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Our Vision

We imagine a world that uses its finite resources sustainably, responsibly and efficiently. We exist to make this a global reality.

Our Mission

To accelerate sustainable mobility with our unique metal extraction process.
Fuelling electric vehicles. Caring for our planet.

“I’ve always wanted to make a difference. I know absolutely viscerally that this technology has real value and can fundamentally transform sustainable mobility.”

Christopher Gower, CEO Altilium

The DNi ProcessTM

Our revolutionary and patented technology extracts valuable metals and co-products without leaving a harmful legacy. We’re using this to help realise the sustainable, responsible and efficient use of our world’s resources.

We exist to fulfil our promises to:

Fuel the transition to greener motoring

Empower industry

Enrich countries and replenish their natural environments

Energise positive and lasting change

Care for our planet

Together we are fuelling the future of mobility with a safer, greener, more profitable alternative.

The DNi Process. A Source of Power. A Force for Change. The Time is Now.

Our leadership team

Andrew Vickerman


Andrew has held a board position with Trafigura since October 2010. He spent almost 20 years with Rio

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Christopher Gower

Chief Executive Officer

Christopher first joined the board of Direct Nickel Ltd as a non-executive director in 2011 and was

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Orestes Trifilio

Chief Operating Officer

Orestes is a chemical engineer with over 40 years’ experience in the mining and metallurgical industries specifically

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Gerry O’Donohoe

Chief Financial Officer

Gerry is based in London and has over 30 years experience working in the Finance, Investment Banking and Leasi

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Vincent Sweeney

Non-Executive Director

Vincent is the founding partner at Sydney Capital Partners, an investment banking advisory firm. Vincent spen

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Jurgen Gnoinski

Process Manager

Jurgen has over 20 years’ experience in the mining industry, having held several senior positions in technical, innova

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