About Us

Warwick Audio Technologies, Ltd is a UK-based technology company specialising in the development of High Precision Electrostatic Laminate audio transducers (HPELs) for Original Equipment Manufacturers. Our patented technology enables brand customers to create outstanding products, offering true Hi Resolution Audio reproduction whilst facilitating innovative design.

The HPEL concept was initially developed by Dr. Duncan Billson and Prof. David Hutchins at the University of Warwick, School of Engineering. Warwick Audio Technologies Ltd. was subsequently spun-out from the University, funded by a range of Venture Capital firms including Mercia Technologies Ltd. and Finance Wales.

Warwick Audio Technologies, Ltd. is headquartered in Henley-in-Arden, with a technical Engineering and development operation located in Ebbw Vale, South Wales.

The Team

Mike Grant

Dr Mike Grant

Chairman and CEO

Mike is a highly experienced business leader who has developed a number of successful global technology propositions. These include introducing 3D graphics into the mobile phone industry, the creation of a 200m user chat community, and the development of major mobile games publisher. Over the last 5 years, he has generated over $600m in incremental value for shareholders.

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Martin Roberts

Martin Roberts

CEO, Sonoma Acoustics

Martin is an experienced sales and product development executive in audio technology. He has over 20-years’ experience in senior roles with leading audio products companies, including 12-years at the IP-rich transducer specialist, NXT, where he successfully introduced innovative speaker drivers into the Consumer and Commercial Audio sectors.

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Dan Anagnos

Dan Anagnos

CTO

Dan has over 30 years’ experience leading the research and development of advanced audio technologies and bringing premium consumer electronics and professional audio products to market. He has held executive level R&D roles in a number of major brands, including Sony Electronics, D&M Holdings and Turtle Beach, and has 14 US and international patents granted in audio-related technologies.

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Gary Waters

Gary Waters

Non Executive Director

Former Vice President and General Manager of BOSE Corporation, Gary brings with him valuable experience in the development and marketing of consumer headphone products, and an in-depth understanding of how to sell new audio technology into major consumer electronics OEMs and automotive suppliers.

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Duncan Billson

Duncan Billson

Non Executive Director

Duncan is an innovative entrepreneur who has both technical expertise in the field of acoustics and experience in managing a hi-tech University spin-out company. He is an associate professor in the School of Engineering at the University of Warwick and is the co-inventor of the technology alongside Professor David Hutchins.

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Dr Mark Volanthen

Dr Mark Volanthen

Non Executive Director

Mark is head of electronics, materials and manufacturing investments at Mercia Technologies PLC. Having run multiple high-growth electronics businesses, Mark brings a blend of commercial, operational and technical experience to the team.

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