Let’s get to know David a little better.
Industry You Work In & Company:
Cleantech. Hyperion Executive Search is a global headhunting company like Egon Zender and Heidrick and Struggles
We work with some of the worlds most innovative cleantech companies, including many invested in my Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos’s Breakthrough Energy Ventures.
I also host the ‘Leaders in Cleantech’ podcast, where I interview leading cleantech CEOs from across the world.
Role In Company:
CEO & Founder of Hyperion Executive Search.
How did you get involved in the sustainable industry?
In 2007 I co-founded an award-winning multi-technology renewable energy installation business, during this time I sat as a policy board member with the UK Renewable Energy Association (REA), and was a member of PRASEG (Parliamentary Renewable and Sustainable Energy Group).
David Hunt is a prominent figure and thought leader in the cleantech sector. Hailed as a leading green entrepreneur by the Financial Times, David also presents at industry events such as EcoSummit, Energy Storage Europe and Fully Charged Live. He also hosts the ‘Leaders in Cleantech’ Podcast. He was also chosen as one of 25 Linked In Top Voices 2018, and is a Board Advisor, Mentor and Speaker.
David is a frequent contributor to trade publications such as Energy Storage News, Solar Power Portal, PV Tech, Clean Energy News, Smart Cities World and Recruitment International. His industry insights have been quoted in UK broadsheet newspapers such as The Guardian, The Independent, The Telegraph and the Sunday Times. Being well versed in business and economics, he has also lent his voice to the likes of BBC Radio Four and ITV’s 6 O’clock news.
A cleantech expert and industry insider, David specialises in the clean energy and
eMobility sectors. His drive to accelerate these growing markets led him to set up Hyperion Executive Search Ltd, a talent acquisition company specialising in the clean energy space that incisively places talent where it’s needed. Hyperion has been helping businesses grow and succeed since 2014 and recently expanded its operations in Europe with a new office in Munich. David’s headhunting team now operates across EMEA and the US.
What trends are you seeing in your industry?
Digitalisation of energy and mobility.
Energy and mobility as a service models,
Rapid growth of eMobility
Long duration Energy Storage
What is one “Action Item” the viewers can take away from this conversation?
Get involved, as an entrepreneur, or as an employee. Use their time to make an impact.
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