Amy Nommeots-Nomm

Amy Nommeots-Nomm

Investor, Octopus Ventures
Deep-Tech-focused Amy joined Octopus Ventures in 2022. She has a PhD in additive manufacturing, a masters in material engineering and is a chartered engineer. In her previous role, she was a research development manager at Imperial College London, where she managed Imperial's relationship with the Henry Royce Institute (the national institute for material research and innovation), supported the development of Imperial's quantum and material research strategies, and managed almost £25m of grants. Her previous roles include working as a project engineer at aircraft engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney Canada, where she scaled technology between technology readiness level 4-6. Prior to that, Amy was a postdoc at the diamond light source, working on in situ x-ray imaging of bone substitutes, and a presidents fellow at Tampere University of Technology in Finland. Over her academic career Amy published over 20 academic papers. Amy is passionate about encouraging young people – particularly under-represented groups – to study engineering, and supports various mentorship programmes, as well as the London Materials Society. Outside of work, Amy enjoys camping, hiking and outdoor swimming, an academic paper or two, and loves a MENSA puzzle.