Tadeu brings 40 years of metal industry leadership and technology experience to Boston Metal. As CEO of CBMM (80% market share for niobium) he grew revenue from $100M to over $2B. In his 30 years with CBMM, Tadeu led a global strategy that grew the niobium market by over 8x through a rigorous program of customer-focused application and technology development.
Tadeu is the Lead Independent Director at Ivanhoe Mines, a board member at SBSHSL Hospital in Brazil, and an invited lecturer at the Department of Material Science and Engineering at the MIT.
Natalie has spent over 20 years leading finance and administration for a wide variety of mid-size companies. She was most recently a Controller at Triton Resources, an outsourced finance and accounting group, providing financial leadership to multiple high technology start-ups. Prior to Triton, Natalie spent a decade as VP of Finance for companies in the Greater Boston area.
Rich Bradshaw, PhD
Rich leads the growing engineering and technical teams at Boston Metal. Over the past 4 years, Rich has led the semi-industrial cell development program that has poured over 2,000 kg of metal.
In the prior decade, he served in progressively senior engineering roles at a variety of high tech companies: Director of Fluid Power Systems (SustainX), Senior R&D Engineer (GMZ Energy), Lead R&D Engineer (Fluid Power Products), and Space Systems Engineer (Draper Labs).
Guillaume Lambotte, PhD
Guillaume leads the R&D and steel program teams at Boston Metal. As one of the earliest employees, Guillaume has been instrumental in growing the molten oxide electrolysis technology from the lab-scale to the industrial-scale.
Guillaume brings a decade of high temperature metallurgy experience with a focus on computational thermodynamics. He was previously a production manager in the aluminum industry with Alcan. Guillaume received his PhD in Metallurgical Engineering from Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal and completed an MIT postdoc related to MOE.
Adam Rauwerdink, PhD
Adam spent the last decade leading global business development for new technologies in the energy industry.
At Vionx Energy, a vanadium flow battery company, Adam led sales and developed multi-MW projects in partnership with Siemens and Starwood Energy.
Prior to Vionx, Adam was VP of Business Development at SustainX where he led first market partnerships in Korea and Japan and raised over $20M in equity from GE, Rockport, Polaris, and others.
Board of Directors
Chairman and CEO, Boston Metal
Partner, Prelude Ventures
Member, Breakthrough Energy Ventures
CEO & Managing Partner, The Engine
John F. Elliott Professor of Materials Chemistry, MIT
President, Terrativa Minerais