Dr Henri Winand
Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
Dr. Winand joined the Board as Chief Executive on 1 September 2006. He was previously Vice President of Corporate Venturing at Rolls-Royce plc. During his time with Rolls-Royce, Dr. Winand managed a power systems business, introduced new manufacturing technologies into the group and was responsible for defining and supervising the implementation of strategies for deriving additional value from the group's technology assets.
Dr. Winand has a PhD from the University of Cambridge, a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Warwick and a BEng from Imperial College, London. He is a Governing Board member of the European Union's Fuel Cell Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) and Treasurer of the New Industrial Grouping. He is a member of the UK Government's Green Economy Council, advising the Secretaries of State for DECC, DEFRA and BIS. Until recently, Dr. Winand was also a member of the University of Cambridge's Alumni Advisory Board.