Chris is the technical lead for all large and mid-scale PV Lightsource deployment in the UK and operates as Group Technical Director across all Lightsource BP jurisdictions with a remit on PV plant realisations during new country entry. He is also responsible for new technology deployment and innovation covering areas such as energy storage, floating solar, off grid systems and is the main interface with BP Ventures and new technology teams. He has over 35 years of international engineering and operational experience in high tech industries active in the solar PV industry. Prior to joining the company, Chris has held a variety of roles working across Europe and Asia in the solar PV and semi-conductor industries including positions at Vogt GmbH, Austriamicrosystems AG, Infineon Technologies and Sames. Chris holds a Chemistry BSc (hons) from Reading University UK and an International management MBA from Vlerick Business School, Belgium.