Dr Caroline Hargrove CBE
Chief Technology Officer, Ceres
Caroline is Chief Technology Officer at Ceres, a world leading developer of high efficiency solid oxide fuel cell and green hydrogen technology and a Non-Exec Director at Zedsen, a med tech start-up. She started her career as a lecturer in Engineering at Cambridge and then moved to McLaren Racing, where she spent 10 years developing real-time simulations and the first F1 simulator. She was then a founding member of McLaren Applied Technologies, set up to exploit McLaren expertise to new markets and became its CTO. She was also CTO of Babylon Health and a Non-Exec Director of Ceres for 3 years before joining as its CTO in 2021. Caroline is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and holds a PhD in Applied Mechanics from Cambridge. She received a CBE for services to Engineering in 2020.