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Meet the team

Connected People

Our multi-disciplinary team is made up of electrical and mechanical engineers, software experts, project managers and commercial specialists. We’re driven by finding the right battery energy storage solutions for our customers and we’ll always be there when you need us. Just like our batteries.

Management team

Matthew Lumsden, Connected Energy

Matthew Lumsden

CEO

Matthew is our founder and CEO. He established the company in 2010 following his work in a number of energy and transport consultancies. Matthew is driven by developing a business that joins the worlds of energy storage, electric vehicles and the circular economy.

Arek Porebski , Chief Technology Officer of Connected Energy

Arek Porebski

Chief Technical Officer

Arek joined the team in 2018. With over 15 years’ experience in senior management roles within engineering and R&D teams in industries including Renewable Energy and Automotive. He is responsible for overseeing our engineering department and new product development.

Nigel Dent, Connected Energy

Nigel Dent

Head of Sales

Nigel heads up our sales team. With over ten years of business development and project management experience, Nigel joined the team in 2018 after working in both the energy services and renewables sector. His role is to grow the sales of our systems and services.

Jonathan Cogman, Connected Energy

Jonathan Cogman

Head of Supply Chain

Jonny heads up our supply chain team. With almost 20 years of supply chain experience, Jonny joined the team in 2015 following a ten-year career in the automotive sector. Jonny is responsible for procurement and manufacture of our E-STOR systems.

Frazer Wagg, Connected Energy

Frazer Wagg

Head of Data Services

Frazer joined Connected Energy in 2016 and now leads our data services team. Using his background in mathematics and energy engineering, he is developing big data and artificial intelligence tools to further optimise performance of our systems.

Anya Bramich, Connected Energy

Anya Bramich

Head of Marketing

Anya heads up our marketing team. With over 20 years of marketing experience, Anya joined the team in 2022 following a ten-year career in the electric vehicle charging sector. Her role is to raise awareness of the benefits of our product and services.

Scott Matthews, Connected Energy

Scott Matthews

Financial Controller

Scott is a professionally qualified accountant coming from a predominantly audit background. Since then he has held senior finance roles in the renewable, manufacturing, and private training sectors. At Connected Energy, Scott’s role is to ensure the effective operation of the finance function.

Tania Saxby, Connected Energy

Tania Saxby

Operations Manager

Tania is our Operations Manager and has been with the company for over three years. She manages our commitment to quality, health, safety and the environment with our ISO accreditations, and continuous improvement of operational processes throughout the business and project manages our grant funded innovation projects.

Investor Directors

Johan Boukhors, investor in Connected Energy

Johan Boukhors

Managing Director ENGIE New Ventures (Corporate Venture Capital)

Mathias Arvidsson, investor in Connected Energy

Mathias Arvidsson

Head of Finance, Strategy and Risk Management, Volvo Energy

Alexis-Flandre

Alexis Flandre

Managing Director - Energy Transition Trading, Mercuria

Matt Booth, investor in Connected Energy

Matt Booth

Senior Managing Director at Macquarie

Do you have the energy we’re looking for?

We’re always looking for talented people to join our team. We’re in an enormous period of growth and are expanding fast. If you like our story, find out more about the roles available.

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