Amrit Chandan

Co-Founder & CEO of cleantech company Aceleron, named on the Forbes 30 Under 30 List & recipient of the Hawley Award for Engineering Innovation

  • PhD in Chemical Engineering
  • Awarded SME leader by the Royal Academy of Engineering
  • Named Top 10 Asian Stars in UK Tech
  • Entrepreneur of the Year Regional Finalist by Ernst & Young 2022
  • Safer End of Engineered Life Champion named by Royal Academy of Engineering
  • BQ’s Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year 2014
  • Schott Scale Up Accelerator Selection Committee for the Royal Academy of Engineering
  • Fellow for Unreasonable

When Amrit Chandan is booked for events, they are known to discuss the following speaking topics:

Circular Economy

Amrit Chandan is the Co-Founder and CEO of Aceleron and is at the forefront of sustainable and reusable battery solutions in the UK. Having devoted his career to ensuring we play our part in rehabilitating the planet for future generations, with a particular interest in projects which address our current societal challenges, Amrit has been named on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list. When hired as a sustainability speaker, Amrit eloquently shares how his company is creating advanced lithium-ion batteries for the circular economy to help mitigate the battery waste created by the EV industry.

At the University of Birmingham, Amrit studied Chemistry and then earned his PhD in Chemical Engineering, graduating in 2014. During these 4 pivotal years at the University of Birmingham, where he collaborated with TATA Motors to help reduce our carbon emissions through the use of Hydrogen Fuel Cells, looking at how to optimise their membrane electrode assembly. In recognition of his talent, Amrit was named BQ’s Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year 2014. Upon completing his PhD, Amrit became the Technical Specialist in Low Carbon Vehicles for Cenex and the Director of Blue Vine Consultants Amrit worked on several projects to help bring technological innovations to the market. Amrit was also an Appointments Committee Member for The Royal Society.

In 2016 Amrit Co-Founded the revolutionary cleantech company, Aceleron, and has since been awarded an accolade of awards for his contributions to engineering including the Hawley Award for Engineering Innovation by HRH Princess Anne on behalf of Worshipful Company of Engineers and was named one of the Top 100 Asian Stars in UK Tech by Diversity UK. Amrit is an Advisory Board Member for Stronger Stories, a Schott Scale Up Accelerator Selection Committee for the Royal Academy of Engineering and a Fellow for Unreasonable.

Wanting to ensure his work reaches the far corners of the world to help under-developed countries, Amrit has partnered up with the Shell Foundation to increase the impact of its batteries. Believing that human ingenuity will save the world, Amrit has been working with businesses, governments and academia to help create a world where the world’s resources are preserved for future generations to come. Amrit has developed knowledge beyond his years and is now one of the most highly sought-after speakers on sustainability, able to help a wide variety of organisations to reduce their carbon footprint. Do not miss your chance to hear Amrit Chandan speak today.

Official Testimonials

Amrit Chandan is regularly booked to engage audiences at events, read their latest feedback below:

Amrit was a great speaker at a conference event, exploring sustainability powered growth. It’s a fascinating area and we’re going to hear a lot more about battery tech.

Ross, Partner, Hawthorn Advisors

Dr. Amrit Chandan captivated the audience at our RBC Brewin Dolphin dinner event with his insightful and engaging panel discussion. His expertise as a founder fundraising and his emphasis on sustainability-powered growth left a lasting impression. A true entrepreneurial inspiration!

Mabs, Regional Strategic Partnership Manager

Amrit spoke about the role of innovation, sustainability and entrepreneurship at a panel chaired by Lord Karen Bilimoria at the Commonwealth Games Business Forum, which was attended by over 300 senior business leaders and several Government Ministers.

Amrit was an excellent addition to the panel adding value, engaging the audience and providing his unique insight to the session. All this while managing the pressure of following keynote addresses by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the Chancellor and the Business Secretary!

I would happily work with Amrit again – an impressive speaker with an inspiring story.

Amita, Director of Public Affairs, CPI

Amrit was a panelist at a recent event for my organisation, the British Business Bank, taking part in a session entitled Innovation Stories: Putting innovation into practice. Amrit was a very engaging and insightful contributor, covering both the main topic of innovation and his business funding journey. He was an excellent speaker on both topics, making informative and interesting points which contributed to a very well received event.

Scott, Senior Manager, Communications, British Business Bank

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