Brent PerryCEO at PBES
Brent Perry is a global operating and management executive with proven success in building high-performance teams in the energy storage sector. Brent is one of the most knowledgeable people on the planet in regards to lithium energy storage in marine applications. His 30-year history in commercial shipbuilding and deep knowledge of energy systems gives him a unique perspective on the hybrid and electric marine industry. Brent has personally been involved in 90% of all large hybrid and electric ferry projects on the water today. From Ampere in Norway to Scandlines Benedikte, he has unsurpassed experience in the sector. Brent is is an experienced, engaging and impassioned speaker, with hundreds of presentations completed, including a presentation about the future of low emissions commercial shipping at the UN Conference on Climate Change, COP21 in Paris and COP23 in Bonn. He has been recently appointed Special Adviser to the Chinese Government for Energy Policy. Mr. Perry resides in Vancouver, British Columbia and enjoys sailing with his wife and three children.