Professor Nigel Brandon is Director of the SUPERGEN fuel cell consortium, the Sustainable Gas Institute and the EPSRC-funded Energy Storage Research Network. He leads redox flow battery research at Imperial College London and the networking activity of the grand challenge project “Energy storage for low carbon grids”. His research interests focus on materials, device and systems engineering for batteries and fuel cells. He has published over 120 journal papers and holds 15 patents in the sector, including 2 recent patents on redox flow batteries, and one on battery management. He was awarded the Royal Academy of Engineering Silver Medal in 2007.