A photograph of David Roberts

David Roberts

Chairman (Part-Time)

David Roberts is a veteran industrialist with over 40 years in the automotive and aerospace sectors. His key strengths are prescriptive and evolutionary strategy with strong strategic vision and motivation skills ideally suited for resolving business issues. He has strong experience of International operations and markets, MBOs/MBIs and Mergers & Acquisitions. He has a close working relationship with UK Government on UK automotive sector, especially supply chain growth and expansion.

David has over 30 years experience in manufacturing, particularly within the automotive and aerospace sectors. He Chairs a number of companies including EVera Recruitment. His work in the manufacturing sector has included executive positions with Chrysler and Aston Martin. As well as work in the United Kingdom, David has travelled and worked abroad including both North America and the Far East and is a champion of British manufacturing and has been a keen supporter of British trade efforts with Europe and the rest of the world. 

For many years David has had a specific interest in the EV and Battery Sector.  He launched one of the UK’s first Li-ion Battery Tech companies in 2010 and now has interests in several EV companies from specialist and niche EV vehicles through to Electric Trucks.

David is also an Export Ambassador as well as Industrial Advisor to Coventry University Aerospace and Automotive Advanced Manufacturing Facility.