Appointed Chair on 14 April 2020, David has had wide-ranging board and senior management experience in a number of industries. Having trained as a chartered accountant with KPMG, he then spent over 20 years with Johnson Matthey plc, a global precious metals and chemicals business, and was executive director for Corporate Development from 1999 to 2009. He is a non-executive director of Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust. He was previously the senior independent director at the Royal Mint, deputy chair of SFC Energy AG and chair of Hargreaves Services plc, as well as a director of two venture backed start-ups, Econic Technologies Ltd and Phosphonics Ltd. His career has involved both general and financial management and he has international mergers and acquisitions and business development experience.
Alan joined the Board of AMTE Power in September 2022 and as CEO is leading the business as it accelerates its growth strategy.
Alan has a 20-year public company track record of developing and executing profitable growth strategies within engineering and manufacturing businesses with turnovers ranging from £4m-£200m.
In his last two roles he was a Divisional CEO in Videndum (Vitec) Group plc (“Videndum”) from 2015 to 2021, and a Divisional President in the USA in a division of NYSE listed Crane Co. from 2014 to 2015.
In Videndum, one of Alan’s portfolio businesses was the market leading cine and broadcast battery design & manufacturer Anton Bauer. Previously, Alan held leadership roles within the automotive and aerospace component and system supply businesses of Doncasters Group, Firth Rixson and the PFW Group, as well as in the materials businesses of Delloro Stellite and Weir plc.
Anita joined the Board on 28 November 2022 and assumed the role of Chief Financial Officer on 1 December 2022. Anita brings more than 20 years’ experience in financial and commercial operations, most recently as Group Finance Director at Blue International Group, a privately owned Integrated mining, energy, and infrastructure business in Sub-Sahara Africa. Prior to this, Anita worked at Joule Africa, a renewable energy business as Interim CEO and CFO and has also held senior roles at Vattenfall Heat UK Ltd and BG Group plc. Anita qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Lord Thurso joined the Board on 1 June 2020, having served on a number of listed company boards and has been a senior independent director and remuneration committee chair. Following a career in the hospitality industry, he entered politics and was the Member of Parliament for Caithness, where the Thurso facility is located. He served on the Treasury Select Committee and the Parliamentary Banking Standards Commission. He is currently Chair of VisitScotland and sits in the House of Lords. Lord Thurso is currently a director of six other private companies.
Adam joined the Board in October 2016. Adam is the Chief Operating Officer of Renaissance Capital Partners, the family office, which is focused on disruptive technologies, of Kenneth Randall. Adam, who has general management experience across several industry sectors, is currently a director of Clearpath Consultancy Limited, and was formerly a director at Anna Alla Limited.
Alyson joined the Group as a Non-Executive Director on 16 January 2021. She is Chief Financial Officer of AIM quoted i-nexus Global PLC where she has a strategic role and day-to-day responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all finance-related activity. Alyson has an extensive background in finance, including as finance director of Griffin Internet prior to its acquisition by MDNX in 2012. Alyson was also a director of AML Financial Consultancy Limited, through which she provided consultancy services to businesses on a range of finance related matters. She has a Masters degree in Economics from Cambridge University and is a qualified chartered accountant.
Kevin, together with various colleagues, founded AMTE Power in 2013. He has over 25 years’ experience within public and private companies and has experience of fund raising and mergers and acquisitions. Kevin has worked for and with world leading engineering groups such as QinetiQ, Rolls Royce plc and Siemens AG, and has taken a number of technologies and businesses through concept, design and into production. He is a member of the Faraday Challenge advisory board and has been part of the industry group advising the top tier of UK Government on energy storage.