Niccolò Le-Brun

Head of Digital Innovation

Niccolo is the Head of Digital Innovation at Hexxcell Ltd where he is responsible for the development of Hexxcell Studio™ Hybrid-AI Platform. His main area of expertise is the development and application of optimisation algorithms for improving processes profitability and decrease carbon emission.

Before joining Hexxcell in 2019, he worked as a nuclear engineer at GE Hitachi and as researcher in Mathematical Modelling at Imperial College London where he focused on developing optimal scheduling and control methodologies for major energy and retail companies to decarbonise their operation.

He is the co-author of over 30 publications between journal and conference contributions in the fields of Energy and Process Systems Engineering.  He holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pisa, Italy, a Master in Advanced Chemical Engineering from Imperial College London and a PhD in Chemical Engineering also from Imperial College London.