Velocys plc says that Andrew Jamieson, a Non-executive Director of the Company, has stepped down from the Board with effect from 21 November 2015 in order to devote more time to his other interests. He is currently the President of the Institution of Chemical Engineers and has recently been appointed to the Board of Gaztransport & Technigaz. He also holds Board positions at a number of other companies including Woodside Energy Ltd.
Pierre Jungels, Chairman of Velocys said,'The Board is grateful to Andrew for his advice and support as a Non-executive Director since his appointment in early 2010. During this period of five and a half years, Velocys has developed into a substantial company with proven technology on the verge of commercialisation. Our first plant in Oklahoma City, USA, is now under construction, we have a healthy pipeline of future projects and our pilot plant has fully validated our technology.