Dr Sean Simpson
Dr Sean Simpson
New Zealand flag
Chief Scientific Officer - LanzaTech

Dr Simpson will be joining us virtually for the conference

Dr Sean Simpson founded LanzaTech in 2005 in New Zealand and now serves as the company’s Chief Scientific Officer.

LanzaTech has successfully developed, scaled, and commercialized a novel industrial platform for the manufacture of sustainable fuels, chemicals and materials. The company has raised over US$500 million in investment, and recently spun out a new company (LanzaJet) that will produce sustainable aviation fuel and diesel.

Dr Simpson has published over 20 journal articles and holds over 200 patents. His awards include the 2015 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Presidential Green Chemistry Award, 2014 New Zealand Innovator of the Year Award, and the 2013 Kea NZ World Class New Zealander in Science.