Francisco Trinidad holds a MSc and PhD. From the University of Madrid. In 1977, he joined Tudor Spain in 1977. Following Exide’s acquisition of the company, he became its the Research Director in Paris, then the Development Director of Transportation Europe, and more recently the Director of Battery Technology in Exide Europe. During more than 41 years of experience with several electrochemical systems, he has been the author of more than 60 papers and 20 patents.