LONDON, UK – ev.energy announces the departure of its Co-Founder and CTO, Chris Darby.
Chris has played a significant role in shaping the company’s vision and technological advancements over the past five years. His departure, effective 15 September 2023, marks the end of an era for ev.energy.
Chris’ contributions to ev.energy have been transformative – propelling the company towards the forefront of sustainable energy solutions.
During his tenure, ev.energy achieved pivotal milestones that laid the groundwork for its ongoing success, including the recent announcement of Series B funding.
"After five awesome years I’ve taken the decision with Nick and the board to leave ev.energy. It’s been an honour and a pleasure to develop ev.energy from a concept to an established business, " said Chris Darby.
“I have no range anxiety about ev.energy! I firmly believe the company is in an excellent position to achieve even more with the recent Series B funding and our talented team in place. I’ll be spending the next few months recharging my own batteries and looking for the next early-stage idea to bring to market, which is where I thrive.”
Despite stepping down from his role as CTO, he will continue to serve as a director until the end of the year. During this time, he will actively support the company’s operations and remain engaged at the executive level with the board – ensuring a smooth transition for the next phase of ev.energy’s journey.
Nick Woolley, ev.energy's Chief Executive Officer, expressed his gratitude for Chris Darby's contributions, saying, "Chris has been an exceptional partner and leader, instrumental in shaping ev.energy into the innovative company it is today. His dedication and vision have been critical to our growth, and we wish him every success in his future endeavours. While we will miss him greatly, we understand and support his decision to pursue new opportunities in the cleantech space.”
ev.energy remains committed to its mission of enabling a cleaner and more sustainable future. With a strong team and an unwavering focus on innovation, the company is set to rapidly scale operations across North America and Europe, acting as the connective tissue between energy and transport. The business will connect millions of vehicles, chargers, and drivers to their Virtual Power Plant (VPP) and enable Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) services to support the grid.