The Executive Board all have prior experience working together for another PV start-up company.
Niall has a background as a Financial Analyst and Project Manager for Blue Chip banks such as Credit Suisse. He now provides expertise in fundraising to start-up companies in renewable energy.
Mark devised Lambda’s core concept in 2017, inspired by his work building communications systems. He has a background in satellite engineering, with a very broad knowledge of physics and engineering. He worked as Project Manager on a NASA-funded mission before moving into the renewables sector.
Monica is an exceptional nanomaterials scientist with close ties to academia at Cambridge University. She gained an Engineer Doctorate from the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) and is expert in techniques for materials processing and characterisation
Angelos recently completed an MSc in Advanced Materials from Cranfield University. Lambda sponsored Angelos MSc project at Cranfield University, to perform prototyping and development of Lambda’s solar cell materials. In the process he successfully developed Lambda’s first prototypes and validated the technology’s potential. Angelos completed his BSc in Materials Science from the University of Patras, Greece.
Boris obtained a PhD in chemistry from the Florida State University, working in the field of organic photochemistry. Subsequent postdoctoral appointments brought him to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he was part of a project with the aim of converting solar power into chemical energy, and to the University of Cambridge, where he was working on supramolecular self-assembly. Dr Breiner has more than 8 years of experience in industrial R&D.
Andy has extensive experience in the study and characterisation of semiconductor materials and optically active nanostructures. Following his PhD at the University of Sheffield and postdoctoral studies at the Technical University of Munich he spent two years in bioscience R&D before joining Lambda Energy.
Simon is a founder, investor and builder of several high-tech companies, especially in the ‘New Energy’ sector. Among his start-ups are electric truck maker Tevva Motors and battery specialist Zap&Go. Another sector he is active in is ‘Medtech’ – medical devices and diagnostics, where he co-founded EKF Diagnostics and supported the growth of Lightpoint Medical and Cambridge Medical Technologies. He is a graduate of Cambridge University and encourages the entrepreneurial spirit among students as Chairman of the judges of the Parmee Prize for business innovation.
Iain is a serial entrepreneur and is a non-executive director for numerous successful cleantech enterprises. His company, Renewable Power, developed more than 100MW of UK solar farm capacity.
Lambda has been closely supported by academics at several UK universities including Cambridge, Cranfield and Bath. Cranfield has previously performed prototyping under Lambda-sponsored projects under under the supervision of Dr Monica Saavedra. Lambda has new government grants with Bath and Cranfield universities in order to synthesis, thin-film deposit and characterise our advanced solar materials.