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.
Electric vehicles, energy storage, zero-emission off-grid electricity generation, energy harvesting, advanced materials.
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.