The Engas team members have been working for more than two decades in the UK on integration of renewables with energy storage such as batteries, hydrogen production, hydrogen-storage, H2-refuelling, gas engines and fuel cells.
Dr Amit Roy has 21 years practical experience on green hydrogen production by electrolysers powered by intermittent energy sources. He is the sole inventor and owner of multiple patents.
He has developed a novel hydrogen compressor and refueller with significantly greater advantages over conventional compressors.
Amit was a Member of the UK's Green Hydrogen Standards Committee appointed by the DECC-UK Gov, and the member of OMIL for gas metering and safety appointed by the BEIS- UK Govt. Holds a PhD in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, MBA, M-Tech (Energy) & B-Tech in Civil Engineering. He is the founder and CEO of Engas UK Ltd and Bio-CNG Ltd working on biomethane upgrading, vehicle refuelling & CO2 capturing. He was the founder/ CEO of RE Hydrogen in 2009 - 2017 working on hydrogen systems delivering many successful research programmes. He started at AFC Energy Plc from its inception (2006-2009) developing fuel cells as the Head of Fuel Cells, which has been listed on the London Stock Exchange since 2007.
Shampi Roy is experienced in digital media creation to present a technical concept such as how hydrogen energy fits within the renewable energy sectors and hydrogen would be blended into households and into our day to day working life through simplified digital image, video or animation.
This is to provide digitised customer experiences to adopt hydrogen energy and how to improve awareness on hydrogen- safety through infographics, and various digital media by working with the engineering team. Shampi has experience in digital media design, AutoCAD, Inventor, Fusion 360, Solidworks for product assembly design towards manufacturing, and 2D and 3D animation, 3D Studio Max, Maya, Unity, Adobe Suite and various video editing tools to make Engas Global's product offerings user friendly whilst improving the aesthetics, acceptability and usefulness of the hydrogen energy solutions. Shampi has a degree in Accountancy (Hons). She also obtained her MSc in Digital Media Design from Edinburgh University.
Bharat Thakrar is a qualified accountant with significant experience in manufacturing, property, global shipping and, construction company.
Earlier he worked as a Financial Controller in SHURflo, a $3.5 billion company listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
Bharat is advising Engas Global in all financial and compliance aspects.
Dr Ajay Niranjane has more than 20 years of experience with a multifaceted career spanning various domains within Australia's governmental, corporate, and entrepreneurial sectors. With a Ph.D. in Applied Biology and Biotechnology, his research interest is centred on optimizing cellulase enzymes for on-site bioreactor applications, revolutionizing biomass pre-treatment, and enhancing the economic viability of industrial bioenergy processes.
Ajay brings wealth of experience and comprehensive understanding of the Australian Agriculture industry along with expertise in work health safety policy and chemical regulations. He embodies a commitment to excellence across various domains such as GIS mapping, data analysis, AI integration, project & program management, incidence management and developing policy and regulatory measures. Ajay has overseen governance and coordination of multiple administered funding programs implementing and delivering multiple capability development projects. Ajay remains committed to driving innovation in hydrogen production while integrating scientific insights into policy and regulation to foster sustainable growth and technological advancement in the energy sector.
Dr Andrew Murphy has spent a decade in the hydrogen sector, both at Shell and as Founder of RHC IMZADI Consulting.
Andrew is advisor to companies in the hydrogen fuel cell and storage spaces, successfully helping the development of business models and inter-company partnering. Andrew currently sits as a Fund Advisor to Blue Vision Capital.
Whilst at Shell, Andrew oversaw the company's involvement in development of the 'Bluebook' guidance allowing hydrogen refuelling station placement on UK forecourts, represented Shell in the London Hydrogen Network Expansion Project and the FCH-JU Urban Buses: Alternative Powertrains for Europe Study. Andrew was involved in the company's strategic realignment that led to the placement of Shell's first UK hydrogen stations and acted as Business Opportunity Manager to Shell's Gamechanger and Shell Ventures groups, resulting in investment and Joint Ventures with third-party hydrogen technology companies. At RHC IMZADI, Andrew established Meridian and Contact Energy's Advisory Board for their New Zealand hydrogen mega project and jointly established the Papua New Guinea Hydrogen Association in which he currently sits as President.
Prof. Dr. Mohan Lal Kolhe is a Professor in Smart Grid, Hydrogen Energy & Sustainable Electrical Energy System at University of Agder (Norway)
He is a leading renewable energy technologist with three decades of academic experience at the international level and previously held academic positions at the world's prestigious universities, e.g., University College London (UK / Australia), University of Dundee (UK); University of Jyvaskyla (Finland); Hydrogen Research Institute, QC (Canada); etc. In addition, he was a member of the Government of South Australia’s first Renewable Energy Board (2009-2011) and worked on developing renewable energy policies.
Professor Kolhe is a distinguished expert assessor for numerous international research councils (e.g. European Commission: Erasmus+ Higher Education - worldwide Capacity Building, Royal Society London (UK), Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC UK), Cyprus Research Foundation, and others). Furthermore, many international organizations have invited him to deliver keynote addresses, expert lectures, workshops, and other events. He has also served on a number of academic advancement committees.
A passionate environmentalist, who has been pivotal in bringing the ANAEROBIC DIGESTERS industry into the 21st century through cutting edge designs and working with the industry’s leading bodies in the UK and abroad. Chris has been working in designing and building waste treatment systems to be used as pollution control, carbon reduction, slow release fertiliser and renewable energy since the early 1990’s. Have succeeded in gaining a number of patents within the industry across Europe, Australia, Canada, Singapore and USA. Founder and Director of Bioplex Ltd (https://www.bioplex.co.uk/). Chris is also a published author having written a number of papers and articles within books on the subject. His excellent work has been included in leading industry books and other publications including "Agricultural Mass Balance 2002”, “Future Perfect 2003", UK Government AD Industry “Good Practice Guidelines” and National Farmers Union information. Chris Reynell will participate with Engas Global hydrogen team on various farming innovation projects such as onsite hydrogen production for grain drying, powering farming equipment on hydrogen and back up power by blending with hydrogen and biomethane. Engas is demonstrating its unique technology at Windover Farm, Longstock, Hampshire.
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