top of page
Public Speaker


BatteryMBA selects lecturers and guest lecturers based on their expertise and known experience in their battery-related fields. We aim to ensure that lecture topics and lecturers' expertise cover a range and diverse range of topics relevant to the battery sector.  

Meet our Experienced Past Lecturers

Maxine Ghavi

Head of Grid Edge Solutions at Hitachi Energy

Xiaohan Wu

Senior Expert at Porsche Consulting

Max Hickey

Business Development Manager at Li-Cycle

Tommi Valkonen

Strategy Manager at Sandvik

Mark Strauss

R&D Chemical Engineer at Aqua Metals

Evelina Stoikou

Senior Associate, Energy Storage at BloombergNEF

Kathleen Wagner

Interim Manager at Protafo Interim Performance

Yair Shacked

Founder of GIGADAYS

Tom Fairlie

Senior Sustainability Manager at Cobalt Institute

Ian Laurent

Managing Technical Director at BNP Paribas

Susannah McLaren

Head of Responsible Sourcing & Sustainability at Cobalt Institute

John O'Toole

Director of UK Asset Management at Amp Energy

Theresa Haisch

Consultant at Roland Berger

Virginia Klausmeier

President & CEO at Sylvatex

Claire Villevieille

Research Director at CNRS

Sheida Isikli

BatteryMBA Course Co-Ordinator & Battery Expert

Kush Sutaria

Battery Engineer at Axiom Space

Celine Büchel

Consultant at Roland Berger

Carlos Freire

Marine Battery Expert & Senior Onboard Electronics Consultant

Patricia Darez

Managing Director at 350renewables

Join Our Programme
And Become a Leader in the Battery Field

Alumni of a BatteryMBA Profile Image
bottom of page