James joined the company in March 2015 and has over 20 years’ international experience in the automotive industry, holding senior operational, engineering and programme management positions. He has significant experience of establishing operations, product launches, mergers, acquisitions and joint venture setup. Prior to joining Ceres Power, James was an Executive Director at Air International in Shanghai. Previous roles include ASEAN Operations Director for TRW Automotive, and management positions for GKN Driveline. James is a Chartered Engineer (FIMechE) with BEng (Hons) from Bath University.