Naked Energy Ltd was founded in September 2009 as a design and innovation
business focused on renewable energy and energy conservation.
Christophe Williams, Founder and Managing Director
Christophe is commercial impetus behind Naked Energy. He has worked as a senior creative executive in the advertising
industry for over 15 years, dealing with such clients as Microsoft, BMW, Sony and various UK government departments,
such as the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and the Central Office of Information on specific
Adrian Murrell, Technical Director
Adrian is a technologist, engineering manager and entrepreneur, specialising in micro and nanotechnologies, with a Chemistry DPhil from Oxford University and 20 years of experience in industrial research and product development. He worked 4 years for Oxford Instruments and 14 years for Applied Materials, the global market leader in semiconductor processing equipment, as Engineering Director and then CTO. In 2009 he co-founded a start-up business, MMV Sense, developing wearable sensor solutions for health and fitness applications. In 2014 he joined Naked Energy as Head of Product Development.
Nicholas Simmons, Finance Director
Nick qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1992 with Arthur Andersen. Nick joined Yahoo! as its first
European Finance Director, successfully launching in 9 countries and building the business from start-up to $100 million
turnover in four years. He has since held senior finance positions at Warner Music, Opodo, Carphone Warehouse and DDB.
Richard Boyle, Design and Innovation Director
Richard has been building and designing renewable energy devices for the last 30 years. He successfully designed,
built and commercialised a solar thermal panel to Solar Keymark accreditation. Prior to joining Naked Energy
he has worked as an electrical/mechanical design engineer for Computing Devices, Applied Materials and
EDF (Now UK Power Networks).
Paul Murray, Non-Executive Director
Paul Murray has joined the Board of Naked Energy as Non-Executive Director, he is also a shareholder. As well as being an active private investor,
Paul holds a portfolio of Non-Executive roles – he chairs the Audit and Risk Committees at Qinetiq PLC and Royal Mail Holdings PLC.
He is also a Trustee of Pilotlight and was previously Senior Independent Director of Taylor Nelson Sofres plc and has
also been Group Finance Director of Carlton Communications PLC and of LASMO PLC.
Prof Peter Childs, Professorial Lead in Engineering Design Imperial College London
Peter is a leading authority on heat transfer and sustainable solar energy component and system design.
Peter is a key member of the Naked Energy development team.
Norman Cottington, Research & Prototype development
Norman is a senior engineer and inventor developing renewable and in particular solar technologies. Norman has also spent
many years in the field of medical, mirror-concentrated light sources – a low cost alternative to lasers.