Technology Minerals has announced the appointment of Tony Walmsley as operations director. Tony has more than 30 years' experience in recycling, chemicals and engineering contracting sectors; designing, building, and operating diverse processes and manufacturing facilities.  He has held senior positions in global corporations as well as leadership roles in business start-ups. Most recently, Tony spent two years working for Ascend Elements Inc. developing its lithium-ion battery recycling operations in USA and Europe.  Prior to this, Tony served as General Manager at Whelan Refining Ltd, where they managed the recycling of waste oil to produce base oil.

Tony also worked as a Project and Plant Manager at Yelo Enterprises Ltd, overseeing the construction and operation of a rapeseed processing facility and biomass power plant. Tony is a Chartered Chemical Engineer and possess a Fellowship in Manufacturing Management from Cranfield University.