Meet the Team!

We have put together a team with strength and depth on both the innovation, engineering, marketing and commercial

Jim Nelms
Founded in November 2016, by Charan ‘Jim’ Nelms who has been working in the damper industry for over 30 years plus and has invented various damping systems from first principles which are now currently deployed by various OEMs and after-market manufacturers worldwide. Jim has wide range of disciplines and whilst developing the Zero Displacement Technologies, came up with the crankless internal combustion engine and is now prototyping a proof of concept with a view to take the project to validation level. Jim main experiences are in innovation, product development, marketing, selling and manufacturing, together with some knowledge of computers both software and hardware. Major interests are: cars and motorbikes, cooking and travelling.
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George Stonier
George became COO of CranklessIce Ltd in November 2016, having previously been a director of several engineering companies. He is a qualified Engineer and was Engineering Manager, Production Manager and Project Manager of EDO MBM Ltd until 1989. Then set up and ran his own successful engineering consultancy AGS Associates advising companies on production methods, sub contractor assessment, tooling and factory layouts, until now. His broad and extensive experience in manufacturing covers component assessment, methods of manufacture, tooling, purchasing and quality compliance and assessment.
Julian Carr
Julian has extensive experience in the commercial and operational field. With 20 years of senior management experience and history in running both large and small teams with the ability to deliver on complex goals and projects with multiple stakeholders. Recent experience includes working for the Foreign Office and with ITV Sport as part of the delivery team for Rugby World Cup England 2015.
Jignesh Patel
"Business and financial management experience, encompassing investment decision making, business relocation, compliance and project management, over 15 years in small, medium and multi-national companies."