30 September 2019
Ceres Power (AIM: CWR, "Ceres Power", "Ceres"), a world leading developer of low cost, next generation fuel cell technology, is pleased to announce that Mark Selby, Chief Technology Officer, has been elected as a Fellow by the Royal Academy of Engineering, the highest national honour that an engineer can receive.
Each year Fellows of the Academy nominate and elect their peers for this prestigious Fellowship in recognition of their contributions towards the engineering profession. The Fellowship includes the UK’s most preeminent engineers representing the nation’s best researchers, innovators, entrepreneurs, and business and industry leaders.
Mark is well known internationally for his work on establishing Ceres Power as a global technology leader in the fuel cell industry with responsibility for leading on all aspects of the Technology Strategy and delivery of Ceres’ SteelCell® technology development.
Ceres has established relationships with major manufacturers in the world's leading fuel cell markets, working with a variety of businesses to embed its technology in products for the commercial, residential and transportation markets.
Commenting on his appointment, Mark Selby said:
I am delighted to join the Royal Academy of Engineering and to help further their important work in promoting both the role and impact of engineering in all walks of life. It is always humbling to receive a personal award when so much of what we achieve is done through the teams we have been part-of and inspired by. I have always been driven by the way engineers, in teams, can nurture ideas into society changing products and look forward to sharing that experience in the work of the Academy
Phil Caldwell, CEO of Ceres Power added:
Mark plays a central role in developing our technology, building partnerships with our major customers around the world and helping policy makers understand the environmental and economic value that fuel cells can bring. As such, we are all delighted that his hard work and expertise has been recognised by his peers in this way.
Professor Dame Ann Dowling, President of the Royal Academy of Engineering, said of this year’s fellows:
Our Fellows are at the heart of all Academy activities and I am delighted to welcome these highly successful, creative and inspiring engineering leaders to the Fellowship.
There has never been a more important time for the Academy to advance and promote excellence in engineering so that the engineering profession can continue to contribute to societal wellbeing and economic growth.