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Tom Fontaine

Executive Director

Tom Fontaine
We are world leaders in making solar cells from perovskite materials. It has the potential to provide solar power at a fraction of the cost of current solar technologies.
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Tom Fontaine is a professional engineer with degrees in physics and mathematics. He is an experienced company director who has considerable experience in the energy industry. He has been on the board and management of a number of private and ASX listed companies.

Tom was a founder and director of Pure Energy Resources Limited (ASX:PES) which listed on the ASX in 2006 and was purchased by takeover for $1 billion in 2010. He has been a founder and builder of successful energy companies in Africa, Cuba, North America and Australia.

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Hongxia Wang

Research Advisor

Hongxia Wang

Hongxia Wang is a Professor at Queensland University of Technology and scientific advisor to Greatcell. Hongxia has expertise and extensive research experience (over 17 years) in the area of 3rd generation solar cells, in particular sensitized solar cells and perovskite solar cells. Prior to her academic career she was a senior scientist at Dyesol. She is recipient of “Solar Energy Journal Best Paper Award for 2016” in the Topic of Photovoltaics by the International Solar Energy Society. Her research team is currently focussed on development of new approaches for fabrication of stable, high performance perovskite solar cells and supercapacitors.