Corporate News

Appointment of Non-Executive Director

10 June 2020

Haydale (AIM: HAYD), the global advanced materials group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Theresa Wallis as an independent Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee with effect from 10th June 2020.

Theresa has broad business experience, having worked most of her executive career in financial services, moving into technology commercialisation in 2001.  Theresa’s previous roles include 13 years with the London Stock Exchange, where from 1995 to 2001 she was Chief Operating Officer of AIM, the market for smaller growing companies, having managed the market’s development and launch. From 2001 to end 2006, Theresa was a Principal Executive of ANGLE plc, a venture management and consulting business focusing on the commercialisation of technology.

Since 2001, Theresa has held a number of non-executive directorships, including LiDCO Group plc where she was Non-Executive Chairman, Veriton Pharma Ltd and the Quoted Companies Alliance.

The Company also announces that Roger Humm, the senior independent Non-Executive Director and the Company's Audit Committee chair, will step down from the Board from the 10th June 2020.

David Banks, Chairman of Haydale, commented: “On behalf of the Board, I am delighted to welcome Theresa Wallis to Haydale as a Non-Executive Director. Theresa brings a wealth of corporate governance and commercial experience to the Company and will provide invaluable assistance as we seek to exploit the commercial potential of our stable of world leading technologies”.

“Theresa's background in business development and technology commercialisation and as well as her experience of working with AIM and other companies at a similar stage of development will be of significant value to the Company”.

“I would also like to express the Board's gratitude to Roger Humm, who has served as a Non-Executive Director since 2013. We thank him for his significant contribution to the Company and wish him well for the future.”

AIM Rule Disclosures

The following information is disclosed pursuant to Schedule Two paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies. Theresa Anne Wallis (previously Theresa Anne Hunter), age 63, has been a director or partner of the following companies during the five years preceding the date of this announcement:

Current directorships:   

  • STRIBA Ltd
  • RWL Management Company Ltd

Past directorships held within the last five years:

  • Veriton Pharma Ltd
  • LiDCO Group plc
  • Quoted Companies Alliance  

There is no further information to be disclosed pursuant to Rule 17 or Schedule Two paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies.

For further information:

Haydale Graphene Industries plc


Keith Broadbent, Chief Executive Officer

Tel: +44 (0) 1269 842 946

Gemma Smith, Global Head of Marketing



Arden Partners plc (Nominated Adviser & Broker)


Ruari McGirr / Paul Shackleton / Ben Cryer

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7614 5900


Notes to Editors

Haydale is a global technologies and materials group that facilitates the integration of graphene and other nanomaterials into the next generation of commercial technologies and industrial materials.  With expertise in graphene, silicon carbide and other nanomaterials, Haydale is able to deliver improvements in electrical, thermal and mechanical properties, as well as toughness.  Haydale has granted patents for its technologies in Europe, USA, Australia, Japan and China and operates from six sites in the UK, USA and the Far East.

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