Board of Directors

Dr Jeff Kenna

Chairman

Dr Jeff Kenna

Chairman

Jeff Kenna has 30 years’ experience managing small and medium sized enterprises in the sustainable energy sector, from incubation to full commercial development. He has been an advisor to the European Commission, the World Bank, the UN and the UK government on energy policy and market growth.

Jeff has been a member of our Board of Directors since February 2006 and its Chairman since September 2012. Jeff is also a member of the Nomination Committee.

Jeff has a PhD in Solar Energy from the University of Wales and a BSc in Applied Physics from the University of Bath.

Scott McGregor

Chief Executive Officer

Scott McGregor

Chief Executive Officer

Scott McGregor joined the company in 2006 and leads the effort to commercialise redT’s industrial-scale, non-degrading, liquid energy storage technology.

An expert in energy storage, Scott’s career has seen him develop over $1bn of energy projects globally. He also has extensive experience in the environmental, mining, finance and technology industries, having advised leading corporations in North America, Asia and Europe. Former positions include finance and development roles for Rio Tinto, Merrill Lynch and Skype Technologies.

Scott holds an MBA from the London Business School and a B.Econ from Monash University. He is also a Chartered Accountant and a respected commentator on the subjects of Energy, Technology and Innovation.

Fraser Welham

Chief Financial Officer

Fraser Welham

Chief Financial Officer

Fraser is redT’s Chief Financial Officer, having joined redT in 2018 from The Green Investment Group, formerly the UK Green Investment Bank, where he was Managing Director, Finance. 

Prior to this, Fraser spent five years as Group Finance Director of Element Power, a private equity owned global, utility-scale, solar and wind renewable energy developer.  Before this, he spent 14 years at Shanks Group PLC a LSE-listed waste management company, where he became Group Finance Director during the period in which the company was in the FTSE 250. Fraser is an ICAEW Chartered Accountant and holds a BSc (Eng) First Class Honours degree in Mechanical Engineering from Kings College London.

Fraser joined the board in April 2018

David Stewart

Chief Operating Officer

David Stewart

Chief Operating Officer

David is redT’s Chief Operating Officer, having joined redT in March 2017 from Jabil Circuit Inc. where he was the Director for Strategic Investment.

Prior to Jabil, David worked at Hewlett Packard, Keysight and Viavi for twenty three years leading Operations, Oracle ERP Implementation, R&D, Sales, Product and Wireless Businesses.

A specialist in the field of engineering, he has a BEng in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from Edinburgh Napier University.

David joined the Board in April 2017.

Jonathan Marren

Non-Executive Director

Jonathan Marren

Non-Executive Director

Jonathan served on the Board of Directors as Chief Financial Officer between July 2012 and March 2016, having been an advisor to the company since early 2006, including on its flotation in April 2006.

He has previously held positions as Deputy Head of Corporate Finance at Singer Capital Markets, prior to which he was at Peel Hunt between 2000 and 2010 where he was a Director in the Corporate Department with responsibility for their new energy and clean tech franchise where he gained considerable experience of working with companies in this area.

Jonathan qualified as an A.C.A. with Arthur Andersen in 1999 after obtaining a BSc in Mathematics from Durham University.

Jonathan joined the Board as a Non-Executive Director in March 2016 and is a member of the Remuneration Committee. Jonathan is also Chairman of the Audit Committee.

Neil O'Brien

Non-Executive Director

Neil O'Brien

Non-Executive Director

Neil’s most recent role was as CEO of AIM listed Alkane Energy which he joined in 2008. Under his leadership, the Company achieved rapid output increases through a combination of organic growth and acquisition activity.  Alkane expanded its UK portfolio of baseload power generating sites and established a leading position in the UK back-up power market covering winter peaking, National Grid “STOR” programme and the capacity market.

Neil started his career at Coopers & Lybrand in 1985, where he qualified as a chartered accountant, before joining Blue Circle in 1988, holding a number of senior financial and operational roles in the UK and Europe. He then spent three years as a Group Management Accountant at Aggregate Industries.

Neil read Politics, Philosophy and Economics at Oriel College, Oxford University.

Neil joined the Board as a Non-Executive Director in September 2016 and is a member of the Audit Committee. Neil is also Chairman of the Remuneration Committee.

Michael Farrow

Non-Executive Director

Michael Farrow

Non-Executive Director

Michael Farrow is a principal and director of Consortia Partnership Limited, a Jersey licensed trust company. He currently sits on the Boards of a number of listed companies. He has also been group company secretary of Cater Allen Jersey, a banking, trustee and investment management group.

Michael has been a member of our Board of Directors since March 2006 and is a member of the Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committees.

Michael was formerly an Army Officer and holds an MSc in Corporate Governance and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries & Administrators.