Kevin O’Toole, CEO

Kevin O’Toole


Kevin is a chartered mechanical engineer & PhD with almost 20 years experience in the field of solid-state systems R&D. He is an SMA application specialist. Kevin is the technical founder of Exergyn and a member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

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John Galbraith


John is a C-suite executive with a track record in Fortune 500 companies such as Carrier, Cummins, and Daimler AG. He is a chartered engineer and Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

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Mark Connolly

Chief Commercial Officer

Mark has 20 years of sales and business development experience. Earlier in his career he was VP MENA for ABB Cylon Controls and recently was CEO of ECI Energy. He served as NED and investor director of Acutrace, exiting when the business was acquired by Pinergy. Mark has a degree in Energy and Environmental Engineering and an MBA from Trinity College Dublin.

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Mark Jervis

Head of Research and Development

Mark has over 20 years of experience in engineering, operations, and new product introduction with extensive experience in the Automotive, Fluid Power, and Offshore industries. He is highly accomplished at determining strategy and driving change and has a number of awarded patents.

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Richard Blackburn

Technical Fellow

Richard is a chartered engineer and a fellow of the IMechE. He has over 25 years of experience including companies such as Rolls Royce, Nissan, and McLaren, taking designs and products from prototype through to high volume production.

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Pamela Kavanagh

Chief People Officer

With a career spanning over 20 years, Pamela is experienced in all disciplines of Human Resources Management and has worked in senior roles across a number of organisations. Pamela is also a certified mediator with the Mediators Institute of Ireland.

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Mike Langan

Head of Strategic Partnerships and IP

Mike is a Chartered Engineer with almost 30 years of experience developing and commercializing new energy/engineering technologies mainly in the European energy industry. Ex BG, ENER-G, and IMI.

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Dr Jan Pilch

Head of SMA and R&D

With a Ph.D. in materials science, Jan is a world-renowned and published SMA specialist with expertise in SMA processing and microstructure of SMA in energy applications.

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Patrick Thorpe

CFO and Company Secretary

Patrick is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland (FCA), QFA and MBA and has worked in corporate finance and business advisory roles for over 25 years including working with PWC in New York.