• Stephen Crosher


    Stephen Crosher is CEO and a founder member of Moortec Semiconductor. An experienced and successful Senior Manager, Business Development, Sales and Operational Executive, Stephen has identified accounts and delivered complex, technical projects to both tier-1 technology companies and successful start-ups.

  • Oliver King


    Oliver King is the Chief Technology Officer of Moortec Semiconductor. An analogue and mixed signal design engineer with over a decade of experience in low power design, Oliver is now leading the expansion of Moortec's IP portfolio into new products as well as advanced nodes.

  • Claire King

    Finance Director

    Claire King is the Finance Director of Moortec Semiconductor. A highly skilled accountant and a graduate in Mathematics, Claire has over 20 years industrial experience within a number of organization’s ranging from SME’s to International Blue Chip companies. Claire has experience of establishing and growing start up businesses and her strengths include commercial and financial process development. Previously Claire was a co-founder of Hyperdrive Innovation Ltd, a market-leading lithium-ion battery technology company, where she was a member of the board of directors leading the Finance function.

  • Damian Smith

    Operations Director

    Damian is the Operations Director and a founder member of Moortec Semiconductor. His responsibilities include planning and resourcing of individual engineering programs as well as ensuring these programs are delivered to the highest engineering standards.

  • Jonathan Simm

    Investor Director

    Jonathan Simm has over 20 years’ experience in private equity investment. He is a former senior director of Lloyds TSB Development Capital (“LDC”), was responsible for LDC’s Southern Region, and was a member of its national Investment Committee. Jonathan is a qualified as a chartered accountant and spent four years as Financial Director of a rapidly growing private equity backed manufacturing business. He is a founder of Altitude Partners a regional Investment equity fund.

  • Simon White

    Investor Director

    Simon has built and run aa number of businesses and is the former founder and partner in charge of BDO Stoy Hayward’s South Coast Corporate Finance business. He has invested across a broad range of industries. He was managing director of his own trading business which he started and subsequently sold to a large private group. He has raised and invested more than £900 million into trading businesses and has over thirty years of experience of investing and working at director level in trading companies. He is the co-founder of Altitude Partners a regional Investment equity fund.

  • Nigel Toon

    Advisor to the Board

    Nigel has a background in electronics and technology marketing and is a senior technology executive with experience of establishing, building and leading global, technology businesses. As well as supporting Moortec, Nigel is currently the CEO at Graphcore.ai and chairman at XMOS. Nigel has also been President and CEO at Picochip Inc. a fabless semiconductor business. Previously he was a co-founder of Icera Inc., a leading 3G cellular baseband semiconductor company where he was a member of the Board of Director and led Sales and Marketing. Prior to Icera, he was Vice President and General Manger at Altera Corporation (NASDAQ: ALTR) where he spent 13 years and was responsible for establishing and building the European business unit that grew to $400m annual revenues.

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