Meet the Highview Power team

Led by Gareth Brett, a veteran of the independent power sector, we have an established and experienced management team.

  • Colin Roy
    Executive Chairman
  • Gareth Brett
    Chief Executive Officer
  • Emma Gibson
    Director of Operations
  • Matthew Barnett
    Business Development Director
  • Stuart Nelmes
    Engineering Director
  • Rakesh Shah
    Finance Director
  • Nic Castellucci
    Chief Design Engineer
  • David Sandalow
    Senior Advisor
  • Carl Sheldon
    President, US Office
Non-Executive Directors
  • Niko Elmaleh
    since March 2008
  • Brian Greensmith
    since January 2014
  • Nick Woollacot
    since January 2014
  • Vincent Crowley
    since January 2016

Join us

We are always on the lookout for determined individuals to join our team. We offer the opportunity to join a growing company within the rapidly emerging energy storage sector.

Please click the box on the right to view the current vacancy. For speculative applications, you can email with your CV and cover letter.


  • 2005

    Research begins at the University of Leeds

  • 2008

    The power recovery cycle demonstrated in lab-scale tests

  • 2010

    Installation of power recovery cycle in pilot plant

  • 2011

    Installation of complete pilot CryoEnergy Storage plant

  • 2012

    Highview Power signs cooperation agreement with the Messer group

  • 2013

    Highview Power enters into a licence agreement with General Electric

  • 2014

    Highview Power and project partner, Viridor, awarded funding for a 5MW LAES demonstration project by the UK Government

  • 2015

    Multiple feasibility studies awarded, including an award from the U.S. Navy

  • 2015

    Frost & Sullivan awards Highview Power with Global Large-Scale Energy Storage Technology Innovation Award

  • 2016

    Highview Power’s grid-scale High Grade Cold Store (HGCS) commissioned at the 5MW Pilsworth demonstration plant

  • 2017

    Highview Power expands into the US with new office in New York, a key market for LAES

  • 2017

    Highview Power awarded £1.5 million by Innovate UK for new hybrid LAES system to respond to frequency response market

  • 2018

    Highview Power and SNC Lavalin announce collaboration to deploy LAES projects in North America

  • 2018

    Pilsworth LAES Plant officially launched by Professor John Loughhead OBE FREng FTSE, Chief Scientific Adviser at BEIS


    The new conceptual GigaPlant 200MW/1.2GWh

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