MEET THE TEAM
Michael is an economist who has spent the last 15 years working in clean technology businesses across energy storage and commercial vehicle sectors,both developing technology and analysing complex energy problems. He was COO at the Dearman Engine Company and Head of Development at Highview Power Storage. Michael leads FPS’ commercial consulting and optimisation activities.
James is a power electronics and machines specialist with more than 20 years’ experience of product development, manufacturing and applications engineering. He has worked extensively within the alternative energy and storage sector developing power projects and technology for URENCO, Flow Products, KTSI and MPE. James leads FPS’ site design, electrical infrastructure modelling and deployment work.
Dr Henry Clarke
Henry is an engineer with 13 years’ experience of expanders, power conversion and refrigeration technology. Prior to joining FPS Henry was Head of innovation at the Dearman Engine Company running teams modelling, testing and developing energy storage, refrigeration and power generation systems. Henry leads FPS’ physical modelling and platform activity.
Platform & Product Development
Senior DevOps Engineer
Pranab is a computer engineering graduate with more than 20 years experience in IT product related initiatives. Pranab is responsible for system architecture, environment, integration, proprietary FPS tools, and the platform.
Dr Atakan Erdem
Atakan has more than 25 years of software development, database administration, and data engineering experience, with Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science and Computer Engineering. Atakan is responsible for FPS’ data architecture.
Dr Kiyoto Ichikawa
Senior Machine Learning Engineer
Kiyoto has a PhD from Tokyo Institute of Technology. He has more than 10 years’ experience in research and development of machine learning and computer vision. Kiyoto leads FPS Machine Learning development activities.
Dr Stephen Mangan
Principal Development Engineer
Stephen has 20 years’ expertise across all aspects of electronics development, from schematic design and PCB layout through to software development, manufacturing, and certification. Steve is responsible for FPS, device level control systems and their interface with the back office.
Principal Development Engineer
Nick is a Mechanical engineer with 10 years’ experience in product design and development. Nick is responsible for the mechanical and electrical integration of equipment onto electric vehicles and
Mechanical Engineering Analyst
Jonathan is a mechanical engineering analyst with experience of building services engineering design, commercial refrigeration and sub-sea engineering for oil and gas.
Dr Jin Liu
Jin is a civil engineer who earned his PhD at Imperial College London investigating bioenergy potential of assets owned by 5 major water utilities through largescale data analysis and modelling. Jin is part of the FPS analyst team and specialises in tariff, energy and regression modelling.
Sofia joined FPS following a PhD in Physics at University of Cambridge. Sofia is part of the FPS analyst team and specialises in asset selection and smart charging optimisation.
Ben holds a Masters Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Management from Imperial College London. Ben is part of the FPS analyst team and specialises in journey data processing and simulation.
Jess is a communications consultant for FPS. An ex BBC producer, she has extensive experience in journalism, broadcasting, film-making, media training and virtual events. After a long international career, Jess set up The Communication Space to help people tell the stories journalists want to hear. Net zero is increasingly making headlines and the story of EV is only going to get bigger.
Corporate Development Executive
Anne has worked in and with companies large and small, predominantly around growth – whether organic or inorganic. She focusses on FPS’ market position and the needs of its customers within the rapidly changing decarbonisation landscape. Successful companies are those that best understand customer needs and can provide a solution that minimises cost and risk and maximises productive operational uptime.