Meet the team!
Founder - Will Dubin
Will is our founder. He is a passionate innovator and entrepreneur at heart and is an Enterprise Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and the 2021 Mayor's Entrepreneur for tech amongst other accolades for his entrepreneurship. Will has worked on the Tideway Tunnel Super Sewer and the M4 Smart Motorway with Vinci Construction Grands Projets in addition to working on Crossrail and with Etandex, a French specialist sewage contractor. He completed a masters of Civil Engineering at Imperial (with Distinction), where he led the Civil Engineering Society and co-founded the IEA. ManholeMetrics is at the intersection of his interests of civil engineering, entrepreneurialism and innovation.
Will says: "Wastewater can be considered an essential service at the very backbone of society, and being able to contribute in a meaningful way to the daily lives of so many is at the very core of why I chose to study civil engineering and what I hope ManholeMetrics will achieve".
Technical Director - Max Wickham
Max is our Technical Director and has extensive experience in both back-end development as well as hardware engineering with experience working at ARM as well as Goldex. Alongside his part time role at ManholeMetrics, Max is doing a 6-month placement at GraphCore. Max is a 4th Year Electronics and Information Engineering Student at Imperial.
Max says "I take real pride in knowing that the tech we are deploying will make a genuine difference to so many who are affected by flooding. Having full visibility over the hardware and software products is a dream and I can't wait to see the tech in action shortly!"
As Technical Director, Max is responsible for successful delivery of ManholeMetrics products, leading the technical team on all items from hardware, servers, APIs through to analytics and dashboards.
Hardware Engineer - Martin Prusa
Martin is one of our hardware engineers at ManholeMetrics. He has a particular expertise in battery and PCB design from successful projects completed during both his work and studies. Alongside his part time role as Hardware Engineer at ManholeMetrics, Martin is on a 6-month placement at Nordic Semiconductors as an Analog Engineer. He is a 4th Year Electrical and Electronic Engineering Student at Imperial.
Martin says: "It's thrilling to implement game-changing technology from cutting edge theory and success from small scale academic projects to a full blown product performing a vital function on a daily basis "
Martin works on our revolutionary battery technology and our PCB design and manufacture.
Hardware Engineer - Tian Fang
Data Analyst - Max Ruggeri
Max is our data analyst. He has worked as a Graduate Engineer at the Project Centre where he designed and modelled Sustainable Drainage Systems having first gained experience modelling water systems at Imperial when developing the CityWat Model as part of the CAMELLIA Project in conjunction with Thames Water, the UK's largest water utility. In addition to his part-time role at ManholeMetrics, Max works as an analyst at energy and commodities company Vitol. Max holds a Master's Degree from Imperial in Environmental Engineering and additionally holds an Undergraduate Degree in Environmental Science.
Data Engineer - Kenton Kwok