LONDON, Sept. 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VivoPower International PLC (NASDAQ: VVPR, the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kim Lawrence to the VivoPower Advisory Council.
Based in Brisbane, Australia, Kim is a clean tech innovation specialist with a passion for renewable energy, battery storage and electric vehicles. She provides commercialisation focused advice and governance through several board and advisory committee appointments including as a member of the Federal Government’s Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) Advisory Panel and a director of solar developer Luminous Energy Australia. Kim has wide ranging commercial experience encompassing energy, mining, commodity and banking sectors both within the private sector and government enterprises. In her prior executive roles at Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) and Low Carbon Australia, she was a leader in the design and delivery of clean energy debt products and funding aggregation vehicles for low emissions vehicles, energy efficiency upgrades and rooftop solar technologies. Prior to these roles, Kim was an investment banker with Macquarie in New York and Sydney, focused on the mining and energy sectors. She is also a qualified solicitor.
Executive Chairman and CEO of VivoPower, Kevin Chin commented, “I am delighted to welcome Kim to the VivoPower Advisory Council. Her knowledge of the Australian battery storage, electric vehicle and renewable energy ecosystem combined with her extensive experience in the mining, commodity and energy sectors are going to be invaluable to VivoPower’s strategy.”
VivoPower Advisory Council member, Kim Lawrence commented, “I am pleased to be joining the VivoPower team and look forward to helping them execute on their commercial electric vehicle, battery storage and sustainable energy solutions strategy in Australia.”
VivoPower is an international battery technology, electric vehicle, solar and critical power services company whose core purpose is to deliver sustainable energy solutions to its customers. VivoPower is a certified B Corporation and has operations in Australia, the United States, and the United Kingdom.
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