The Core Team

The team at SWITCH EV is ready to assist with the planning, communications, implementation, operation, installation, and maintenance for EV infrastructure.  


We're commited to work with you at any stage helping you to navigate through a future for electric vehicles that is changing the way we support EV drivers on the road.


Matthew Lumsden – Managing Director

Matthew has spent the last 15 years working in the low carbon energy sectors with experience of working on public and private sector projects.

Matthew Lumsden

With a broad technical, strategic and commercial understanding of the low carbon sector Matthew's strengths lie in building strong and diverse relationships to develop and deliver innovative olutions and projects.

Matthew is involved in a range of strategic low carbon vehicle related projects focusing on infrastructure design, vehicle development and deployment, business model development and stakeholder engagement.

Matthew was previously a Director of energy consultancy TNEI services and founded Future Transport Systems in 2009.  


John Austin – Senior Project Manager

John has over 20 years automotive project, engineering & operations management experience within OEM and Tier1.

John Austin

A Senior Project Manager, he has been responsible for successfully delivering major programmes including full vehicle developments.

Complementing a mechanical engineering background, John has an MBA from Durham University Business School.



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