Unreasonable Mentors

Amrit Chandan

Co-Founder and CEO at Aceleron

Amrit is an Unreasonable Fellow. Amrit has participated in 2 programs, including Shell StartUp Engine UK 2020.
Dr Amrit Chandan is an entrepreneur interested in projects which are low carbon in nature and which will have a positive impact on our world. Amrit holds a PhD in Fuel Cell Technology and worked in the low carbon vehicle space for many years, advising companies like Morgan Motor Company and others.
In 2016, Amrit co-founded and is currently the CEO of Aceleron which has developed the world’s first truly circular economy lithium battery based on its patented technology. As part of his work with Aceleron, Amrit has developed key partnerships with organisations like the Shell Foundation to increase the impact of Aceleron’s batteries into developing regions. Amrit has been featured in the media for his work, in publications such as the Telegraph, the Guardian, the Economist and many others.
Amrit has written many articles which have been published in popular magazines, trade journals and academic peer reviewed journals. He has been recognised for his work through several accolades, including being named on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list and being awarded the Hawley Award for Engineering Innovation by HRH Princess Anne on behalf of the Worshipful Company of Engineers.