Meet the team

Simon ighofose


Co-founder CEO of PyroGenesys Ltd, Simon Ighofose, is co-inventor of the “Pyrochemy” waste-to-energy containerised technology which simultaneously converts agricultural waste to renewable electricity, process heat and biofuels.


Before retraining as a Chemical Engineer, gaining a Master’s Degree specialising in the catalytic pyrolysis of biomass to produce biofuels, Simon managed Local Government grant programmes funding up to 20 projects, along with grants & contracts worth up to £4.5 million. 


Simon was the first “Voluntary Director” of Leicester City Council, is a consortium builder and the project lead for 5 international consortia funded by Innovate UK.