The Board is responsible for the overall conduct of the Company's business and meet regularly to discuss reviews and reports on the business and plans of the Company.
Tim Yeo was appointed Chairman of AFC Energy in 2007. He is a non-executive director of Groupe Eurotunnel SE, Chair of the University of Sheffield Energy 2050 Industrial Advisory Board and Chair of New Nuclear Watch Europe. He was formerly Member of Parliament for South Suffolk and Chairman of the House of Commons Energy and Climate Change Select Committee.
Chief Executive Officer
Adam has over 17 years’ experience operating within the international energy sector both in executive management positions for listed energy companies, and in advisory capacities to Governments and the private sector.
Chief Operating Officer
Jim has almost 30 years’ experience in operations management and business development roles within engineering contracting sector. Jim spent 23 years at Foster Wheeler working in operational, business and commercial roles. This was followed by two years at ThyssenKrupp working in Process Technology/Business development.
Mitchell is the owner of Richards and Appleby Ltd, which is engaged in the manufacture, sales and distribution of branded toiletries and cosmetics. Among these is Leighton Denny, and several other well-known heritage brands, including “Cyclax” which formerly held the Royal Warrant from Her Majesty the Queen. His principal role is sales and marketing, dealing with blue-chip companies in the UK and exporting to over 60 companies internationally. Mitchell has other investments and manages interests in fashion, property, import/export and general trading.
Eugene served as head of corporate finance for OAO Sibneft in Moscow from 1998 through 2001. In 1994, he joined Salomon Brothers where he worked until 1998. Prior to that, he spent five years in corporate finance with KPMG in Toronto, Moscow and London. He was an auditor at PriceWaterhouse in Toronto from 1987 until 1989. Eugene is a chartered accountant and holds a Bachelors degree in commerce and finance from the University of Toronto. He has numerous other directorships; notably, he is a member of the boards of Chelsea FC plc, Evraz plc (a FTSE 250-listed company) and Highland Gold Mining Ltd (an AIM-quoted company).
Eugene worked at Russian oil major OAO Sibneft from 1996 through 2005, initially as senior vice president and, from 1998, as president of the company. Eugene is a graduate of the I. M. Gubkin Moscow Institute of Oil and Gas with a Masters in Applied Mathematics and he received an MBA and Masters in International Taxation from Fordham University in New York. He is currently non-executive Chairman of Highland Gold Mining Ltd, an AIM-quoted company, and is a member of the Board of Evraz plc, a FTSE 250-listed company.