Meet the team

Tony Dye

 Chief Executive Officer 

Serial inventor of patented engine technologies, Founded Rotary Power Couple Engines Ltd. in 1987, winner of the Shell Springboard award for exhaust heat recovery in 2007. New prize of Shell Springboard award in 2016 with the Cryogenic air cycle engine.  Published many articles in Automotive Engineer. Owner of the Patents currently pending, including Liquid Air Engine filed 2018.

Stefan Schauss


Former CEO of Energy Storage company. 25+ years experience in Sales and Marketing high tech startups (EU and SV). 13 years in energy storage industry. Delivered over 65 ESS projects globally. Commercialized 16 product lines in high tech marketing for global market expansion. MSc. In Physics, University of Mainz, Germany

Marcus Ardron

R&D Engineering Consultant  

Graduated from Queen Mary University, London where he developed control, fuelling, mechanical and ignition systems for a stepped-piston 2-stroke engine. Designed various applications to improve performance of High Precision optical encoders at Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh for Renishaw Plc. Marcus has been involved with Epicam since its inception, producing complete systems engineering for the novel rotary technology and he holds several patents of his own.

Oleg Schkoda


Seasoned entrepreneur. 25 years career in Oil and Gas with Schlumberger, GE, Baker Hughes and Shell. Director of AIM listed companies and founder of an E&P company with assets in West Africa. Expert Associate Partner with McKinsey & Company (London) with wide consulting expertise in Energy and renewables.

Gunnar Moeller

Physics and Engineering Consultant, Cambridge University

A renowned expert modelling the physics of advanced materials – graduated at Ecole Normale, Paris and took his PhD at the University of Paris.  He built his career as a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Cambridge.  He has authored 30+ publications and now leads a research group at the University of Kent.   Gunnar has made several significant contributions to EPICAM’s technologies, prominently including the development of new rotor geometries and contributions to the original concept for the EpiQAir cryogenic air engine and energy storage cycle and the modelling and optimisation of cycle parameters.

Colin Oxenham

Precision Engineering Consultant 

Harry Briggs

Business Development and Communications Advisor



Alan Poole

Energy Sector Consultant, World Bank