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Making Net-Zero Construction a Reality

Our vision is to be a world leader in low-carbon and environmentally friendly materials

Our vision is to be a world leader in low-carbon and environmentally friendly materials

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About Us

Low Carbon Materials (LCM) is a climate tech company focusing on developing low-carbon, next-generation construction material alternatives in the race to Net-Zero. 

LCM is a multi-award-winning and purpose-led company, focused on the creation of new-age building materials to provide solutions to the built environment’s biggest challenges, all developed with the planet in mind.

OSTO, LCM’s flagship product, has been recognised by the prestigious Earthshot Prize, a global award that celebrates the most innovative solutions to protect and restore our planet. Our vision is to be a world leader in low-carbon and environmentally friendly construction materials - OSTO is just the start. 

AWARDS AND SUPPORT

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Our Story

Low Carbon Materials was born out of a desire co-founders Dr. Natasha Boulding, Dr. Phil Buckley, and Scott Bush shared to develop materials that could be used widely and would positively impact the environment by reducing carbon emissions and finding a use for waste materials.

Recognising the role and dependency on concrete in the built environment, which accounts for 8% of global carbon emissions led to the development of  our flagship product, OSTO®. We identified an opportunity to create an aggregate that could be used in the production of concrete, as a substitute for other lightweight aggregates - with the potential to drastically reduce carbon emissions.

In 2022, we were nominated as a finalist in Prince William's prestigious Earthshot Prize to 'Fix our Climate'. The award acknowledged LCM's innovative work to tackle climate change and lower carbon emissions. Over the past few years, we have experienced significant growth, expanding our production capacity and diversifying our product range. This has led to achieving a series of award wins, investment, and business acceleration support, followed by ever-growing interest and demand from the construction sector and groups concerned with lowering carbon emissions.

Our team

Dr. Natasha Boulding

Dr. Natasha Boulding

Chief Executive Officer

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Dr. Phil Buckley

Dr. Phil Buckley

Chief Product Officer

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Scott Bush

Scott Bush

Chief Innovation Officer

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Jonathan Duckmanton

Jonathan Duckmanton

Head of Operations

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Megan Croft

Megan Croft

Marketing & Executive Assistant

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Dr. Lian Hutchings

Dr. Lian Hutchings

Head of Growth

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Richard Corner

Richard Corner

Production Manager

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Marc Kelly

Marc Kelly

Production Operative

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Matthew Anderson

Matthew Anderson

Production Operative

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Dr. Steve Ward

Dr. Steve Ward

Technical Manager

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Andrew Strongman

Andrew Strongman

New Product Development Manager

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Joshua Allison

Joshua Allison

R&D Technician

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Alex Cropley

Alex Cropley

Head of Business Development & Partnerships

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Join our team!

We’re looking for the next generation of innovators to help us revolutionise the construction sector.

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