about us

we have decades of cumulative technical experience in chemical engineering, water treatment, desalination, metal processing and metal recovery

we have experience in the formation of start-up companies and running businesses in the water treatment sector. Together, the Seloxium team has also developed a large network of potential customers for our technology

OUR team


Chrıstıan peters

Chrıs is our Ceo

chris is working with the SELECTAL technology and is involved in finding new selectal applications and in developing processes that fit our customer's needs. concurrently, he is a final year phd student at the university of oxford. his phd research focuses on high recovery desalination and brine valorization. 

STEVEn van zutphen

Steven is our CMO

Steven is a chemist by training and previously built and  sold a start-up (Magpie polymers) which made resins for selective metal recovery from wastewater. He then spent two years on the business development of mining chemicals with customers and is now putting his experience and networks to use at his consulting company (isatis partners) for SELOXIUM and several other projects.

Steve colley

Steve Colley.jfif

Steve is our CTO and a co-inventor of selectal

Steve is a consultant in Ion Exchange Technology and Processes and an independent manufacturer of highly selective Ion Exchange materials. After holding several senior positions in DPT, and after DPT was acquired by Johnson Matthey, Steve became Technology Director in the JM Water Technologies business. Steve left JM to set up an independent Ion Exchange consultancy and manufacturing facility. Steve has a PhD in chemistry from the University of Durham and holds an MBA in Technology Management.



Nick is our CSO and a co-inventor of Selectal

Nick is an experienced chemical engineer, and Professor of Sustainable Water Technology at the University of Oxford. His research interests focus on methods to improve the sustainability of desalination and water treatment, including resource recovery. In his research on industrial water treatment, he developed the original SELectal technology that is now patented and used at Seloxium.