Dr Eldon Tate

CEO and Founder of Inhibit Coatings

Eldon developed our state-of-the-art technology while completing his PhD research at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

Dr Matilda Hayward

Scientist at Inhibit Coatings

Matilda is a Scientist conducting new R&D at our research facilities in Wellington, New Zealand. Matilda brings her expertise in polymer composite design and material testing to our R&D team. 

Prof. Jim Johnston

Founder and Director at Inhibit Coatings

Jim is a Fellow of both the Royal Society of New Zealand and the New Zealand Institute of Chemistry. He has published over 140 research papers and is the inventor on 15 patents. He provides a mixture of technical and commercialisation skills to the company.

Hayden Nicholson

Shareholder and Director at Inhibit Coatings

Hayden is the managing director of the NZ based Polymer Group Ltd and contributes heavily to the development of the Inhibit technology. Hayden brings over 40 years of industrial coatings experience to the team.

Tijs Robinson

Executive Director and Chair at Inhibit Coatings 

Tijs has over 20 years experience in commercialising technology, managing international manufacturing supply chains, negotiating OEM supply agreements and licensing technology.