Lindsay Clare obtained a BSc in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from University College Swansea in 1987 whilst on special leave from British Telecom, but left British Telecom in 1988 to join GECMarconi Avionics, working on switchedmode power supply design. From 1994 to 1998 he worked as a Research Associate in the Electrical Engineering Department in the University of Bristol, on an electrical powerconditioning project sponsored by DRA, now Quinetiq. He returned to the electronics industry until 2003, rejoining Bristol University as the Aerospace Electronics Technician, which post he left to take up his present research post 2005. Since then he has continued to work as a Research Assistant on various energyharvestingrelated projects, obtaining a PhD in Power Conditioning for Energy Harvesting in 2010. During 2011 he worked on a KTS scheme with SEA, on powerelectronics design. Through 2012 and 2013 he was an RA on the Rotor Testing and Verification Project with AgustaWestland. He rejoined the Electrical Engineering Department at the start of 2014 to work on energyharvesting and powerconditioning for the SPHERE project.