Meet the Highview Power team

Led by Javier Cavada, internationally recognized leader within the energy industry, we have an established and experienced management team.

Board of Directors
  • Colin Roy
  • Javier Cavada
    Chief Executive Officer and President
  • Tomas Harju-Jeanty
  • Niko Elmaleh
  • Nick Woollacott
  • Shaun Dean
  • Dr. Gerhard Cromme
  • Javier Cavada
    Chief Executive Officer and President
  • Salvatore Minopoli
    VP Highview Power USA
  • Stuart Nelmes
    Engineering Director
  • Wendy Prabhu
    Marketing and Communications Adviser
  • Gareth Brett
    Chief Technology Officer
  • Jacqueline Franks
    Head of HR & Administration
  • Mark Somerset
    Director of Business Growth
  • Seref Ataser
    Head of Finance
  • Mathew Brett
    Business Development Director
  • Alexander Silin
    Sales Director, Eastern Europe and Middle East
  • Gary Preece
    Power Systems Development Director

Join us

We are always on the lookout for determined individuals to join our team. We offer the opportunity to join a growing company within the rapidly emerging energy storage sector.

Visit our careers page for open positions. For speculative applications, you can also email with your CV and cover letter.


    • 2005

      Research begins at the University of Leeds

    • 2008

      The power recovery cycle demonstrated in lab-scale tests

    • 2010

      Installation of power recovery cycle in pilot plant

    • 2011

      Installation of complete pilot CryoEnergy Storage plant

    • 2012

      Highview Power signs cooperation agreement with the Messer group

    • 2013

      Highview Power enters into a licence agreement with General Electric

    • 2014

      Highview Power and project partner, Viridor, awarded funding for a 5MW LAES demonstration project by the UK Government

    • 2015

      Multiple feasibility studies awarded, including an award from the U.S. Navy

    • 2015

      Frost & Sullivan awards Highview Power with Global Large-Scale Energy Storage Technology Innovation Award

    • 2016

      Highview Power’s grid-scale High Grade Cold Store (HGCS) commissioned at the 5MW Pilsworth demonstration plant

    • 2017

      Highview Power expands into the US with new office in New York, a key market for LAES

    • 2017

      Highview Power awarded £1.5 million by Innovate UK for new hybrid LAES system to respond to frequency response market

    • 2018

      Highview Power and SNC Lavalin announce collaboration to deploy LAES projects in North America

    • 2018

      Pilsworth LAES Plant officially launched by Professor John Loughhead OBE FREng FTSE, Chief Scientific Adviser at BEIS

    • 2018

      Javier Cavada named President and CEO of Highview Power

    • 2019

      Highview Power partners with to modularize its Gigawatt-Hour Scale Cryogenic Energy Storage Systems

    • 2019

      Highview Power and TSK Enter Joint Venture to Develop Cryogenic Energy Storage Projects

    • 2019

      Highview Power Unveils CRYOBattery, World’s First Giga-Scale Cryogenic Battery

    • 2019

      Highview Power Contracts with Tenaska Power Services for US Cryogenic Energy Storage Projects

    • 2019

      Highview Power to Develop Multiple Cryogenic Energy Storage Facilities in the UK and to Build Europe’s Largest Storage System

    • 2019

      Highview Power and Encore Renewable Energy to Co-Develop the First Long Duration, Liquid Air Energy Storage System in the United States

    • 2020

      Sumitomo Heavy Industries (SHI) and Highview Power Partner to Expand Cryogenic Long-Duration Energy Storage Globally

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