Meet our experienced team
We work together to solve two critical decarbonisation challenges: reducing waste and generating clean types of energy. This is our shared purpose
David is an experienced entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in private equity, venture capital and asset management. Since 2006, he has founded and co-founded a number of companies in various industries such as cleantech, digital technology and real estate. David is also the Founding and Managing Partner of Origen Capital LLP, a private investment firm representing family offices and private consortia in Europe, CIS and Latin America. He holds a BSc and an MSc in electrical engineering.
Yoel is a highly experienced chemical engineer with over 20 years of experience in Biomass and Municipal Solid Waste Gasification. Since joining EQTEC Iberia in 2010, he has designed, built, commissioned and operated gasification facilities on pilot plant and commercial scale, and is a renowned trouble-shooter of failed gasification installations. He is the author of three technology patents related to power generation via advanced fluidized bed gasification technology. Holding a PhD in Chemical Engineering, he has been an Associated Professor of Research at several Universities in Europe.
Jeff has 25 years’ experience in business and operations strategy, global organisation design and large-scale IT and business change programme execution. Prior to joining EQTEC, he worked as a senior advisor and programme lead to global corporations transforming operations and building scale. He was the Global Director of Strategy and Demand for Global Business Services at AB InBev, the global beverage company, and was Head of Organisation Development for SABMiller Procurement. In both roles, he designed and implemented scale operations in complex delivery environments across geographical, regulatory and cultural boundaries, delivering improved performance, growth and innovation. Prior to these roles, Jeff spent 16 years as an IT and business change leader at Capgemini, IBM and PwC. His clients included NTT, NEC, AT&T, Motorola, BAE Systems and National Grid.
Gerry joined the Group in May 2007 as Finance Director, and was Chief Executive from 2011 to 2017. With over 30 year of experience in Corporate Finance and Business Strategy he has also built up extensive experience in renewable energy project development and the Green Economy. He originally worked with international accountants KPMG and also founded and led an Advisory Practice partnering with Irish and International businesses. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, a graduate of University College Cork and a Member of the Institute of Directors.
César is a chemical engineer with over 20 years of experience in the field of thermochemical processes and catalytic synthesis of biofuels. He holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering and has an outstanding scientific record, including scientific publications, participation in a good number of competitive and industrial research projects as well as several years as researcher at internationally recognized institutions, such as Imperial College London. He decided to move from research and academia to industry when he joined EQTEC in early 2018.
Esther is a chemical engineer with an extensive experience of over 15 years in research and development as well as teaching activities at internationally renowned universities and research centers, such as Imperial College London. She holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering and has participated in multidisciplinary projects, mainly focused on the development and optimization of novel processes for energy generation and waste valorization.
Marcos is an experienced industrial engineer with over 15 years’ experience in Automation Systems, mainly in gasification plants. He has the skills to design electrical cabinets, program logical controllers and SCADA, as well as all the specifications related to Instrumentation & Control (I&C). He holds a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering, as well as a Diploma on Executive MBA from EADA Business School.
Ariel is an experienced electrical engineer with over 18 years of track record, the majority of which dealing with engineering, supply chain management and maintenance of both Liquified and Compressed Natural Gas installations, as well as gasification power plants. He holds a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering.
Marcos has an extensive track record in programming and commissioning control systems (PLCs, SCADAs and HMIs) in various industries such as water treatment plants, agri-food and pharma, among others. He is familiar with various programming languages as well as with relevant industrial communication protocols. He holds a Master’s degree in Industrial Electronics and Automation Engineering.
Óscar joined EQTEC following his in-depth experience in marine engineering. His responsibilities include the operation and maintenance of gasification and cogeneration power plants, as well as project commissioning and O&M contract management. He holds a Master’s degree in Marine Engineering.
Denisa has extensive experience in project engineering of biomass power plants. She matches her responsibilities in supply chain management and cost controlling with her support to the process engineering team. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Escola Universitària Salesiana de Sarrià.
Lisa has spent 20 years as a marketing and communications professional, working in the retail, technology, energy, sustainability, education and FMCG sectors in both B2B and B2C roles. She has a wealth of expertise gained both in-house and consultancy-side, working on start-ups through to mid-sized and Plc corporates, including at OVO Energy, Nova Pangea and Habitat Energy . Lisa is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and holds a mini-MBA in Marketing and a mini-MBA from the London Chamber of Commerce & Industry.
Joshua has worked in analytics and data engineering roles across the public and private sectors for 10 years. He was Business Intelligence Manager at Babcock International Group and worked for the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority. In private and public sectors, Josh has worked in asset management, Emergency Services, Engineering Support Services and Civil Defence. He has built a wide variety of data management, analytics and decision support systems. Josh is a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI) and The Chartered Institute for IT (BCS).
Jimmy joined the company in June 2008 and is the Group Financial Accountant. Prior to this, he was an audit manager with Grant Thornton Ireland, where he was involved in the audits of a wide variety of businesses. A fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) with over 20 years’ experience, he holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from University College Cork and a Masters of Accounting degree from University College Dublin. He also holds a Diploma in International Financial Reporting from the ACCA.
Shujie is a senior international sales and business development professional in the energy sector, with specialisms in co/tri-generation, distributed generation and bioenergy and extensive expertise in electrical, power and control equipment and systems. Most recently at Gruppo AB Cogeneration, Shujie is responsible for the company’s extensive group of existing and potential projects in Greece and for building relationships with strong partners in new European and Asian markets. Shujie has an MSc in Electric Power Industry and an MSc in Control Engineering.
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