Boston, MA – May 10, 2023 – Form Energy announced today that Dr. Carol Parnell has joined as Director, Environment, Health, & Safety (EHS). In this role, Carol oversees all of Form Energy’s EHS programs to promote a safe working environment for employees and ensure the company is a responsible steward of the communities in which it operates. Carol will lead the EHS function at all of Form’s facilities and will be based out of Pittsburgh, PA.
Carol is a recognized leader in environmental, health, safety, and sustainability and has developed global expertise in large-scale manufacturing from working in the chemical, plastics, packaging, and electronics industries. Prior to joining Form Energy, Carol was the Director, Global Environment, Health, Safety, and Sustainability at Littelfuse, an industrial technology manufacturing company. With nearly two decades of EHS experience, Carol has also held a range of leadership and management roles at DEKRA Insight, Brookhaven National Laboratory, ConAgra Foods, Electrolux, and GE Aerospace. Carol holds a B.S. in Chemistry from Tulane University, a Ph.D. in Chemistry form the University of California, Berkeley, and an M.B.A. from Northwestern University – Kellogg School of Management.
Mateo Jaramillo, CEO and Co-founder of Form Energy, said, “From the founding of Form Energy, we have maintained a commitment to a high standard of employee health and safety across all of our facilities. We are pleased to have Carol on board as our new Director of Environment, Health, & Safety. She brings a phenomenal track record of leading global EHS programs and understands the complexities that are inherent to technology R&D and manufacturing. Her deep knowledge of chemistry and business acumen will be instrumental as we ramp to safely manufacture and scale our multi-day battery production.”
Form Energy is a U.S. technology and manufacturing company that is developing and commercializing a pioneering iron-air battery capable of cost-effectively storing electricity for 100 hours. Driven by the company’s core values of humanity, excellence, and creativity, the Form Energy team is deeply motivated and inspired to create a better world. Form Energy is supported by leading investors who share a common belief that low-cost, multi-day energy storage will be a key enabler of tomorrow’s zero-emissions electric system.