Board

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.

 

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John Rennocks

Chairman and Non-Executive Director

YEAR APPOINTED – 2017
John brings a wealth of public markets and energy market experience to the Board of AFC Energy. With numerous senior board appointments including as Senior Non-Executive Director or Chairman at Inmarsat plc, Babcock International Group plc, Diploma plc, Intelligent Energy and currently Bluefield Solar Income Fund Ltd, and Utilico Emerging Markets Ltd.  John has broad experience in conventional and renewable electricity generation and biotechnology, support services and manufacturing, having previously served as Finance Director of three FTSE100 companies, Smith and Nephew plc, PowerGen plc and British Steel / Corus plc.  He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales. 

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Adam Bond

Chief Executive Officer

YEAR APPOINTED – 2014
Adam has over 18 years’ experience operating within the international energy sector both in executive management positions for listed energy companies, and in advisory capacities to both Governments and the private sector. Adam is well networked internationally across the conventional and unconventional energy sectors and has a strong understanding of energy markets and deal making within that sector.

Adam’s mandate is focused on driving  AFC Energy’s transition to an industry leading alkaline fuel cell company, whose focus is on project execution in defined key global markets. Adam was a Non-Executive Director of AFC Energy  since 2012, and was formerly Director of both Waste2Tricity Ltd and JS Yerostigaz (Uzbekistan). He is qualified with Bachelors’ degrees in commerce and law and a Master in Laws ( Taxation).


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Jim Gibson

Chief Operating Officer

YEAR APPOINTED 2017
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.

 

 

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Richard Tuffill

Chief Financial Officer

YEAR APPOINTED 2017
Richard has worked within the energy industry for the past 20 years, most recently as CFO of Horizon Nuclear Power, a UK energy company developing a new generation of nuclear power stations. Previously, Richard held senior financial management positions at RWE in Germany and npower in the UK. Richard qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Arthur Andersen & Co and has a Bachelor degree in Economics and Economic History from the University of Bristol.

 

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Eugene Tenenbaum

Non-Executive Director

YEAR APPOINTED – 2013
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 and Evraz plc (a FTSE 250-listed company). 

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Joe Mangion

Non-Executive Director

YEAR APPOINTED – 2017

Joe Mangion, a Chartered Accountant, will bring to the Board over 20 years of operational experience within the environmental services and alternative energy sectors, including five years as an institutional investor and over five years as an independent consultant. He is Chairman of Labrador Ltd., a disruptive technology company operating in the Energy Supply sector and previously was the CEO of Swiss listed Leclanché, S.A. – a developer and producer of large format lithium-ion energy storage and energy management systems, Chairman of Solel Solar Systems Ltd., a private equity backed solar company, and a board member of Airtricity Plc., a private equity backed wind developer. Earlier in his career, Joe was the Group Finance Director of Veolia UK. He has invested over $500million in alternative energy, doubling returns and has executed over $10 billion of M&A and capital markets transactions.

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Lisa Jordan

Non-Executive Director

YEAR APPOINTED – 2017
Lisa has over 20 years experience of business development in the industrial gases and renewable energy space. Lisa was previously a director of Air Products Renewable Energy Limited (part of Air Products and Chemicals Inc), a global industrial gases business providing atmospheric and process gases where she led the development of its European energy from waste business which was focused on the use of advanced gasification technology to produce electricity and renewable hydrogen.

Lisa is currently Business Development Director at MHC (Services) Limited responsible for managing a portfolio of energy related investments and a representative of Ervington Investments Limited which originally invested in the Company in 2012 and has supported it since then.