As Managing Director – Power Conversion, Amelia Johns is leading her team in a mission to solve the power supply bottlenecks delaying the shift to real zero. They are achieving this through developing and integrating class leading high power conversion products.
Driven to solve problems that are painful to accept and difficult to resolve, Amelia’s team led the power supply development in the motorsport sector unlocking instant charging in a world first. Building on this breakthrough the team is delivering lower cost, higher performance power conversion capability into the heavy industry and mobility sectors. These advancements remove workarounds, reduce components and are more flexible in applications ranging from grid, storage, charging, power systems and hydrogen.
Amelia brings 15 years product, commercial, customer strategy and operations experience to Fortescue WAE, principally in automotive, electric vehicle infrastructure, transport and tourism. Amelia was accountable for a quarter of a million battery sales per year, lending products, telematics and service offerings with utilisation by millions of customers at the NRMA in Sydney, Australia. Later as General Manager Electric Vehicle Division she was responsible for overseeing the roll out of a complex fast charging infrastructure plan from inception to operations. Earlier in her career Amelia held product and communication leadership roles in the UK and Australia.