Dr Dermot Hughes

Dr Dermot Hughes

Engineering Lead

Dermot is the Engineering Lead for GlasPort Bio, and through his 10 years’ experience in academic and industrial research, he brings a proven track record in the scale-up and commercialisation of environmental technologies.

Dermot’s most recent previous role was as Technical Manager with NVP Energy, a low-temperature anaerobic digestion technology provider. He brings this experience to GlasPort Bio where he will be responsible for the scaled-up design and application of GlasPort Bio’s technology.

Dermot received a 1st class honours degree in Environmental Science, and PhD from the University of Galway.


The greatest problem solvers

We are, after all, the greatest problem solvers to have ever existed on Earth. If working apart, we are a force powerful enough to destabilize our planet. Surely working together, we are powerful enough to save it.

Veteran British broadcaster and documentary maker David Attenborough.

The GasAbate innovation is disruptive

The [GasAbate] innovation is disruptive and would be a game-changing technology. The impact for the environment is significant and it would put Europe worldwide on the leading edge

European Commission, EIC Review panel

2019 Climate Action Summit

The climate emergency is a race we are losing, but it is a race we can win.

António Guterres - Remarks at 2019 Climate Action Summit

The strongest lever

Cutting methane is the strongest lever we have to slow climate change over the next 25 years

Inger Andersen, Executive Director of the United Nations Environmental Programme