Chief Executive Officer

Our client's mission is to unlock the low carbon economy and enable a clean energy fuiture by transforming the way in which hydrogen is transported. They have developed an innovative engineering solution to construct, continuous, no-join composite pipeline on site. Their system uses the latest advancements in composite materials to make the distriubution of futre energies safe, durable and efficent.

They seek a CEO to advance the commercialisation of the business and lead the corporate "build-out" as they expand. Prior experteince in the energy sector would be advantageous as would be strong networks with EPC companies worldwide.


  • Help to advance commercialisation and corporate build out
  • Develop and implement commercial strategies according to company goals and objectives aiming to accelerate growth
  • Conduct market research and analysis to create detailed business plans on commercial opportunities (expansion, business development, strategic partnerships etc.)
  • Understand the requirements of existing customers to ensure their needs are being met
  • Act to acquire new customers and manage client relationships (new and existing)
  • Collaborate with R&D and Product Development
  • Build and maintain profitable partnerships with key stakeholders
  • Monitor performance of commercial activities using key metrics and prepare reports for the Board of Directors
  • Assist in setting financial targets and budget development and monitoring


  • Proven experience as commercial director or other relevant role
  • Proven experience in sales and/or marketing and managing relationships with key clients
  • Proven experience in the materials innovation sector
  • Strong networks and connections in North- America and Europe
  • In-depth understanding of market research methods and analysis
  • Highly numerate with a solid knowledge of performance reporting and financial/budgeting processes
  • Commercial awareness partnered with a strategic mindset
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities
  • MSc/MBA in business administration, finance or relevant field