Board of Directors
Patrick Elliott, Chairman
Pat Elliott is a company director with 40 years’ experience in investment and corporate management. His early career was at Consolidated Gold Fields Australia, and covered investment analysis, management and marketing. He later worked in investment banking and became Head of Corporate Finance for Morgan Grenfell Australia and Managing Director of Natcorp Investments. Patrick has a BCom and MBA, and is a CPA. He is on the Remuneration and Audit Committees.
Bruce Grey, Non-Executive Director
Bruce is a company director with a strong track record of management in engineering and manufacturing companies, and of commercialisation of automotive technology. This was gained during 13 years with Bishop Technology Group, a privately held Australian automotive technology development company, during which licensing agreements were secured with Robert Bosch, Mercedes Benz, Ford, and two Chinese component suppliers. He also secured an equity investment in Bishop from Mercedes-Benz, which was subsequently transferred to ThyssenKrupp Presta Steertec. Bishop’s technology is today present in over 20% of vehicles manufactured worldwide. In 2012 he was appointed to the Australian Federal Government’s Clean Technology Investment Committee.
Steen Feldskov, Non-Executive Director
Steen joins the CAP-XX board with nearly 40 years of experience working in the electronics industry, with approximately half of that time involved in the sale and marketing of electronic components and the remainder in senior management roles for electronics companies. He is currently the Country Manager for the Danish office of Hamamatsu Photonics Deutschland GmbH, a subsidiary of the Tokyo-listed Hamamatsu Photonics K. K. the Japanese manufacturer of optical sensors, electric light sources, and other optical devices.
Steen received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern Denmark and a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Marketing from the Copenhagen Business School, Denmark. Steen is also a Member of the Danish Management Society.
Lars Stegmann, Chief Executive Officer
Lars has spent more than two decades in international sales, project, and management roles. Lars has considerable experience in the field of power electronics, electronic components and systems, as well as extensive sales and marketing background in the automotive, automation, industrial, marine and medical technology industries. Prior to joining CAP-XX, Lars worked as Vice President and General Manager of C&K, the electronics switch and component manufacturer which is now part of Littelfuse Inc. Lars holds an engineering degree (Dipl. Ing.) in power electronics and an MBA from Zurich International Business School. He will be based in Hamburg Germany.
Mike Taylor, Chief Financial Officer
Mike has over 25 years’ experience in operations and financial management, much of it gained with internationally listed companies. Mike graduated from Kuring-Gai College with a BBus, and from Macquarie University with a MAppFin. He is a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA).
Alex Bilyk, Vice President Research
Alex is a Chemist with over 25 years’ experience in Research and Development. In the last 17 years he has been focused on industry R&D for materials and device development at both CAP-XX and CSIRO. Alex has worked extensively on improving the operational performance of energy storage devices. He was awarded a PhD from the University of Sydney and his BSc (Hons) from the University of Western Australia.
Dallas Garratt, VP – Operations
Dallas has significant experience in design, construction and operations, with a strong focus on manufacturing best practices and optimising operational efficiencies. He has held a number of engineering and project management positions within large multinational companies across Australia, Europe and Asia. Dallas has a B.Eng (Hons) in Chemical Engineering from the University of Sydney, and is a Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng).
Catherine Wang, General Manager – Quality
Catherine is an Engineer with over 35 years of Operations and Quality experience with over 20 years being with CAP-XX. After commencing in the field of design and development of production components, the last twenty years has been focused on the implementation of QC practices at high-tech manufacturing organisations. Catherine holds a Diploma in Information Technology and a Bachelor of Engineering.
Henry Huang, Manager – Applications Engineering
Henry has over 10 years’ experience in applications engineering with the majority of this experience gained at CAP-XX . During his CAP-XX tenure he has worked with a variety of worldwide organisations , customers and manufacturers, assisting with their power and application requirements. Henry commenced at CAP-XX as a part time summer student graduating from the University of NSW with a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering (Hons).