Mineral processing company Green Lithium has appointed Dominic Kieran as chair of its board in a bid to strengthen the leadership and governance structures at the firm.
As non-executive chair, he will help develop strategy, ensure the board is regularly reviewing opportunities and managing risks, and help set the cultural tone for the UK organisation with an emphasis on collaboration, support, transparency, and diversity of thought.
Kieran serves as chief executive for Nuclear at Babcock, the international aerospace, defence and security company.
The company aims to deliver of the UK’s first commercial lithium refinery to supply Europe’s electric vehicle supply chain.
The appointment comes as Green Lithium raises capital in a Series A funding round to support development phase activity, which will be followed by a construction project finance funding round.
Kieran’s career spans the nuclear, chemical and technology industries, from the delivery of chemical processing facilities to developing plans for a lithium recycling facility.
Green Lithium aims to, supply Europe’s lithium battery and cell manufacturers with lithium hydroxide produced from international sources of raw lithium mineral ore.