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Bob McNicoll

Bob is an investor in cleantech businesses based in the UK and US. He is primarily involved in private equity funding for SME companies providing electric vehicle technologies including lithium ion battery systems, power electronics, vehicle to grid energy management, and software for control systems and telematics.

He was born into a farming family in Angus, Scotland, being exposed from an early age to the challenges and rewards of mixed arable, livestock and dairy farming.

Bob started his career as a computer science graduate with IBM in London, before working in the field of management consulting, primarily for PricewaterhouseCoopers where he became a partner in 1990 specialising in the retail and distribution industries.

After 28 years in IT and consulting, and having retired from PwC, Bob could pursue his personal interests in renewable energy, emerging technologies and M&A. During the last 12 years, Bob has acquired and built several businesses focused on delivering sustainable solutions through the deployment of emerging technologies, particularly in the fields of intelligent software and low-emission motive power.