Scientific Director:

Heinrich Hora, Professor Emeritus of the University of New South Wales (UNSW), who predicted in the 70’s that the HB11 approach would become viable when laser technology evolved to its current state. (Biography)

Managing Director

Warren McKenzie, Ph.D., Entrepreneur, Materials scientist and Fellow of the Royal Society of New South Wales. He is an experienced entrepreneur with considerable experience establishing large scientific collaborations and companies from them. In addition to his post at HB11, he is Director and CEO of Advanced Alloy Holdings and former CEO of Indee Labs Australia. (Biography)


Financial Director

Jan Kirchhoff joined the HB11 team in 2014 when the first patents were filed. After starting his career in the financial sector, he had several management roles. He has a background in investment banking, with a broad knowledge of financial structuring. During the time at HB11 he built up a deep understanding of the energy sector, with all its different aspects. Jan is responsible for the financial and legal aspects of the company. (Biography)

Scientific advisory board

Dr. E. Michael Campbell

Director, Laboratory of Laser Energetics

University of Rochester



Prof. Thomas A. Mehlhorn

Adjunct Professor at Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences Department,

University of Michigan



Prof. Dieter H. H. Hoffmann

Head, Radiation- and Nuclear Physics Department, Institut für Kernphysik

Technische Universität Darmstadt



Prof. Dr.Dr.h.c. Roland Sauerbrey

Scientific Director, Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf



Prof Shalom Eliezer

SOREQ Research Center



Prof George Miley

Department of Nuclear, Plasma & Radiol. Engineering

University of Illinois.