The Ionic Team
Simon Savage (MBA, MAICD), Managing Director
Technology commercialisation and stakeholder relations Simon’s background in management consulting and foreign relations drives Ionic’s collaboration-based business model. Founder and Director of the Australian Graphene Industry Association.
Experienced company director, governance and financial management with a long history in Australian listed companies Business strategy credentials.
Dr Phillip Aitchison, Chief Technology Officer
One of Australia’s first and most highly recognised commercial graphene scientists and a leading expert in the field of supercapacitor technologies.
Engineering, manufacturing and research commercialisation with deep experience in advanced manufacturing and delivering new technologies form early stage prototypes to commercial production
Paul Zientek, Chief Manufacturing Advisor
Specialising in advanced coating technologies and manufacturing operations with a background in some of Australia’s leading technology success stories.
Dr. Meysam Sharifzadeh, Research and Development Manager
Over 5 years working on graphene energy storage systems, Specialising in supercapacitor materials processing, device fabrication and prototyping.
Prof. Mainak Majumder, Monash University, Chief Scientific Advisor
World-leading materials scientist specialising in carbon and graphene and the head of the newly-formed Industry Transformation Research Hub on Advance 2D Materials.
Dr. Parama Chakraborty Banerjee, Monash University, Energy Research Lead
Specialising in electrochemistry, 2D materials and corrosion – widely recognised as a world leader in graphene micro supercapacitors.