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Timothy Engstrom

Manager - Advanced Battery Technologies

Timothy Engstrom

After graduating with a Master’s Degree from Imperial College London, Tim began his career at a major automotive OEM, where he was lead engineer for a hybrid battery, delivering the commodity through to a successful launch into multiple vehicle programmes & high-volume production.

Tim is currently Manager for Advanced Battery Technologies at WAE. Since early 2019, Tim has led battery concept selection for several high-profile WAE battery programmes ranging from large Haul Trucks to top-tier high performance motorsport, including Formula E Gen 3, LMDh KERS and Extreme-E.

In his current role, he leads an agile, cross-functional team of engineers covering battery systems, electrochemistry and software functions, developing solutions to maximise the performance of battery systems through advanced algorithms and analytics, while supporting WAE’s battery technology strategy & roadmaps.

In Tim’s words:

“I really enjoy the culture in the company which is one of empowerment; offering genuine career opportunities for young engineers. The variety of the work is amazing, covering a wide number of sectors and I get to work with the best brains and independent thinkers, We’re positively encouraged to challenge and question the norm which makes the environment unique.”

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