Dr. Finbow has been involved in several start-up companies as an investor, director, and consultant both in the USA and the UK. Dr. Finbow was the former Chairman of BW Technologies Ltd. until the sale of the company to First Technology in 2004. Prior thereto, Dr. Finbow was a founding member of City Technology Ltd., a company designed to manufacture a range of electrochemical gas sensors. He assumed the role of CEO in 1989 and oversaw the management buyout of the company in 1993 for $50 million followed by its successful IPO on the London Stock Exchange in 1996 with a valuation of approximately $170 million. Dr. Finbow retired from City Technology Ltd. in 1999. He is a graduate from the University of London with a degree in Chemistry.