Electric Assisted Vehicles Limited is a new generation vehicle design, engineering and manufacturing company in the rapidly growing zero-emissions vehicles industry. We want to make transport as environmentally friendly as possible with no loss of efficiency or capability to businesses.
EAV was born, focusing on the largest potential market within the commercial logistics, first/last mile sector. Engineering from a van down, not up from a bike, operating and forming an OEM automotive thinking eCargo bike based company.
Our team shares a vision to transform urban mobility for the better. We want to create a cleaner, healthier and safer blueprint for next generation mobility and help to underpin simpler community-minded futures.
This tech-enabled disruption will ultimately evolve the relationship people have with vehicles and transport in general. The future is intelligent and lightweight methods of transport that deliver a sense of purpose and have a real place in urban populations.
Adam Barmby - Founder & CEO
EAV was founded by Adam Barmby, a designer, engineer and entrepreneur with a passion for simplistic transport futures and a vision to pioneer a cultural change in mobility.
Highly experienced designer and innovator with a track record of product creation and development. As an entrepreneur, Adam has grown his first company BAMD ltd from his friends garage to a highly successful advanced composites business with a 2020 turnover forecast of over £4.5m. Adam believes he can build anything....
Nigel Gorden Stuart - Executive Chairman
With over 30 years experience in the automotive industry, Nigel has held senior positions in companies such as McLaren, Lamborghini and BMW, with his proudest position to be held as director of Lotus Cars. The founder of Lotus, Colin Chapman, was obsessed with weight. Weight is the enemy of efficiency. To move weight you use energy and we need to save energy in the world to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels and to clean up our planet. A lightweight solution was what we needed and that’s exactly what we have at EAV.
Leigh Barmby - COO
Leigh has a long career in school administration and management. Utilising her background in education to bring the next generation a viable solution to transport and making sure they inherit a healthy planet in the future, Leigh is the ideal project manager for EAV's research and development and production programmes. Leigh's known for her strong financial controls operating a lean and highly performing British design, engineering and manufacturing company.
Richard Prosser - CFO
Richard is an entrepreneur and accountant who brings a wealth of corporate financial & management experience having worked in senior financial and commercial roles in leading FMCG companies. These include Automotive (Lotus Cars and McLaren), Oil & Gas (Conoco and Arco British – now BP) and Music & Media (EMI Music – now Sony). He has for the past 20 years setup and lead several successful independent companies and been involved in the corporate finance sector raising private investment, assisting start-ups and building long term value for the shareholders and stakeholders. He has experience in the Middle East, North America and mainland Europe having performed roles and lead commercial project / operations in the respective territories.
John Barmby - CTO
John has over 30 years of high level motorsport design and engineering experience including spending over 12 years as Prodrive's development manager. Highly experienced in chassis design, vehicle development, proofing, testing, and production validation, John's belief that lightweight is both energy conserving and efficient is the foundation of EAV's engineering philosophy.
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