team


E4tech is made up of highly skilled consultants with expertise in sustainable energy technology, business and policy.

Our team members have diverse backgrounds, including industry, research and consultancy experience as well as many nationalities, cultures and languages. We’re always approachable and dedicated to finding the best answer to your question.

 

Directors | Principal Consultants | Managing Consultants | Senior Consultants | Consultants | Administration

Directors

Dr. Ausilio Bauen
Dr. Ausilio Bauen
Director

Ausilio leads E4tech’s work on biomass energy, biochemicals, and fuels.

Dr. David Hart
Dr. David Hart
Director

David leads E4tech’s strategic advisory and consultation work on fuel cells and hydrogen globally.

Adam Chase
Adam Chase
Director

Adam oversees our strategy, policy and stakeholder engagement activities, with a particular focus on low carbon transport.


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Principal Consultants

Jo Howes
Jo Howes
Principal Consultant

Jo has extensive experience in sustainable energy and leads E4tech’s work on energy innovation and policy. 

Dr. Luca Bertuccioli
Dr. Luca Bertuccioli
Principal Technologist

Luca has a wealth of experience covering system-level topics as well as aviation and road transport biofuels, low carbon energy technologies and hydrogen and fuel cells.

Dr. Tom Houghton
Dr. Tom Houghton
Principal Consultant

Tom leads the System Transition Enablers sector, bringing expertise from finance, industry and academia to bear on energy systems problems.

Rob Wilkinson
Rob Wilkinson
Principal Consultant

Rob brings 25 years of experience in corporate innovation strategy, energy system transition, industry decarbonisation, and low carbon fuels.


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Managing Consultants

Sébastien Haye
Sébastien Haye
Managing Consultant

Sébastien has about 15 years of professional experience in sustainability and energy and leads E4tech’s Sustainability and Resources Sector.

Chester Lewis
Chester Lewis
Managing Consultant

Chester has expertise in hydrogen and fuel cells, low carbon fuels and energy systems, with a focus on their application in low carbon transport, particularly maritime.

Guy Bates
Guy Bates
Managing Consultant

Guy has a technical background in automotive systems engineering and low carbon transport projects, and provides technical insight, market strategy and business planning support.

Christopher Sim
Christopher Sim
Managing Consultant

Chris focuses on low carbon fuels and has particular expertise in helping oil and gas sector clients with technical, economic and sustainability assessments.

Richard Platt
Richard Platt
Managing Consultant

Richard is experienced in providing strategy support, market analysis and techno-economic assessments to international energy and chemicals companies and investors.

Richard Taylor
Richard Taylor
Managing Consultant

Richard has deep expertise in bioenergy, low carbon fuels and whole energy systems, including negative emission technologies.


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Senior Consultants

Yamini Panchaksharam
Yamini Panchaksharam
Senior Consultant

Yamini has a background in natural resources management and natural sciences, and experience in bioenergy, biochemicals and sustainability projects.

Dr. Pragna Kiri
Dr. Pragna Kiri
Senior Consultant

Pragna expertise covers energy technologies, environmental policy and regulatory issues with industry experience in biomass-to-biofuels and biochemicals conversion.

Dr. Stuart Jones
Dr. Stuart Jones
Energy Technologies Knowledge Manager

Stuart Jones is an energy technologist who has worked in energy conversion, materials, process and product development, related business development and consultancy for over 30 years.

Anisha Harris
Anisha Harris
Senior Consultant

Anisha’s engineering background provides her with strong technical and analytical skills, especially related to the process industry.  

Dr. Dan Swallow
Dr. Dan Swallow
Senior Consultant

Dan has deep knowledge of the battery sector having held posts at Cummins Electrified Power and Johnson Matthey Battery Systems.

Dr. Lee Roberts
Dr. Lee Roberts
Senior Consultant

Lee has a background in engineering, with a focus on low-carbon power generation and bioenergy in particular.

Xavier Cordobes
Xavier Cordobes
Senior Consultant

Xavier has extensive international experience in the fuel cell sector, gained in research and development, a mass production programme and consulting.

John Kilmartin
John Kilmartin
Senior Consultant

John has extensive technical expertise with a background in catalyst R&D, along with technical and commercial experience in fuel cells, biotechnology and innovation.


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Consultants

Dr. Charlotte Kirk
Dr. Charlotte Kirk
Consultant

Charlotte has a chemistry background and her DPhil research was focused on ammonia as a zero-carbon fuel to reversibly and sustainably, store and transport hydrogen.

Ellie Raphael
Ellie Raphael
Consultant

Ellie has a chemistry background with industry experience and a focus on sustainable energy and greenhouse gas removal technologies.

Lucy Liu
Lucy Liu
Consultant

Lucy combines a background in chemical engineering, finance and project management which she applies to projects covering business and technology at E4tech.

Dr Stefano Dell'Orco
Dr Stefano Dell'Orco
Consultant

Stefano has an engineering and research background, with a focus on thermochemical biorefineries for the production of fuels and chemicals.

Matthew Lynch
Matthew Lynch
Consultant

Matt has a background in materials science and engineering with a focus on next generation energy storage, complemented by experience in strategy consultancy.


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Administration

Anna Fisher
Anna Fisher
Operations Manager

Anna has a background in Operations and Project Management providing her with strong problem solving skills to help maintain operational efficiency at E4tech.

Rowena Figueroa
Rowena Figueroa
Office Manager

Rowena is responsible for organizing all of the administrative activities, ensuring the smooth running of the London office and assisting with operational improvements.

Crystel Martinez
Crystel Martinez
Team Administrator

Crystel supports the day-to-day running of the Swiss office as well as the E4tech Software team.


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