Meet our leadership
CHAIRMAN OF THE LUCID BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Andrew is the former Chairman and CEO of The Dow Chemical Company and the former Executive Chairman of DowDuPont. He has over forty years of global leadership experience with The Dow Chemical Company, and his career spans roles in manufacturing, engineering, sales, marketing, and management. He is a director of IBM, Saudi Aramco, Worley, and NOVONIX. He is also on the advisory board of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation and NEOM, an initiative driven by Saudi Vision 2030. He was appointed as a special advisor to the Public Investment Fund (PIF) and the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia.
Andrew earned a bachelor’s degree (first-class honors) in chemical engineering from the University of Queensland and received an honorary doctorate in science from his alma mater in 2005.
Andrew was appointed Officer of the Order of Australia for his services to international business in 2014.
Turqi Alnowaiser is the Head of International Investments at the Public Investment Fund (PIF) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, one of the largest sovereign wealth funds in the world. He has held a number of leadership positions in a career spanning global finance, investment, and asset management. Turqi previously served as Senior Advisor at PIF, prior to which he held several executive roles at Saudi Fransi Capital, a leading financial services firm based in Saudi Arabia. Most recently at Saudi Fransi Capital, Turqi served as the Head of Asset Management. Before his career at Saudi Fransi Capital, Turqi 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.
Turqi received his MBA from the University of San Francisco and his BA in international business from King Saud University.
Tony Posawatz, PE, is President and CEO of Invictus iCAR (innovation Consulting Advisory Resources), focusing on automotive-tech company advancement.
Tony formerly led vehicle development of the Chevrolet Volt at General Motors (GM). He also served as the President and CEO of Fisker Automotive. He currently serves as a board director for INRIX, Nexeon, Spiers New Technologies (SNT), Envision Solar International (EVSI), Momentum Dynamics, and Renovo Auto, and serves as an advisory board member of Fermata Energy, Secure America’s Future Energy (SAFE), the Electrification Coalition, and Metalsa. Tony is considered an expert on the future of mobility, the electric drive ecosystem, and the integration of future transportation technologies — ACES (Autonomous, Connected, Electric, Shared).
Tony was a GM Undergraduate Scholar, earning a BSME from Wayne State University, and a GM Graduate Fellow, earning an MBA from Dartmouth College.
Shelby Chen is Managing Partner at Tsing Capital, one of China's leading clean technology venture capital firms, and serves on the board of five of its portfolio companies. Shelby began his career with Fortune 500 multinational companies, including GE, Lucas Control Systems, and DuPont, in China, the United States, and Hong Kong, where he was responsible for China and Asia market development activities. In 1999 he started his investment career in Silicon Valley. After returning to China in 2002, he ran a venture advisory practice helping Chinese companies with venture/private equity fund raising and M&A activities.
Shelby holds a BE from Tsinghua University and is a member of the Tsinghua Entrepreneur and Executive Club (TEEC).
Peter Rawlinson serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Technology Officer of Lucid. As CEO, Peter is responsible for all strategic and business aspects of the company. As CTO, he is responsible for the creation and delivery of all Lucid products. He brings over 30 years of automotive industry experience to bear in these roles.
Prior to Lucid, Peter was Vice President of Vehicle Engineering at Tesla and Chief Engineer of the Model S, where he led the engineering of the Model S from a clean sheet to production readiness while building the engineering team.
A graduate of Imperial College, University of London, Peter was formerly Head of Vehicle Engineering at Corus Automotive, Chief Engineer at Lotus Cars, and Principal Engineer at Jaguar Cars.