Who we are
Together Everyone Achieves More.
Michael is a Cambridge engineering graduate who, after a short time in the nuclear industry, set up his first AD business Farmgas at the age of 22. Since then he has established himself as one of the UK’s leading experts in AD, including pioneering the AD of food waste in the Defra demonstration plant at Ludlow during his ownership of Greenfinch. He continues to run his own AD plant ‘BMAD’ from home on locally collected food waste.
Michael has been a board member of the REA since 2009, and has been the chairman of the REA Policy Board since 2015. In 2017 Michael was elected to the Board of the European Biogas Association. A visiting professor at the University of Southampton, Michael remains influential within the industry at an education level, an advisory level and on the ground with the on-going development of his small scale plug flow system.
Phil has been in AD since 2008 and has an in-depth knowledge of anaerobic digestion process, but with the ability to translate this information to the client in user friendly terms.
Martin is our CAD draughtsman, preparing 3D models and layouts for customer approval, and also detailed drawings for costings and for production.
He has many years experience in both production and development engineering, working in various types of industry.
Lutra provides process design for AD plants – process calculations, process flow diagrams, P&IDs and process control.
Lutra provides process support for clients who have any type of AD technology, but with an emphasis on food waste. This support enables clients to optimise their process and maximise their profitability.