Adrian Vinsome is currently Head of Energy Research for Cenex. He has a strong transport and technical background, having started his professional career with Jaguar Cars Ltd and having worked for both the Universities of Warwick and Durham on collaborative research and technology transfer programmes with industry.
Within Cenex, Adrian has been responsible for large-scale vehicle demonstration and infrastructure deployment programmes, including the Low Carbon Vehicle Procurement Programme to accelerate the introduction of low carbon vans into public sector fleets, and the Plugged-in Midlands programme which installed an extensive network of electric vehicle charging points across the region. He is currently leading a number of projects related to low carbon vehicle energy infrastructure, in particular V2G and grid management research projects with both UK and European partners.
Adrian is a Chartered Engineer and an active IET member. He is a panel member for the IET Code of Practice for Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment Infrastructure and Chairman of the IET Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Conference 2016. He has over 30 years’ experience in project and programme management in low carbon vehicle technologies.