Energy Storage Leader
Dr. Davion Hill is 2015 President of NAATBatt International and Energy Storage Leader for DNV GL North America. Dr. Hill has over 10 years’ experience as a contract R&D consultant, serving as Principal Investigator on ARPA-e, NYSERDA, and the California Energy Commission technical R&D programs related to battery energy storage performance and safety. Dr. Hill won and led DNV GL’s first ever ARPA-e award, as well as its second. Dr. Hill also created DNV GL’s first hybrid power for oil & gas operations program in North America. In his tenure with NAATBatt, Dr. Hill founded and led the creation of NAATBatt SD, a strategic development program allowing NAATBatt members to seed-fund precompetitive R&D efforts. Dr. Hill has led, chaired, or participated in multiple panels on the topics of battery safety with NYBEST, NAATBatt, and ESA. He is an accomplished author with over 30+ peer reviewed publications and articles.