We believe the future is electric — so we’re working to deliver the best batteries to drive this future. Determined to push through the realms of what’s possible, on our horizon we see EVs with a range of over 1000km, drones that fly for hours and electric aviation at a commercial scale.
Non-Executive Director & Chairman
Dr Benjamin (Ben) Robert Spincer
MA, PhD, GAICD.
Appointed as a Non-Executive Independent Director on 18 March 2021.
Ben has extensive experience supporting and developing businesses and applied research. For six years he was the Executive Director of Deakin Research Innovations, responsible for Deakin’s commercial research partnerships, as well as the commercialisation and translation of the University’s research and oversight of the ManuFutures advanced manufacturing scale-up facility. He was a member of the Victorian Government Innovation Taskforce in 2020 and represented Deakin on a number of research centre and institutes Boards.
Prior to joining Deakin in 2015, Ben was Director of Technology Strategy and Innovation at Telstra, working with the Chief Technology Officer to oversee the long-term technology strategy of the company and to instil a culture of innovation in the company. From 2007 to 2013, Ben was the Director of Investor Relations for Telstra, managing relationships between the company and its shareholders after its full privatisation.
Previously, Ben was Vice President and financial analyst at Credit Suisse in London covering the European telecom industry.