Management, board & advisors

  • 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.

  • Paul Farrar head of development at Evince Technology

    Paul Farrar

    Head of development

    Prior to joining Evince in 2017, Paul was senior engineer at Compound Photonics leading a team scaling up single crystal optical laser materials. Paul joined Evince initially as a development engineer, leading advances across many of Evince’s underpinning technologies before stepping into his current role. Paul studied chemistry at Bangor before moving into advanced semiconductor research at Durham University.

  • John Miller

    Head of commercial

    John Miller joined Evince to take charge of implementing its go-to-market strategy. He has over 40 years’ experience in global sales, marketing and business development roles within the semiconductor industry. His previous positions have included: VP global sales for sensor company Pyreos; VP business development and COO at CamSemi; and worldwide MSI manager for power products at Philips (now NXP) Semiconductors.

  • Phil Cammerman

    Non-executive director

    Phil is a metallurgist by background with an MBA out of Stanford University. brings 50 years of experience of working in the engineering industry both in the UK and US. Over the last 25 years he built up the YFM Venture Capital Group into the most active SME investor in the UK supporting a wide variety of technology based businesses. He remains active, supporting a number of technology businesses in the UK and Ireland.

  • Tony Lakin

    Non-executive director

    Tony has been on the board of Evince since 2008, and also provides part-time support to the Evince’s development activities involving modelling and power supplies. Tony brings over 40 experience in engineering, having built-up a highly successful power electronics business which sold to TurboPowerSystems plc in 2001 from which he recently retired as R&D Director in 2018.

  • Keith Ferguson

    Non-executive director

    Keith gained a PhD microwave electronics from Leeds University before joining Filtronic, quickly moving from technical into business development/sales roles to become CEO of their worldwide defence electronic companies as the company grew from a university spin-out to FTSE listing. He helped sell Filtronic’s defence arm to Teledyne in 2008.

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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