Dr KT Tan is the Chief Technical Officer of Viridian Solar – a UK company based in Cambridge with their renowned innovative Clearline Fusion products. For over a decade, he has been devoting his professional life to developing products and technologies for the renewable sector. He started to work with solar thermal well before the PV became a mainstream renewable solution. As a Chartered Engineer, he specialises in new solar technologies with a particular interest in roof-integrated systems, advanced cell technologies and innovative mounting solutions.
He is a member of the Industrial Advisory Panel of the Centre for Doctoral Training in New and Sustainable PV, and a member of the GEL/82 Standards Policy and Strategy Committee for PV Systems at British Standards Institution. He is also the Chair of the MCS Solar PV Technical Working Group.
He graduated with an Engineering PhD from University of Cambridge. He has regularly been invited to speak at international conferences and events related to PV technologies.