Commercial Team

With a wide range of expertise, experience and training, Emerald Automotive has assembled a highly effective Business Services Team. Focusing on relationships and support makes the team an integral part of managing day to day tasks as well as accomplishing the company’s overall strategic plan.

Julien Servant, Commercial Director

Julien Servant

Julien is a trained engineer and commercially minded individual with more than 15 years of experience in the automotive sector. He joined Emerald in May 2015 as Commercial Director to lead the commercial launch of Emerald’s Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) van, in addition to heading the central business, admin and HR functions.

After graduating in France with a Master’s Degree in Engineering, Julien moved to the UK and started his career in the automotive industry. Over the years he has gathered a wealth of experience in the commercialisation of automotive products, as well as introducing new technologies to market through technology licensing.

Before moving to Emerald, Julien was Commercial Director at Aeristech and elected member of the Board of Directors, developing and commercialising electric superchargers and turbochargers for the automotive industry. Prior to this, Julien held senior positions at Prodrive Automotive Technology and Intelligent Energy, where he secured and successfully negotiated a multi-million-pound technology licensing deal with a major European OEM. In these positions, Julien has developed a strong expertise at all levels of the automotive value chain through building robust business and economic cases as well as initiating and leading commercial negotiations with a range of blue chip customers.

Ellie Tempest, HR & Office Manager

Ellie TempestEllie graduated from England’s University of Hull in 2011 after completing her Law and Business LLB Degree. Ellie centralised her degree around business law aspects including contractual obligations, international business and corporate company law.

Whilst at university, Ellie took an active part in client negotiation competitions against fellow students. Ellie joined Emerald Automotive immediately after her degree course and is currently working as the Administration Co-ordinator for the UK team, responsible for such diverse roles as media, investor and customer event organisation, supplier contracts, engineering administration and website management. Ellie hopes to pursue her role while Emerald expands, therefore producing further opportunities within the company which will allow her to specialise in a chosen field.