Paul Codd (Chairperson)

Elected 2021

Day job: CEO of Flexergy, a CleanTech startup developing systems for the ultra-efficient storage and distribution of green hydrogen

As part of his work at Flexergy Paul is currently investigating opportunities to decarbonise heavy freight transport on behalf of Transport Scotland. He is also retained by a small number of technology startups in the energy industry to advise on their commercialisation and internationalisation strategies.

Previously he founded an energy storage technology company, Cheesecake Energy, which it is believed holds the potential to become the world’s greenest energy storage system. He helped Cheesecake secure several million pounds of grant finance and private investment and laid the groundwork for the company’s first pilot deployments and commercial partnerships. He has 20+ years experience as project manager and business developer in energy storage, renewables development (onshore wind, solar thermal and PV), energy engineering and consulting, with a 6 year stint in local government where he managed a £20m project portfolio across 9 local authorities and their partners. With deep international business, and sustainability engineering expertise participating in projects often at the cutting edge of innovation.

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