Iain has a PhD in organic chemistry from Imperial College London working on the synthetic design and characterisation of polymers for organic photovoltaic applications. This was followed by a postdoctoral research position at the University of Washington, Seattle. During his research Iain has published extensively in peer-reviewed academic journals, co-authored a patent and delivered talks at multiple international conferences.
Prior to joining IDTechEx Iain has several years of experience as a Technology Consultant where he worked on commercialization and adoption of low carbon and renewable energy technologies. During this time Iain was seconded into a Middle East government agency where he led the development of a portfolio of solutions for decentralized energy and water use within a number of different industries.
At IDTechEx Iain covers off-grid, energy harvesting and related subjects.