BSc PhD CChem FRSC
Solar Photovoltaics (PV) expert with over 30 years' experience in the PV industry covering R&D, technology transfer, project management and manufacturing. A 23-year career with BP Solar spanned work in Australia, Spain, India, USA and UK. As Chief Technologist I was responsible for developing the technology project portfolio, investments in future technology and managing the interface with manufacturing.
I undertake technology due diligence for lenders and investors, support to equipment and material suppliers to the PV industry and assistance with start-up/spin-out companies. I have experience with both crystalline silicon and thin film cell technologies and emerging organic and hybrid systems.
I have over 50 scientific publications on PV, contributed to both UK Government and EU Commission technology roadmaps and policy initiatives and chaired conferences for both RSC and UK Solar Energy Society (PVSAT). I am an executive committee member of the RSC Energy Sector interest group.