David Roberts is a veteran industrialist with over 40 years in the automotive and aerospace sectors. His work in the manufacturing sector has included executive positions with Chrysler and Aston Martin. He is a champion of British manufacturing and has a close working relationship with the UK Government on UK automotive sector issues, especially supply chain growth and expansion. With a specific interest in the EV and Battery Sector, he launched one of the UK’s first Li-ion Battery Tech companies in 2010 and now has interests in several EV companies from specialist and niche EV vehicles through to hydrogen-electric commercial trucks. David currently Chairs a number of companies including TAE Power, Inc. Evtec Group, Auto Innovation Group, Rimstock Holdings and EVera Recruitment, and has been past Chair at a wide range of global companies. He is a Director at Tevva Motors Limited and is an Export Ambassador as well as an Industrial Advisor to Coventry University Aerospace and Automotive Advanced Manufacturing Facility.