Battery and Energy expert Daniel Troedsson joins Metastable Materials as advisor – ET Auto

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Daniel Troedsson

New Delhi: Bengaluru-based deep-tech battery recycling startup Metastable Materials has appointed Daniel Troedsson, a battery and energy expert with nearly 2 decades of experience, as the company’s advisor.

In his advisory role, Troedsson will support Metastable’s strategic planning, delivering industry insights and mentorship vis-à-vis the startup’s market positioning. He will also help it expand its international market reach, the company said.

Troedsson, former CEO and Investor Relations at Sweden-based Alelion Batteries AB (currently known as Alelion Energy Systems AB), has a rich background in the energy and battery industry. He had also previously held the positions of SVP, Head of Battery Optimization and Monitoring Technology at Volvo Energy, and SVP, Electromobility at Volvo Group Trucks Technology. His expertise spans across battery technology, energy systems, and sustainable solutions.

Troedsson’s interest in Metastable Materials stems from the shared vision of making eco-friendly battery recycling a viable reality at scale, thereby ushering circularity in the energy storage value chain and creating a more sustainable world. In the short term, his expertise and mentorship will bolster Metastable Materials’ strategic decision-making; whereas over the long term, his strategic guidance shall empower them in establishing Metastable Materials as a global leader in the sustainable battery recycling space.

Daniel Troedsson said, “I am extremely happy to join forces with Metastable Materials as their strategic advisor. Metastable is a groundbreaking startup that has, within a very short time span, exhibited the effectiveness of their recycling technology, exemplified through their successful execution of a small-scale production line. Metastable’s strategic advantage, anchored via a patented solution, solidifies their position as frontrunners in the recycling industry. I harbor unwavering faith and confidence in their future success, and I’m privileged to offer my support as they embark on the journey of unprecedented growth.”

Shubham Vishvakarma, Founder, Metastable Materials, said, “We are absolutely thrilled to have Daniel join us in an advisory capacity at Metastable Materials. His wealth of knowledge in battery-tech and sustainable energy is exactly what we need as we move forward in our journey, and his extensive prior experience in the battery segment positions him well to contribute to our growth. As someone who is as passionate about sustainable innovation as we are, we believe Daniel’s insights will be highly valuable, as we at Metastable continue to advance our recycling technologies. This is a huge milestone for us, and together, I’m confident that we will be making great strides in making our recycling processes even more efficient, and propel Metastable Materials and the battery recycling industry overall to greater heights.”At the forefront of spearheading the electric revolution, Daniel Troedsson’s career achievements include taking Alelion Batteries AB public successfully (he had played a key role in getting the company listed on the Nasdaq Index) and contributing to their development of lithium-ion battery technology and in setting up Sweden’s first large-scale, privately-owned Li-ion battery factory. Under his leadership, Alelion emerged as a preferred battery supplier for electrified heavy-duty powertrains and HCVs.

More recently, Troedsson has been actively investing in multiple promising climate-tech startups across Europe and other continents as an angel investor, and lending his expertise and knowledge to new-age sustainability-first companies as an independent advisor.

At Metastable Materials, Troedsson brings a fresh perspective, innovative ideas, and a steadfast commitment to sustainability. His profound knowledge of battery technology and passion for sustainability aligns perfectly with Metastable’s mission and core values. Going ahead, as Metastable Materials amps up its operations while striving to revolutionize battery recycling across the globe, his insights shall serve as the guiding light for its future trajectory, and play a pivotal role in accelerating the startup’s growth.

  • Published On May 21, 2024 at 02:52 PM IST

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