Meet the Team

Senior Management

Michael Ayres


A thought-leader and authority in vehicle technology development, energy storage and clean-tech analysis, Michael is an economist with 15+ years experience in the sector.

Allan Gray

Chief Financial

An engineer and Chartered Accountant, Allan has 20+ years’ experience in CFO, CCO and CEO roles in PE-backed energy & technology businesses in UK, Europe, Latin America and Asia.

James Derby

Chief Engineer
Electrical Systems

An expert in power electronics and machines, James has 20+ years’ experience in product development, manufacturing and applications engineering in the alternative energy and energy storage sectors.

Dr Henry Clarke

Head of Platforms

A mechanical engineer with a strong R&D background, Henry has extensive experience of power conversion and refrigeration technologies, and of leading new-tech R&D, test and modelling teams.

Platform & Product Development

Dr Atakan Erdem
Senior Developer

A developer with 25+ years experience of software development, data base design and data engineering,

Pranab Nath
Senior DevOps Engineer

A computer engineer with more that 20 years experience of IT product development initiatives gained in the logistics sector.

Nick Schulze
Principal Development Engineer

A mechanical engineer with 10+ years experience of electro-mechanical product design and development

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.

Anirban Choudhury
Senior DevOps Engineer

Anirban Choudhury is an electrical engineering graduate with more than 20 years’ experience in IT product related, modern digital transformation initiatives. Anirban is responsible for system architecture, system security, environment, integration, proprietary FPS tools, and the platform.

Herman Scheepers 

A software developer with over 25 years of experience in designing and building software, of which a substantial portion was in the energy industry. He holds degrees in electrical engineering and computer science.

Serena Anuj

A software developer with 15+ years’ experience designing and developing database driven web applications.

Karan Kaushik

Karan is a software developer with a background in logistics and IOT platform development and a MSc in Data Science from Queen Mary University of London.


Ben Fletcher
Senior Analyst

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.

Dr Jin Liu
Senior Analyst

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.

Zheng Kong

Completed an MSc in Transport at Imperial College London before joining FPS. He is part of the FPS analyst team with a focus on raw data processing and development of the smart allocation feature.

Liying Feng

Holds a Masters Degree in Transport from Imperial College London. Liying is part of the FPS analyst team and specialises in smart charging algorithm development.

Dingo Luo

Dingo graduated from Imperial College London with a Masters in Applied Computer Science and Engineering. Dingo is part of the analyst team and focuses on charge data transaction analysis and data visualisation.

Commercial Team

Anne Gray
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.

Guy Grange
Business Development Executive

Guy has 13 years’ experience of supply chain software solutions working with customers in UK, EU and Australia. He has experience of a wide range of toolsets ranging from warehouse management to berthing optimisation.