Our team combines deep engineering, sector and manufacturing expertise with experience of scaling up businesses for future success.


Kevin Brundish


Kevin is a founder and director of AMTE Power. He is a successful business leader with over 25 years’ experience within publicly traded and private companies, including knowledge of fund raising and merger and acquisition processes. Kevin has worked with world-leading engineering businesses such as Rolls Royce and Siemens and has taken technology firms through concept, design and into production. He is also a member of the Faraday Challenge advisory board and has been part of the industry group advising the top tier of government on batteries.

Alan Hollis

Alan Hollis

CEO Designate

Alan joined the Board of AMTE Power in September 2022 to work alongside the executive management team to support the business in its next stage plans to accelerate 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.


James Hobson


James has extensive experience in the energy sector and as a director of a public company. Prior to joining AMTE Power, James was CFO of ADC Energy UK, a clean technology company commercialising new DC microgrid technology powered by batteries. Between 2006 and 2019, he worked for GCM Resources plc, the AIM quoted mining and energy company, holding several senior positions and for the last 7 years as CFO. James is a Fellow Chartered Accountant.


David Pell

Commercial Director

Dave is driving AMTE Power’s go-to market strategy. He has over 30 years’ experience working in sales and commercial roles for major global technology groups. He ran commercial operations for BT Global Services, and headed advanced technology divisions at QinetiQ where he led the group’s focus on technology transition and commercialisation, with an emphasis on energy applications.


Steve Farmer

Innovation Director

Steve is a joint founder of the business and previously ran AMTE Power’s predecessor AGM Batteries. Steve heads up our projects and battery cell development teams, creating the next generation of technologies that will power the vehicles of the future and maximise renewable energy output. He has over 30 years’ experience working in high-tech R&D and production including leading complex teams and propositions for customers such as UK-MoD, DoD and equipment OEMs in aerospace, automotive, defence and energy.


Stuart Paterson

Head of Operations

Stuart joined AMTE Power in 2019, bringing over 20 years of battery industry experience. He has held engineering, production and operations management roles within Japanese and American companies. He has set up and managed production operations in Europe, as well as for UK plants. Stuart was one of the founding members and owners of MPower, a battery business based in Dundee, whose subsequent owners include Axeon, Johnson Matthey and Cummins Inc.


John Burrin

Head of Industrialisation

John joined the business in 2020 with a remit to drive our industrialisation strategy in the UK and overseas. He has extensive experience in manufacturing engineering and in the built environment, working with firms such as Tesco, Grant Thornton and Savills to oversee wide-ranging estates strategies and to build out construction projects. He has developed new products and delivered manufacturing systems including for large-scale offsite manufacturing facilities.