Christoph Birkl is the CEO and co-founder of Brill Power, based in Oxford, UK. He earned a B.Sc. (Hons) in Environmental Engineering at the Management Center Innsbruck, Austria, a M.Sc. in Sustainable Energy Engineering at the Technical University of Denmark, and a PhD in Engineering Science at the University of Oxford, UK. Christoph gained more than five years of experience in energy technology research in his PhD and postdoc position at Oxford University, where he developed novel methods to detect and predict degradation in lithium-ion batteries. Christoph is a lifetime member of the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Enterprise Hub and has been leading Brill Power as CEO since 2017.