Meet our leadership
Chairman of the Lucid Board of Directors
Turqi Alnowaiser has served as a member of our board of directors since April 2019 and as chairman of our board of directors since April 2023. Mr. Alnowaiser has served as Deputy Governor and Head of the International Investments Division at the Public Investment Fund of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, one of the largest sovereign wealth funds in the world, since June 2021, and previously served as Head of International Investments at the Public Investment Fund from October 2016 to June 2021. Mr. Alnowaiser previously served as Senior Advisor at the Public Investment Fund from October 2015 to September 2016, prior to which he held several executive roles at Saudi Fransi Capital, a leading financial services firm based in Saudi Arabia, including as Head of Asset Management. Before his career at Saudi Fransi Capital, Mr. Alnowaiser specialized in developing, managing, and regulating various financial products across asset classes at Morgan Stanley, the Capital Market Authority of Saudi Arabia, and the Saudi Industrial Development Fund. Mr. Alnowaiser has served on the board of directors of Hapag-Lloyd AG, an international shipping and container transportation company, since February 2018. Mr. Alnowaiser holds a B.A. in International Business from King Saud University and an M.B.A. from the University of San Francisco.
Glenn R. August
Glenn R. August has been a member of our board of directors since July 2021 and was previously a member of Churchill’s board of directors. He has served as a vice president and director of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc., an investment management company, since December 2021 when T. Rowe Price Group acquired Oak Hill Advisors, L.P. to operate as a standalone business within T. Rowe Price. Mr. August is the Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Oak Hill Advisors, L.P. and has overall management responsibility for Oak Hill Advisors. In addition, he serves as global head of the firm’s distressed investment activities and chairs or serves on various firm committees, including the partnership, investment strategy and several fund investment committees. He co-founded the predecessor investment firm to Oak Hill Advisors in 1987 and took responsibility for the firm’s credit and distressed investment activities in 1990. Mr. August has played leadership roles in numerous restructurings and, since 1987, has served on more than eighteen corporate boards, including MultiPlan, Inc., a health care company, since October 2020. Mr. August also serves on the Board of Trustees of Horace Mann School and The Mount Sinai Medical Center, and on the Board of Directors of the Partnership for New York City and the 92nd St. Y. He earned an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar, and a B.S. from Cornell University.
Andrew Liveris has served as a member of our board of directors since April 2019. Previously Mr. Liveris served as the Chairman and CEO the Dow Chemical Company, a chemical corporation from November 2004 to July 2018 and as the Executive Chairman of Dow DuPont Inc., a chemical corporation from September 2017 to July 2018. Mr. Liveris also serves on the boards of directors of International Business Machines Corp., a technology company, Saudi Aramco, an integrated energy and chemicals company, NOVONIX Limited, a battery materials and technology company, and WorleyParsons Limited, an engineering company. Furthermore, Mr. Liveris was appointed as the President of the 2032 Brisbane Olympics Organizing Committee. Mr. Liveris holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Queensland and received an honorary Ph.D. in Science from his alma mater in 2005. Mr. Liveris was appointed as a special advisor to the Public Investment Fund and to NEOM.
Sherif Marakby has served as an advisor to MemryX Inc., an automotive and consumer products company since July 2022. Previously, Mr. Marakby served as Executive Vice President, Corporate Research and Development of Magna International, one of the largest tier 1 suppliers to the automotive industry in the world, from July 2020 to October 2021. Mr. Marakby also served in various leadership positions at Ford Motor Company over a nearly 30-year career at Ford, including most recently as President and CEO, Ford Autonomous Vehicles LLC, from July 2018 to October 2019, and Vice President, Autonomous Vehicles and Electrification, from 2017 to 2018. In addition, Mr. Marakby served as Vice President of Global Vehicle Programs at Uber Technologies, a ride-sharing company, from April 2016 to April 2017. Mr. Marakby has served on the board of directors of American Battery Technology Company, a critical minerals and lithium-ion battery recycling company since February 2022. Mr. Marakby holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland College Park, and an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Nichelle Maynard-Elliott has been a member of our board of directors since July 2021. Ms. Maynard-Elliott has served as a director of Xerox Holdings Corporation since May 2021 and Element Solutions Inc., a specialty chemicals company since August 2018. She previously served as the Executive Director, M&A, for Praxair, Inc., a leading industrial gas and engineering company, from July 2011 to May 2019, and as Assistant General Counsel and Senior Counsel at Praxair from July 2007 to 2011 and 2003 to 2007, respectively. Ms. Maynard-Elliott has served as trustee of The Advisors’ Inner Circle Fund III, including four of its affiliated funds and director of Chiron Capital Allocation Fund Ltd since June 2021. She holds a B.A. in Economics from Brown University and a J.D. from Columbia University School of Law.
Chabi Nouri has served as co-manager of a private equity fund focused on Lifestyle, Impact, Innovation franchise within Mirabaud Asset Management since March 2022. She previously served as the global Chief Executive Officer at Piaget, a luxury watch and jewelry brand, a branch of Richemont Group, from April 2017 to June 2021 and as Piaget’s Chief Marketing Officer from October 2014 to March 2017. Prior to Piaget, Ms. Nouri served in various leadership positions at British American Tobacco Plc where she led globally the Vogue Cigarettes brand, and at Cartier International in merchandising, retail and product development, where she led globally High Jewelry and the Creative Jewelry. Ms. Nouri has also served as a non-executive director and a member of the ESG committee of Watches of Switzerland Group PLC, a luxury watch and jewelry retailer, since May 2022. She holds an M.A. in Marketing and Economics from the University of Fribourg and has earned certificates from MIT and IMD on the Digital Future and ESG.
CEO & CTO, Board Member
Peter Rawlinson has served as our Chief Executive Officer and Chief Technology Officer and as a member of our board of directors since April 2019. He previously served as our Chief Technology Officer from 2013 to April 2019. Prior to joining our company, Mr. Rawlinson was Vice President of Vehicle Engineering and Chief Engineer of the Model S at Tesla, Inc., an electric vehicle company, where he led the engineering of the Model S from a clean sheet to production readiness while building the engineering team. Mr. Rawlinson was formerly Head of Vehicle Engineering at Corus Automotive, an advanced engineering consulting firm, Chief Engineer of Advanced Engineering at Lotus Cars and Principal Engineer of Advanced Body Structures at Jaguar Cars. Mr. Rawlinson holds a BSc from Imperial College, University of London.
Ori Winitzer is a founding member and has served as Partner of Integrated Media Company, a TPG Inc. platform dedicated to the digital media ecosystem, since October 2018. He previously served as Senior Managing Director at Guggenheim Partners, a global investment and advisory firm, from July 2017 to September 2018, where he led the digital media practice. Prior to Guggenheim Partners, Mr. Winitzer served in various investment banking positions at LionTree LLC and Rothschild & Co. Mr. Winitzer has been serving as a director of Savvy Games Fund, a games and esports company, since July 2022. He has also been serving as a director of FootballCo, a family of media properties dedicated to football (soccer), since October 2020, and as Co-Chairman since September 2021. Mr. Winitzer holds a B.A. in History and French from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an M.B.A. from Columbia University.
Janet S. Wong
Janet S. Wong has been a member of our board of directors since July 2021. Ms. Wong is a licensed Certified Public Accountant with more than 30 years of public accounting experience. She is a partner (retired) with KPMG LLP, an international professional services firm, where she served as a National Industry Practice Lead Partner. Ms. Wong has served as a director of Enviva Inc., a global energy company, since May 2015 and a director of Lumentum Holdings Inc., a manufacturer of innovative optical and photonic products since September 2020. She previously served as a director of Allegiance Bancshares, Inc., a commercial banking organization, from April 2020 to October 2022, and also served on the advisory board of Big Controls Inc., a business intelligence and analytics company, from May 2016 to May 2020. Ms. Wong is on the Board of Directors of Shine Technologies, a private company focusing on nuclear technology and clean energy. She also serves on the non-profit boards of the Computer History Museum, the Louisiana Tech University Foundation, and of the Tri-Cities Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors. She holds a Master of Professional Accountancy from Louisiana Tech University and a Master of Taxation from Golden Gate University. She is a NACD (National Association of Corporate Directors) Certified® Director, a professional credential supporting her qualifications and experience as a corporate board director.