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.