Global Manager for Validation and Test Engineering
Saft, a company of Total
David Ginder is the Global Manager for Validation and Test Engineering at Saft, a company of Total. David manages Saft’s overall battery and cell test and certification operations in Jacksonville Florida and Bordeaux France. With over 34 years of engineering experience, David has spent 22 years in the satellite and aviation sectors with 14 of those years in Ni-H2, Ni-Cd, and Li-Ion batteries and systems. David has spent the last 12 years on battery systems for ground-based mobility and stationary energy storage. David joined Saft in 2011 focusing his efforts on lithium systems for Saft’s Mobility and Energy Division.
David has been appointed as a US Delegate to the IEC as a Subject Matter Expert and holds committee membership on NFPA and UL Standards Technical Panels for energy storage. David is an active member with the RTCA for aircraft battery systems and since 2016 sits on the Board of Directors of The Rechargeable Battery Association