Karen and Charlie formed Oceanium in June 2018 to fulfill their mutual objective of developing a social impact business capitalizing on the numerous economic, environmental and health benefits of seaweed. Karens's background is in brand building, business & partnership development.  Charlie is a biochemist with 20+ years of developing and commercialising marine-based products.   John brings over 20 years of finance experience, fundraising, and angel investor experience.  Andy joined the team in 2020 bringing over 20 years of food facility and processing knowledge.  The team's unique skill sets, knowledge, and relationships enable us to deliver our vision of becoming the world's leading processor of sustainably farmed seaweed. 

Oceanium is based at the European Marine Science Park in beautiful Oban, Scotland

with an office in London.

Karen Scofield 

CEO & Co-Founder


Dr. Charlie Bavington

CTO & Co-Founder 


           Andy Wilkinson 

     Chief Operating Officer


John Seal 

Chief Financial Officer