DUKOSI BOARD

Joel Sylvester

Joel Sylvester

Chief Technology Officer

Joel is a Chartered Engineer and a Member of the IET, with 30 years experience in the electronics industry.

Prior to joining Dukosi as lead engineer on its conception in 2003, he was Head of Electronics at the UK Astronomy Technology Centre, designing electronic systems for imagers and spectrometers, and at Elektrobit designing systems and circuits for the communications industry.

He has specialised in systems engineering and mixed signal integrated circuit design across a diverse range of projects including battery management systems.

Within Dukosi, Joel leads the team and the technology using his expertise, enthusiasm, and drive to expand his own knowledge. He has also spoken about the technology at a number of events, including trade shows and within academia.

Jamie Vollbracht

Jamie Vollbracht

Non-Executive

Jamie brings over ten years cleantech commercialisation experience and represents investors IP Group on the Dukosi board. As Venture Director in the Cleantech division at IP Group, he takes an active role sitting on various cleantech SME boards whilst seeking new, high growth opportunities for IP Group to engage with. 

Previously he was Head of New Ventures at Carbon Trust.  There he designed and launched the government funded Entrepreneurs Fast Track to incubate start-ups, and then created multi-million dollar partnerships with the likes of General Electric, making major corporate money available to drive cleantech innovation.  This followed experience working directly for two VC-backed solar energy companies, driving growth in broad-ranging business development roles.

Jamie has a first class Engineering degree from Cambridge University and is a Chartered Engineer.           

Dr John Warner

Dr John Warner

Board Advisor

Michigan-based Dr Warner has over 25 years’ experience in the automotive and battery industry, having held senior roles at companies including General Motors, XALT Energy, Magna Steyr Battery Systems and Boston-Power. Dr Warner is also President of the global battery industry trade group, NAATBatt, and author of the battery industry textbook “The Handbook of Lithium-Ion Battery Pack Design.        

Nat Edington

Nat Edington

Chief Executive Officer

Nat brings a wealth of experience in high tech companies, from early stage to global players. He has a successful career spanning 30 years in leadership roles and was most recently VP & General Manager of Environmental sensors group at AMS AG, leading 120 people in 5 sites. Prior to that, Nat was CEO of Cambridge CMOS Sensors, where he led them from startup to global product sales and then exit to AMS, delivering strong investor returns. His prior experience includes divisional head of Wolfson Microelectronics portable audio business, where he grew the business to over $100M.

Clive Scrivener

Clive Scrivener

Chairman

Clive brings a wealth of automotive experience to the company in addition to his executive level credentials. He is currently Non-Executive Chairman at Oxbotica, a spin out from the University of Oxford, specialising in mobile autonomy, navigation and perception. He also serves as board advisor to a number of technology companies and has a track record of leading high growth, international businesses in multiple industry sectors. He was formerly the Chief Executive of Prodrive, an international business specialising in automotive technology, motorsport and carbon composite materials.

His sector experience includes extensive automotive coverage, robotics, software, specialist vehicles, lightweight materials, healthcare, licensing and motorsport. He has engaged in multiple investment events including acquisitions, disposals and private equity fundraising. He has an extensive range of strategic, operational and financial management experience and has lead and supported companies in Europe, Australia, Asia and the USA.

Tristan Fischer

Tristan Fischer

Non-Executive Director

He has been the Chairman, CEO and or board director of a number of private and public companies.

He is currently the Chairman of C-Capture Ltd, a carbon capture company, Lumicity Ltd, a solar and biomass energy company, Fischer Farms Ltd, a hydroponics company and is a board director of FishFrom Ltd, an onshore salmon and shrimp company.

Previous companies include Camco, where he provided energy efficiency solutions for the coal, steel and cement sectors, Shell Renewables Hydrogen & CO2 and Shell Technology Ventures, where he had multiple roles, and Citigroup Project Finance, where he financed coal, natural gas and IGCC power stations. He has an MA (Hons) from Cambridge University.