COLIN HERRONManaging Director
Profile: Dr Colin Herron
As the managing director of the company, I network, research then filter information to decide the business direction of Zero Carbon Futures. I use my experience and technical knowledge to try and plot technology trajectories and decide if the company should get involved in particular projects. I then work between academic, public bodies and industry to help shape those projects.
Creating a successful business with an international reputation supported by a fantastic team out of the ashes of the RDA when most pundits told us it could not be done.
Professor of Practice, Newcastle University
Doctorate Newcastle University
Member North East LEP Innovation Board.
North East Automotive Alliance Innovation strand lead
I can’t stop working and still work on ZCF business out of work but mix it with volunteering for a homeless charity in Newcastle and I’m currently training for a marathon.
Last week’s announcement sparked a lot of discussion about the merits of electric cars with a number of cons being put forward. Here’s my look at the 7 most frequent arguments against electric cars and my response to each.read more