About Us

Battery Associates was created in 2020 to unite battery enthusiasts globally and bring about sustainable energy solutions. B.A leverages the power of individuals to accelerate sustainable battery development and increase access to energy-efficient and sustainable batteries.


Today, B.A operates as a global network that unites battery experts (BatteryPRO), as a platform for innovative projects (BatteryLAB), and as a facilitator of training programmes for aspiring battery leaders (BatteryEDU). B.A's educational programmes notably includes BatteryMBA, a 12-week programme training aspiring battery leaders.

Meet The Team

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Dr Simon Engelke

Founder & Chair

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Amandine Bressand

Chief of Staff

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Mariano Rubio

Events & Project lead
Ethical Battery Rating

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Barath Venkatesan

Analyst & Junior Consutlant

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Joanna Schmidt

Intern | Battery Course Content Lead

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Amr El-Misy

Project Lead | Battery Cycler


Darren Armstrong

Operations | Accounting & Finances

 “Battery Associates is unique because one of its core missions is also to make the battery sector inclusive of underrepresented communities. Battery Associates will result in unique and new partnerships of battery experts globally and we have no doubt that these collaborations will drive innovation on all fronts of the battery sector.” 

Dr Simon Engelke

Founder & Chair, Battery Associates