Meet the team

Alysia is Co-CEO and Founder of Materiom. Alysia is an Associate Professor of the circular economy at the Facultad de Administración y Economía, Universidad de Santiago de Chile. She is also an Associate Fellow at the CABDyN Complexity Centre, Saïd Business School, at the University of Oxford. Her research takes place at the intersection of circular economy, open source biomaterials, and digital fabrication. She regularly collaborates with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, is a member of the International Society for the Circular Economy, and a regional co-chair of the Research Data Alliance. Alysia is a Rhodes Scholar and has a Doctorate from the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

Santiago, Chile

Dr. Alysia Garmulewicz

Founder & Co-CEO

Liz Corbin is Co-CEO and Founder of Materiom. Liz is a systems thinking and circular design expert with an MA from University College London (UK). Her professional background encompasses commercial practice, academic research, teaching, and strategic advisory. Prior to Materiom, Liz was the Managing Director of Metabolic Institute (NL), and taught at the Royal College of Art (UK) and the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (ESP).

London, UK

Liz Corbin

Founder & Co-CEO

Filippos Tourlomousis studied mechanical engineering at University of Patras (GR). He completed his MA in experimental fluid dynamics at von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics (BE) and his PhD at Stevens Institute of Technology (USA), where he developed a machine learning-based metrology platform. Currently, he is working as a Post-Doctoral Associate at the MIT Center for Bits and Atoms (USA) to develop a rapid metrology platform for complex fluids.

Cambridge, MA

Dr. Filippos Tourlomousis

AI & ML Lead

Charlene Smith leads Life-Friendly Chemistry Research and Application at Materiom. She received her doctorate in Chemistry from The University of Manchester, specialising in the formulation and analysis of single-molecule magnets, through to the applications of nanotechnology. An integral part of her work is to advocate STEAM agendas and Circular Economies through regenerative design-led initiatives. Charlene is a visiting researcher at the Royal College of Art, working on cross disciplinary projects in collaboration with the School of Design, CERN and the Burberry Material Futures Research Group, funded by Burberry Foundation.

London, UK

Dr. Charlene Smith

Life-friendly Chemistry lead

Pilar is a Materials Researcher at Materiom and leads our engagement with digital fabrications labs. She is an interdisciplinary designer from the Universidad Catolica de Chile, and former Director of Technology Learning at Fab Lab Santiago. Pilar's work is at the interaction of design, education and new technologies. She is currently pursuing a Masters in Education and Technology at University College London.

London, UK

Pilar Bolumburu

Materials Designer & Researcher

Tim is a web designer and developer with over ten years' experience at top agency level. Working mainly in the front end, Tim's focus is on high performance and optimised user experiences.

London, UK

Tim Waring

Full Stack Developer

Clare is leading the development of new partnerships at Materiom. She has worked as a fundraising and philanthropy professional advising nonprofits, high net worth individuals, and corporate clients. Most recently, she worked for over 7 years at Credit Suisse in their Corporate Citizenship team supporting their grant making and partnership processes - helping the organization develop long lasting mutually effective charitable partnerships which had significant transformational impacts. In a personal capacity, Clare has served as a trustee for a number of non profit organizations in both the UK and New Zealand.

New Zealnd

Clare Irons

Fundraising & Partnerships Lead

Zoë’s worked as a Program Manager for over 2 years, managing multiple projects relating to climate change, sustainability, and regenerative agriculture. She’s passionate about these topics having also spent time volunteering and working for environmental conservation projects across Indonesia and southern Africa. She recently received her PRINCE 2 Project Management Foundation and Practitioner Qualification.

London, UK

Zoë Kremer


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