Our team

Mat Rowe
  • Mat RoweChief Executive Officer

    Mat is formally trained in Chemical and Materials Engineering and Biotechnology, has helped lead a number of New Zealand’s most innovative technology companies.

    Prior to Dotterel, Mat was a member of the founding team at international biofuels leader, LanzaTech. As the Global R&D Operations Director, he led LanzaTech’s establishment in the United States and multidisciplinary teams of scientists and engineers to deliver on aggressive milestones in locations around the world. Mat is also former R&D Operations Manager of BioConsortia New Zealand.

  • Shaun EdlinChief Operating Officer

    Shaun has spent most of his professional life working on the commercialisation of technology, notably as part of the commercial team at renowned biofuels company, LanzaTech, and through helping innovative young companies raise capital through online investment platform, Snowball Effect.

    Shaun is passionate about emerging technology and seeing New Zealanders take their innovation to the world.

Shaun Pentecost
  • Shaun PentecostProject and Electrical Lead

    Shaun leads project management, electronics and electrical development within Dotterel.

    A working background of industrial electronics servicing and problem solving lead to the opportunity to work at LanzaTech, where he gained diverse experience and project mangement skills. These skills are now applied at Dotterel heading our project, electrical and code base development of proprietary active noise filtering solutions.

    He is  passionate about the drone industry and the growing number of commercial applications for drones.

Seamus Rowe
  • Seamus RoweMechatronics Lead

    Seamus is an Mechatronics engineer who brings skills ranging from automation, programming, CAD design through to UAV piloting.

    In 2014 Seamus was runner up of the GT Murray award for his presentation on Engineering Research and Design for robotics. The year after he would go on to coach the Manukau Institute of Technology robotics team for the National Instruments Autonomous Robotics Competition. Working at LanzaTech gained him exposure to wide ranging projects from programming to instrumentation installations and laboratory automation.