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Member of advisory boards to leading EV and EV charging companies. More than 25 years’ experience in Global Telco, Digital / Media- & IT-Business – Building Digital End2End business solutions (B2B/B2C).
✔ Top 10 Leading eMobility Voice / Speaker in Europe and worldwide.
✔ Consultant and advisor to CTOs/COOs for a number of leading automotive manufacturers.
✔ Realization of High-End projects / Connected Solutions & Sensors worldwide – Cloud Services – in different branches (B2B / B2C) & in fast growing markets (Automotive, Industrial, Logistics, Manufacturing, Telco, Airlines, e-Mobility / HighPower Charging, Smart Cities, Greentech, RoboTaxi- and VTOL activities. Interim-CxO Management for Start-ups worldwide.
✔ 10+ years working on “Digital Hyper Projects”. From new multi-modal mobility driven ecosystems (e.g. VTOL, H-Loop, e-Charging, Sharing), to new Technologies like Blockchain, Cognitive Computing, Artificial Intelligence and Enterprise Taxonomy Ontology Management.
✔ Helped build up an European High-Power Charging Network with more than 400 Charging Stations (350kW).
CEO of global LEV company, pioneering the transition to groundbreaking Lithium powered EV’s. Built up valuable network of EMEA battery supply contacts, particularly China.
✔ Expert has held senior positions within the UK’s renewable sector, including leading solar and energy storage company, focusing on BESS and the Smart Energy division.
✔ He has worked previously for a leading energy company as their International licensing and globalisation director for emerging EV zero carbon technologies, working intensely as an expert in the commercialisation and business analysis of utility scaled battery backed EV charging.
✔ Held further C-Level and VP roles at global multinational conglomerates. One as a founding senior director responsible for network deployment with CAPEX responsibility in excess of $1Billion pa and later as International Technical Due Diligence Director for EMEA new ventures.
✔ Expert is coordinating 2 innovate UK funded projects promoting clean technology solutions to solve grid ‘pinch points’ where growing rapid EV charging demand is prevalent.
✔ He is also principal analyst of various European projects dealing with innovative technologies developing EVs and grid scale BESS up to 1GW per site, providing expert analysis of new and future battery, control and inverter technologies.
✔ Expert is a Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and a non-executive member of the Scientific and Technical Committee of a technology development company in the renewables sector.
34 years as instrumentation & control systems specialist in oil & gas industry.
✔ 3 years as elected member of city council with general local government roles, hydrogen & climate change spokesperson, waste spokesperson ( includes energy from waste), council representative on steering group for crown estate, convenor on various operational delivery committees.
✔ Specialist in instrumentation and control systems.
✔ Worked in the fields of hydrogen and offshore wind project developments.
✔ Expertise in waste management, energy storage, infrastructure & engineering, power & Utilities, E.V. and Fuel Cells.
Expert has 10 years dedicated to the uptake of EV’s in the UK and 30 years Business Development roles in the automotive supply chain sector.
✔ Founding member of the UK EVSE Association in 2011
✔ In 2010 started an EV charging solutions company, importing EV Box and Keba into UK and some European markets. B2C and B2B2C sales channels.
✔ Reached £3M turnover within 3 years and at a time when there were only a handful of plug-in vehicles on the market. The company was sold to the leading charging infrastructure company in the UK 2014.
✔ Appointed Group Commercial Director to help develop combined businesses, whilst retaining my role as Managing Director of founded company.
✔ Annual turnover combined in 2014 was £14M, which grew to c. £35m by 2018. A leading energy supplier bought the company in July 2018.
✔ Relationship responsibility to leading global automative manufacturers in the UK as OEM approved supplier of home charging via retailer networks
✔ Expert has an advisory role at a private green investment bank as eMobility lead and two other non-executive advisory roles in EV infrastructure at major charging companies.
✔ Home Charging/Commercial/Public Charging specialist for 10 years (2010 – date) and Business Development specialist.