Dr Ed Colby
Dr Ed Colby
Chief Technical Officer
Sentec Ltd
Dr Edward Colby (40) has been CTO of Sentec since 2006. He is responsible for directing Sentec’s research and technology exploitation in smart grid and smart markets across the world, incorporating Sentec’s technology into more than 9 million meters (electricity and water) as well as equipment for the distribution network and smart homes. After a PhD in Biotechnology from Cambridge University, Edward joined Sagentia where he worked with clients from the US and Europe on technology projects in a variety of sectors.
He joined Sentec in 1998 and has held a variety of positions working on smart energy projects in the US, Europe and Japan. He is a named inventor on more than 20 patent applications and 10 granted patents, largely in the fields of sensing and measurement for energy management. Edward is also a Member of the IET.