An award-winning strategist and advocate, along with leading the Company and its vision, Toby spearheads the business development and communications programmes for Dearman with a main focus on International Engagement and the development of the Cold Economy globally.
Toby co-founded both Highview Power Storage (2004) and Dearman Engine Company (2011) and with them the concept of liquid air as an energy storage solution for both grid and transport delivering both cold and power. In 2013, he moved across full-time to Dearman. He has established liquid air within the mainstream energy debate and helped secure some £20 million of UK grant funding for liquid air development as well as more than £12 million of inward investment into the UK for technology development.
Toby is an Honorary Professor in the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Birmingham.