Formerly at EDF Energy, Daniel Bentham will join Ubitricity (UK) as Managing Director. Based in Berlin and London, Ubitricity provides intelligent charging and billing solutions for electric vehicles. For more than three years, the company has been contributing to mobility change in the UK by converting existing lanterns into charging points for EVs in residential areas.
Daniel Bentham has held a number of management positions and was most recently responsible for the research and development of future energy systems and technologies such as Smart Cities, Smart Grids, Smart Businesses, Smart Metering, Connected Homes, Low Carbon Transport and Energy Storage for the UK market as Head of R&D, Smart Customers at EDF Energy.
“We’re exceptionally pleased that Daniel has taken on this leadership role,” said Lex Hartman, Chairman of the Board. “As a Managing Director, he will strengthen our team with his long-term experience and excellent knowledge of the British market, as well as a very good network. I am convinced that his management experience will contribute to driving forward our ambitious growth plans for the UK.”
Daniel Bentham: “I am very much looking forward to becoming a member of the Ubitricity management team and leading the UK business. Throughout my career, I have been passionate about the low carbon transition in the UK. The electric vehicle charge points and smart energy platforms being deployed by Ubitricity are critical to the mass adoption of electric vehicles, which is a major step in achieving the low carbon transition and delivering on the UK’s commitment to Net Zero by 2050.”