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Dr Marcello Contestabile

Managing Consultant - London

Marcello brings many years of experience gained in both academia and private companies. After an early career in the battery industry he held roles at Imperial College London where he led projects covering hydrogen and electric vehicle technology and policy and the related requirements for the infrastructure. He was also seconded to the UK Office for Low emission Vehicles where he continued this research and advised on policy measures.

Recently Marcello led an E4tech study on the opportunities for UK chemicals companies in the battery supply chain and he manages E4tech’s input to an automotive technology accelerator scheme for young companies. Prior to working at E4tech he was part of a multi-disciplinary team at King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Centre in Saudi Arabia, conducting research on technology pathways in fuel efficient transport, with emphasis on low carbon vehicles (LCVs). The programme involves modelling technology cost and performance, consumer adoption, and industry and government behaviour, in order to explore future pace and direction of LCV innovation. Marcello holds an MSc & PhD in fuel cell technologies and policies for increased uptake and an MSc in battery recycling methods. Marcello speaks Italian, English and French.

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