The ARDA Power team consists of people with very diverse cultural and professional backgrounds.
We love working together, we are passionate about what we do, and we have each other's back.
Mr. Toporkov is the co-founder and since 2013 President of ARDA Power. Prior to joining ARDA Aleksey was co-owner and CEO of a Schindler Elevators and Escalators’ joint venture in Russia. Upon completion of an exit for the joint venture founders in 2006 he joined Schindler USA, managing their Cost Leadership and Industrialization Programs.
Professor Lehn is founder and Chief Technology Officer of ARDA Power. He is Senior Professor of the Energy Systems Group at the University of Toronto, has authored over 60 publications, is Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, and has provided R&D support in power electronics and system controls for Siemens, ABB, Honeywell and others. Peter leads the effort to define ARDA’s technology roadmap and co-leads the company’s engineering effort.
Mr. Lewis is member of ARDA Power’s management team since 2012. He is Owner of Wentworth Partners - a firm providing CxO advisory services to clean technology companies, Partner at Swan Creek Energy - an experienced NJ-based solar developer, and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. Peter co-leads ARDA’s business development effort and is acting CFO.