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CEO, High Temperature Material Systems
United Kingdom


As the CEO at High Temperature Material Systems (HTMS), I lead an amazing team dedicated to the advancement of high-temperature composites. Our mission is to revolutionise industries through the application of cutting-edge ceramic composite systems. My entrepreneurial endeavors extend to co-founding ConsultingSim, where we developed a state-of-the-art immersive consulting project simulator designed to cultivate interpersonal and consulting skills. In the capacity of Co-Founder at gvino UK, I played a pivotal role in importing and distributing the finest Georgian wines in the UK, earning distinction as the 'Georgian Wine Importer of the Year.' My academic background includes reading for an MBA from Warwick Business School, where I focused on disruptive innovation and strategic partnerships within the aviation industry. Complementing this, I hold an Engineering Doctorate in Aerospace Materials from Swansea University, with a primary emphasis on Ceramic Matrix Composites (CMC). My interest in ceramic composites led me to my role as a Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham, where I oversaw a substantial $1M CMC development programme.

About Hight Temperature Material Systems (HTMS):

High-Temperature Material Systems Limited (HTMS) was founded in 2021 by Dr. Danilo Di Salvo and Dr. Richard Grainger to help deliver emerging materials technologies for the high-value manufacturing sector in the UK. HTMS is emerging as a niche player in this domain, leveraging our expertise in developing new chemistries to deliver innovative Ceramic Matrix Composites (CMCs). At HTMS, our core mission is to develop bespoke CMC materials and to push the boundaries of innovation. Through our cutting-edge research and development capabilities, we strive to pioneer novel matrix chemistries that yield improved performance, durability, and functionality.