Dr. Athan Fox
Dr Athan Fox is an accomplished scientist and entrepreneur based in Cambridge, UK, with a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Cambridge. He is dedicated to developing, scaling up and commercialising circular economy innovations which transcend scientific boundaries. Dr Fox and his team have successfully developed cutting-edge processes which convert battery waste into advanced materials for lead and lithium batteries. In recognition of their groundbreaking work, Dr Fox's team was awarded the prestigious Cambridge Independent “Cleantech Company of the Year” award in 2022. Prior to his work with circular economy solutions, Dr Fox worked in Technology Transfer and has enabled publicly listed companies to bring environmentally sustainable solutions to the UK and the global stage. Dr Fox is also an active member of the Board of ALGOLiON, a high-tech Israeli company focused on innovative solutions for lithium-ion battery safety. His passion for sustainability and technology has made him a sought-after expert in the field, and he continues to push the boundaries of what is possible in the field of circular economy – with ongoing projects in synthetic biology, batteries, products-from-waste, and more.