Libertine FPE Ltd has appointed Dr Lee Juby in the role of Business Development Director.
Lee will join the full-time team from 1st October and will operate out of the Sheffield office playing a key role in the company’s growth and business acquisition plans, customer retention and securing sustainable revenue with strategic partners.
An expert in electrical power systems, Lee is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology and a Chartered Engineer with a doctorate from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology and has more than twenty years of blue-chip commercial experience.
Sam Cockerill, founder and chief executive at Libertine, said: “The appointment of Lee is an important step in delivering our business growth potential.
“Lee brings considerable global market knowledge and will help us to identify and secure new business partnerships. We warmly welcome him to the team.”
Lee will oversee the company’s planned growth strategy which ultimately aims to bring forward the widespread use of Free Piston Engines in distributed power and transport markets.
His past experience includes twenty years’ in the development and commercialisation of advanced technology focusing on conversion and delivery of electrical power.
Lee Juby said: “I will be supporting Sam and the team to build upon the strong history that Libertine already has for the development and commercialisation of their technology.
“I will be supporting existing markets and clients as well as assessing and introducing new market sectors. This will include delivery of strategic growth through the formation of new partnerships.”
Lee has previously held several senior business development roles from early stage start-up through to established blue chip companies.
This includes five years at Rolls-Royce Plc, a term as CEO at VPhase Plc – helping Brazilian mining giant Vale and supporting its acquisition of a majority stake in Turbo Power Systems Plc, a consultancy role at EA Technology – providing technology development and consultancy services and most recently, working as Business Development Director for Intelligent Energy Plc.
Lee added: “This is a great time to be involved in energy generation markets and I look forward to the challenge of my new role. I will be keen to hear from potential partners so urge any interested parties to get in touch to discuss applications and opportunities.
“Libertine’s technology will help to make decentralised power generation an accepted reality, bringing clean, reliable and affordable power to wherever it is needed and potentially transforming the lives of millions of people globally.”