Management, board & advisors

  • Dr Gareth Taylor

    Dr Gareth Taylor

    CEO

    Gareth is the major driving force behind Evince’s ground-breaking technology and its vision, and is known for his infectious enthusiasm and determination to succeed. His career includes senior technical and business development roles with Rolls-Royce and VA Technologie AG, and as a consultant advising several companies on energy technology and business development strategies. Gareth has a PhD in space power engineering from Newcastle University.

  • John Carr

    Dr John Carr

    Head of development

    Before joining Evince in 2017, John was VP of R&D at TASK Microelectronics in Montreal, Canada with responsibility for developing custom micro-packaged devices. He was enticed back to the UK by Evince and the opportunity to test his technical and leadership skills in bringing its pioneering new technology to market. John has a PhD in electrical and electronic engineering from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh.

  • TBA

    Head of commercial

    Biography soon.

  • Ted Wiggans

    Chair & non-executive director

    Ted was appointed as chair in 2020, bringing over 40 years’ experience in building manufacturing capability within the global semiconductor industry. His career includes 8 years as COO at Xaar plc, and operations director roles with Zetex Semiconductors and Cambridge Semiconductor. In addition to chairing Evince, Ted works part-time for The University of Cambridge Judge Business School as a specialist pathway leader.

  • Dr Gareth Taylor

    Dr Gareth Taylor

    Founder, CEO & director

    Gareth is the major driving force behind Evince’s ground-breaking technology and its vision, and is known for his infectious enthusiasm and determination to succeed. His career includes senior technical and business development roles with Rolls-Royce and VA Technologie AG, and as a consultant advising several companies on energy technology and business development strategies. Gareth has a PhD in space power engineering from Newcastle University.

  • Deborah McGargle

    Deborah McGargle

    Non-executive director & commercial general counsel

    Deborah has worked with Evince since 2017 and joined its board, initially as interim chair, in 2019. She is a bar-qualified corporate lawyer, who was on the board of Siemens UK before leaving to build her career as an advisor and NXD to technology companies and VC’s. She also helped found Particular Legal, and more recently the online platform SeedLegals.

Evince is able to draw on a panel of world-leading academics in the fields of diamond materials and wide band-gap semiconductors. The company’s Technology Advisory Panel (TAP) meets with our development team every quarter to review and provide guiding insight into our development activities.

Current members of the panel are:

  • Tony Lakin

    Chair of TAP

    Tony is a highly respected figure in the power electronics community having established his own company Turbo Power Systems. He is also an active member on a number of national and international technical working groups.

  • Dr David Moran

    University of Glasgow

    David is a senior lecturer in electronics and nanoscale engineering at the James Watt School of Engineering, and the UK’s leading academic authority in diamond devices for high frequency applications.

  • Professor Phil Mawby

    University of Warwick

    Phil is chair of Power Electronic, Applications and Technology in Energy Research. He is a Fellow of the IET, a distinguished lecturer for the IEEE Electron devices society, and an expert on new devices using compound semiconductors.

  • Professor Oliver Williams

    Cardiff University

    Oliver is founder and head of the Cardiff Diamond Foundry, the UK’s largest diamond materials academic research group, and director of research for the Condensed Matter and Photonics Group at the university.

  • Professor John Wilson

    Heriot-Watt University

    Emeritus professor John Wilson is one of the founding academics of diamond research in the UK. He continues to work actively in supporting developments in thin-film solar technology and diamond.

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