Sai is a leading expert on energy storage technologies arising from experience in R&D for over a decade in both academia and industry. He is inventor of a number of products relating to super capacitors, advanced materials and battery technologies, and has established and led product development and commercial teams globally within the battery industry in both start up and corporate environments. 

He was a co-founder and director of ASX listed battery Talga group’s UK operations and also worked for the Tata group, where he led research, commercialisation efforts, and strategy for energy storage technologies. 

Sai obtained his PhD from St John’s College, Cambridge, where he worked with Dyson in developing new concepts for high power energy storage technologies. His research work led to the commercialisation of novel printed energy storage concepts for IOT and power conversion technologies through a start-up he co-founded in San Francisco in 2012.