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Meet the Pilio team

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Michal Alfred-Kamara

COMPANY ADMINISTRATOR

Administrative professional supporting the team on processes and organisation.

Michal holds a BA in Liberal Arts from King's College London. They joined Pilio in 2022, providing the team with support on administrative tasks and supporting as Executive Assistant to the CEO. 

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Dr. Rebecca Benmayor

SENIOR CONSULTANT & BIOLOGY SPECIALIST

Pilio research lead specialising in biological sciences and ecology.

Rebecca holds a BSc in Biological Sciences from UCL and a PhD in Ecology from the University of Liverpool. She has supported Pilio since 2021 with her expertise in biodiversity and field research. 

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Catherine Bottrill holds in-depth knowledge and experience in environmental strategies. She is at the forefront of creating online tools and services to visualise data and create actionable insights for business.

Catherine Bottrill

CEO / CO-FOUNDER

Pilio co-founder with 15 years of energy management experience.

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Phoebe Close

ASSOCIATE CONSULTANT

Phoebe joined Pilio in 2021 after graduating from the University of Birmingham. She holds an Integrated Master's in Biological Sciences, specialising in conservation and biology.

Sustainability professional specialising in biological sciences.

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Megan Colbeck

ASSOCIATE CONSULTANT

Megan joined the Pilio team in 2023 after attaining an MSc in Global Sustainability Solutions from the University of Exeter. She also holds a BSc in Ecology and Conservation from the University of Leeds.

Sustainability professional specialising in nature and carbon. 

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Valerio D'Angelo

SOFTWARE PRODUCT MANAGER

Valerio is a sustainability professional and academic researcher who joined Pilio in 2019. He holds an MSc in Resource Economics & Sustainable Development from the University of Bologna, Italy.

Sustainability professional and academic researcher.

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Ella Frederiksen

ASSOCIATE CONSULTANT & MARKETING

Sustainability professional specialising in client strategy and marketing.

Ella joined Pilio in 2021 after graduating Columbia University with a BA in Sustainable Development. She supports Pilio on sustainable fashion, client strategy, and marketing. 

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Dr. Russell Layberry

CSO / CO-FOUNDER

Pilio co-founder with over 20 years experience in environmental modeling.

Russell holds in-depth expertise in computational environmental monitoring and modelling. He is a Certified Energy Manager and qualified assessor for ISO 50001 and ESOS.

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Edwin joined Pilio in 2022, coming from a background in IT and Admin Support. He provides data support for Pilio Energy and Carbon clients. 

Edwin Shadare

CUSTOMER SUPPORT ASSISTANT

Technology professional providing customer data support.

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May Yoneda

SENIOR CONSULTANT & COMMERCIAL MANAGER

May joined Pilio in 2023 after 3 years of climate change consulting. She holds an MSc in Environmental Engineering and a BSc in Chemistry, equipping her with a strong foundation of the science of climate change issues and technology solutions. 

Sustainability professional guiding clients on their journeys to net zero.

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