Carol Battershell

Carol Battershell has served as a director of the Company since January 2023. Since 2019, Ms. Battershell has served as Chief Executive Officer at Battersea Energy LLC, an energy consulting company, and she is a seasoned executive with nearly 40 years in the energy sector in the United States and internationally. She served for ten years at the U.S. Department of Energy (“DOE”) from June 2008 to July 2018. Her last role at DOE was as Principal Deputy Director in the Office of Policy, and prior to that role, Ms. Battershell progressed through other roles of increasing complexity with responsibilities for several multi-billion dollar programs. Ms. Battershell began her career as a Refinery Engineer and progressed to Vice President of BP’s Alternative Energy business over the 25 years she spent with BP. Ms. Battershell currently serves on the Board of Directors and chairs the HR committee for BluEarth Renewables Inc., a private renewable energy developer and operator; and previously served on the Board of Directors for Arotech Corporation, a portable energy solution and training simulator company, from 2016-2017, where she served as the chair of the Nominating Committee and as a member of the Audit Committee.