporations and SMEs.

Phil Rumsby – CBDO

Dr Rumsby is Chief Executive Officer of M-Solv Ltd.  He has worked with lasers and industrial applications of lasers for over 40 years.  Initially he worked with ultra high power lasers for scientific research at the UK Atomic Energy Authority and the Rutherford Appleton Lab.

He founded Exitech Ltd in 1984 which designed and manufactured industrial laser micro-machining tools. After a short period as Business Development Manager for Oerlikon Optics UK, he founded M-Solv in 2007.

Janet Donovan – CFO

Janet began her career with PricewaterhouseCoopers before moving into industry working for Smiths Aerospace, which become GE Aviation Systems. After leaving GE Janet went on to be CFO at an advanced materials and energy company prior to establishing a boutique management and advisory service firm, where she acted as interim CFO for several companies ranging from an AIM list green-tech firm to small technology SMEs.

She is currently the CFO of M-solv.

The companies

An opportunity to invest in a new company, being spun out of two highly experienced UK high-tech engineering firms

Both are providing a highly experienced teams, intellectual property and leadership to Q5D

CEL UK has been designing innovative high-quality 3D printers since 2008.  The company has a strong engineering design capability and a proven track record of design through to manufacture.  The Company launched the Robox® 3D printer on Kickstarter in 2013; and has established a strong position in educational and domestic printers underwritten by excellent customer service.

M-Solv has successfully established itself as an innovative leader in developing new and advanced laser processes in microelectronic, photovoltaic and flat panel display manufacture for both commercial and scientific applications.

They are world leaders in the design and manufacture of machine tools for printed electronics and laser micromachining and the manufacture of high-end printed electronics components.