Geoff Bates

Geoff Bates

Job Title

Senior Business Development Manager


Early career in development of natural gas engines and fuel systems as well as storage and dispensing equipment. Founded Atelier Tech Ltd and developed a range of farming related products particularly for dairy farming. Recently founded Pastoral Robotics Ltd who are developing a range of autonomous automation solutions for pastoral farming with a focus on mitigating water pollution and fertiliser waste.

Currently Senior Business Development Manager at Callaghan Innovation. Responsible for Ovine Automation consortium and other multiparty projects.

  • Product design and development
  • Automation and Robotics
  • Agricultural research and development
  • Creating and managing multiparty projects