Wiebrand Kout

Wiebrand Kout (CTO, BSc.) founded Elestor in 2014 with the aim to bring large scale, ultra low cost flow batteries to the market. He has pioneered two other hydrogen electrochemical systems: the PEM fuel cell (’00..’06, at NedStack) and the 700 Bar electrochemical hydrogen compressor (’09-’14, at HyET). At Elestor, Wiebrand is responsible for the […]

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Nicky Herbert

Policy Advisor, BEIS – Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy in the UK.

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Toshikazu Shibata

Toshikazu Shibata is General Manager of the Flow Battery Engineering Department of Energy (Energy Systems Division) at Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd. He received his M.S. in electrical engineering from Kyoto University, Japan, in 1992 and joined Sumitomo Electric Industries in the same year. Shibata is currently working in the development of flow battery systems and […]

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Imre Gyuk

After taking a B.S. from Fordham University, Dr. Gyuk did graduate work at Brown University on Superconductivity. Having received a Ph.D. in Theoretical Particle Physics from Purdue University he became a Research Associate at Syracuse. As an Assistant Professor he taught Physics, Civil Engineering, and Environmental Architecture at the University of Wisconsin. Dr. Gyuk became […]

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Tim von Werne

Tim von Werne is CEO of RFC Power, a UK based spin out from Imperial College London developing a new low cost hybrid flow battery.  Tim has a PhD in Chemistry, and has 20 years’ experience working with early stage technology start-ups helping to turn cutting edge science into valuable products and services. 

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Daniele Gatti

Daniele Gatti is a Technology Analyst at IDTechEX, providing technical, business and player analysis in the field of energy storage. Daniele works in the field of Energy Storage, technology and application, with an interest in Energy Harvesting. He studied at the University of Ulm and obtained a Master degree in “Energy science and technology. During […]

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Matt Harper

Matt is a clean-tech entrepreneur and product developer. His expertise is in using advanced technologies to develop revolutionary industrial and commercial products; his passion is in helping companies adopt those products to build sustainable, profitable businesses. Matt’s experience includes pioneering work in electrical energy storage, wastewater treatment, hydrogen generation and fuel cell vehicles. As Chief […]

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Henrik Buschmann

Dr. Henrik Buschmann is Vice President at Schmid, Everflow, and has 11 years experience in battery technologies including lithium and vanadium redox flow batteries combined with extensive leadership, product management and sales and marketing skills. Henrik holds a Ph.D in solid state electrochemistry and a Diploma degree in chemistry form University of Gießen.

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Mikhail Nikomarov

Mikhail is an entrepreneur and African energy leader committed to resolving the continent’s electricity shortage. He co-founded Bushveld Energy to provide large scale energy storage solutions across the African continent. Working with numerous partners, the company is also localising the VRFB value chain in South Africa. Previously, Mikhail spent 6.5 years with McKinsey & Company […]

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