Dr Ben Todd , CEO, Ballard Motive  Solutions

MEng (University of Cambridge), PhD (University of Cambridge), MSOE

Founder and CEO of Arcola Energy  , Dr Ben Todd has been involved in fuel cells for nearly 20 years.  Ben completed his PhD in engineering at Cambridge University, working on modelling of the Rolls-Royce solid oxide fuel cell system for power generation. He has worked in several R&D, technical and strategic leadership roles on commercial and public-sector projects, including at Cambridge Consultants, Johnson Matthey and Rolls-Royce Fuel Cell Systems. He founded Arcola Energy in 2010 with the aim of bridging the gap between the development of new hydrogen technology and real-world applications.