Dr Peter Harrop Chairman

Dr Peter Harrop BSc PhD FIEE is Chairman and Founder (1999) of IDTechEx. He is a globally recognised expert on many of the topics covered by the company. He writes, lectures and consults worldwide for IDTechEx.
Earlier, he was a researcher at the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, Director of Technology of Plessey Capacitors Worldwide and Chief Executive of Mars Electronics a US/UK manufacturing start-up he took to $260 million turnover without acquisitions then sale for $500 million. He has been Chairman of 20 high tech companies including rescue and profitable sale of the $120 million fibre optic manufacturer and systems integrator PINACL Plc. He was expert witness in an electric vehicle related lawsuit in the High Court London that resulted in a $16 million settlement.
Brunel University London BSc PhD.
Research fields
Electric vehicles, energy storage, zero-emission off-grid electricity generation, energy harvesting, advanced materials.
Previous research
Atomic energy, thin film technology, printed electronics, displays, smart glass, RFID, Internet of Things, smart cards, smart airports and other.
CEO of Mars Electronics when it gained Queen's Award for Exports and Chairman of IDTechEx when it gained the successor to this award. Member Institute of Directors MInstD BSc PhD FIEE FCIM FinstP.

Speaking at Forthcoming Events

IDTechEx Business and Technology Insight Forums: On Electric Vehicles and Energy Storage
DongGang Hall (Avenue 3F), The K Hotel, 70, Baumoe-ro, 12-gil, Seocho-gu, Seoul - 25 - 26 Sep 2019
Forum 1 | 25 September | 9:15am-11:30am Electric Vehicles: Markets & Trends on Land, Sea, Air. Escape From Peak Car. The Next Wave of Electric Vehicles Forum 2 | 25 September | 12:45pm-3:00pm Electric Vehicle Roadmap for China & India Forum 3 | 25 September | 3:30pm-5:45pm Smart Materials for Structural Electronics Forum 4 | 26 September | 9:15am-11:30am Li-ion Batteries: Navigating the Rapid Evolution of Battery Supply and Demand Forum 5 | 26 September | 12:45pm-3:00pm Energy Storage Technologies: What Comes Next? Forum 6 | 26 September | 3:30pm-5:45pm Motors & Thermal Management: Material Opportunities and Market Trends
IDTechEx Show!
5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054 - 19 - 22 Nov 2019

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