Meet our leadership
CHAIRMAN OF THE LUCID BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Andrew Liveris has served as chairman of Lucid’s board of directors since April 2019. Previously, Mr. Liveris served as the Chairman and CEO of The Dow Chemical Company, a chemical corporation, from November 2004 to July 2018, and as the Executive Chairman of DowDuPont 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 Arabian Oil Co., an oil exploration company; NOVONIX Limited, a battery materials and technology company; WorleyParsons Limited, an engineering company; and numerous other private companies. He is also on the advisory board of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation and NEOM, an initiative of Saudi Vision 2030. 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.
Turqi Alnowaiser has served as a member of Lucid’s board of directors since April 2019. He is the 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. He previously served as Head of International Investments at the Public Investment Fund from October 2016 to June 2021, as well as the role of Senior Advisor from October 2015 to September 2016. Prior to that, 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 served as a member of Lucid’s board of directors since July 2021. Mr. August is a member of Churchill’s board of directors and is the Founder, Senior Partner, and Chief Executive Officer of Oak Hill Advisors, a leading alternative investment firm. Mr. August has been with the firm for over 30 years, as he co-founded the predecessor investment firm to Oak Hill Advisors in 1987 and took responsibility for its credit and distressed investment activities in 1990. Since 1996, Mr. August has co-founded each of Oak Hill Advisors’ funds, where he serves as Managing Partner. He has played leadership roles in numerous restructurings and, since 1987, has served on numerous corporate boards.
Mr. August has served on the board of directors of MultiPlan, Inc., a healthcare cost management solution company, since 2020; OHA Investment Corp, a specialty finance company, from September 2014 to December 2019; and also serves on the boards of directors of the following special purpose acquisition companies: Churchill Capital Corp II, Churchill Capital Corp V, Churchill Capital Corp VI, and Churchill Corp VII. In addition, Mr. August serves on the boards of trustees of Horace Mann School and The Mount Sinai Medical Center, and on the boards of directors of the Partnership for New York City and the 92nd Street Y. Mr. August holds a B.S. from Cornell University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar.
Nancy Gioia has served as a member of Lucid’s board of directors since July 2021. Ms. Gioia served in various leadership positions at Ford Motor Company for over thirty years. At Ford, she served as the Director of Global Connectivity, Electrical and User Experience, from September 2013 to September 2014; as Director of Global Electrification, User Interface, and Connectivity, from April 2012 to September 2013; as Director of Global Electrification, from November 2009 to April 2012; and as Director of Sustainable Mobility Technologies and Hybrid Vehicle Programs, from November 2005 to November 2009. In those respective roles, she directed global strategy and planning for all aspects of connected vehicles and oversaw Ford's multi-billion-dollar electrified vehicle and technology portfolio.
Additionally, Ms. Gioia has been the owner of Gioia Consulting Services since 2014, and since February 2019, she has served as Executive Chairman of Blue Currents, Inc., an energy storage startup company. Ms. Gioia has also served on numerous boards, including the boards of directors of Brady Corporation since 2013, Meggitt PLC since 2017, and Exelon Corporation from 2016 to 2018. Ms. Gioia serves on the University of Michigan — Dearborn Engineering Dean's Strategic Advisory Board since 2014, and from 2014 to 2017 served on the University of Michigan Electrical and Computer Engineering Advisory Council. Ms. Gioia holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan — Dearborn and a M.S. in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from Stanford University.
Frank Lindenberg has served as a member of Lucid’s board of directors since July 2021. Mr. Lindenberg served as the Chief Financial Officer of Mercedes-Benz Cars, a division of Daimler AG, a global automotive company, from March 2012 to March 2020, and as Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz AG, a subsidiary of Daimler AG, from October 2019 to March 2020. Mr. Lindenberg also served as the Chief Financial Officer and member of the divisional Board of Management of Daimler Trucks and Buses from June 2009 to February 2021. Prior, Mr. Lindenberg served as the Vice President Finance Transformation Organization for Daimler AG from September 2006 to May 2009. Mr. Lindenberg enjoyed a career of almost 30 years in various roles at Daimler. He holds a Diplom-Oeconom degree from the University of Hanover in Hanover, Germany.
Nichelle Maynard-Elliott has served as a member of Lucid’s board of directors since July 2021. Ms. Maynard-Elliott has also served as a director of Element Solutions Inc., a specialty chemicals company, since August 2018. Ms. Maynard-Elliott previously served as the Executive Director, M&A, for Praxair, Inc., a leading industrial gases 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 on the board of directors of Xerox Holdings Corporation since May 2021. Ms. Maynard-Elliott has served as a trustee of Gallery Trust, Schroder Series Trust, Schroder Global Series Trust, Delaware Wilshire Private Markets Master Fund, Delaware Wilshire Private Markets Fund, and Delaware Wilshire Private Markets Tender Fund, and as a 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.
Anthony “Tony” Posawatz has served as a member of Lucid’s board of directors since April 2019. Mr. Posawatz has also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Invictus iCAR (innovation Consulting Advisory Resources) LLC, a company focusing on automotive-technology advancement, since August 2013. He formerly led vehicle development of the Chevrolet Volt at General Motors and served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Fisker Automotive from 2012 to 2013.
Mr. Posawatz currently serves as director of Beam Global, a manufacturer and retailer of solar electric vehicle charging stations. He also serves as a board member and advisory board member to numerous private companies. Mr. Posawatz holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Wayne State University and an M.B.A. from Dartmouth College, Tuck School of Business.
CEO & CTO, BOARD MEMBER
Peter Rawlinson serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Technology Officer of Lucid and has served on Lucid’s board of directors since April 2019. 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, Mr. Rawlinson 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, Mr. Rawlinson was formerly Head of Vehicle Engineering at Corus Automotive, Chief Engineer at Lotus Cars, and Principal Engineer at Jaguar Cars.
Janet S. Wong
Janet Wong has served as a member of Lucid’s board of directors since July 2021. Ms. Wong is a partner (retired) with KPMG LLP, an international professional services firm, where she served as a National Industry Practice Lead Partner. She served global companies gaining deep financial and risk management expertise in the consumer markets, energy, manufacturing, and technology sectors. Ms. Wong is a licensed Certified Public Accountant with more than 30 years of public accounting experience. She has served as a director of Enviva Partners, a global energy company, since May 2015; Allegiance Bancshares, Inc., a commercial banking organization, since April 2020; and Lumentum Holdings, Inc., a manufacturer of innovative optical and photonic products, since September 2020. She 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 Trustees for the Computer History Museum, the Louisiana Tech University Foundation Board, the Thirty Percent Coalition and the Board 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.