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HydrOxSys Limited

We make durable membranes that extract water from polluted sources & commodities, operating in remote, unsupervised and harsh environments

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Auckland, New Zealand
  • Currency NZD
  • Founded June 2011
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

We develop and produce a durable osmotic membrane that extracts water from polluted sources and high value commodities. Our membrane excels in difficult applications and harsh environments where other systems consistently fail. Our initial beachhead market is the NZ Dairy Sector as we can dramatically improve the capital efficiency of local milk collection operations, nearly halving the direct costs of collection, worth $200 million p.a. locally


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    Craig Reilly

    Craig has extensive domestic and international experience in general management, corporate finance advisory and strategic consulting across a breadth of industries and both private and public sectors. He has a proven track record in company strategy, objectives and planning, business development, strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions, capital raising and asset sales.

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    Tony Price
    Non-Executive Director

    Tony has a broad range of experience in senior management and board positions in organisations such as Navman, Fletcher Challenge Forests, Industrial Research Ltd, Minder Systems and Oscmar International. Previous roles include board member of the MacDiarmid Institute, a director of IRL BioPharm, interim CEO of Industrial Research Ltd. He also chairs the strategic advisory board for the ECE Engineering department of the University of Auckland.

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    Mark Hartstone

    Mark has 35 years international business experience in sales, marketing, sourcing, manufacturing and R&D. He has been involved in a number of successful start-up companies from the agricultural sector through to mass-market storage products selling internationally.

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    Daryl Briggs
    CTO (Founder)

    Daryl has a strong Science and Engineering background, having worked for Fonterra and the wider Diary Industry, developing and delivering projects for large multinational corporates. Specific qualities that will drive this company forward include: razor sharp focus on customer needs & commercial deployment; quick identification of critical learning's; keeping the team focused on commercial outcomes and milestones; Expertise in Lean Engineering.

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    Brett Pascoe
    GM, Operations

    Brett is an Engineer with 23 years of experience in the Pulp and Paper Industry, spending 18 of those years in management positions. Brett managed the North American Branch of Honeywell Internationals Pulp, Paper, Rubber, Plastics and Metals Service Division. This was the last line of support in the organization, operating 24/7 globally. Brett has expertise in Lean Manufacturing and operating Lean Service operations globally.


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    Hesketh Henry
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Previous Investors

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    Judy & Murray Lopes
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    Samrith Kim
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    Jessica Lam