Meet IONA's team!

Etienne Louvet-de Verchère - CEO & Cofounder IONA
Etienne Louvet-de Verchère
Chief Executive Officer

Etienne is a strategist and business developer specialized in deeptech, with prior-experiences at Verizon (B2B) and Huacachina Strategy (Cleantech Consulting).

He holds an International Bachelor in Business Administration from ESSEC Business School (France) and a Master in Management from London Business School (UK).

Saif-Deen Akanni PhD (Lead Engineer IONA)
Dr Saïf-Deen Akanni
Concept Developer & Aerodynamicist

Saïf is a Aerospace Engineer with a double speciality in drones and aerodynamics who used its skills in aviation (Airbus, Founder Sentient Blue Technology) and racing (F1).

He holds a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University (USA) and a PhD in Fluid Dynamics from City University London (UK).

Etienne Louvet-de Verchère - CEO & Cofounder IONA
Nikhil Rajesh Chandavarkar
Aerospace Engineer

Nikhil is an Aerospace Engineer from Cranfield with extensive experience in UAVs from his previous position at General Aeronautics Pvt. (UAV Design Office).

He holds a BSc in Aerospace Engineering from JAIN University and a Master in Aerospace Vehicle Design from Cranfield University.

Etienne Louvet-de Verchère - CEO & Cofounder IONA
Talha Baig
Aerospace Engineer

Talha is an Aerospace Engineer from the University of Manchester where he was in the UAV Society, and also worked at Hyperloop Manchester.

He holds a Master in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from the University of Manchester.

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