Omar has spent the last 12 years in the energy industry. He has traded throughout Europe for some of the largest energy companies in the world including Engie and Vattenfall. Having traded energy in both European and US markets, he went on to found two companies in the energy trading space, successfully exiting them before co-founding Energi Mine. Having managed an energy trading portfolio of more than €3 billion, he co-founded UK based Energi Mine after finding the energy markets were riddled with inefficiencies.
Momin has over 13 years’ experience at some of the largest tech companies in the world. Starting at Intel, he moved to Microsoft in London – managing their online advertising revenue for strategic partners. Momin moved in to the world of mobile applications very early, becoming Global App Store Manager for Nokia before doing a similar role at Lenovo. He has also provided product marketing consultancy to various companies including Samsung and specialises in commercialising and monetising technical propositions.
Alain is our lead Ethereum engineer and an experienced programmer and cybersecurity expert specialising in Blockchain and Deep Learning/AI. He worked for a succession of billion-dollar companies before founding and selling his Big Data start-up in 2016. He has played a key role in helping international corporations fend off cybersecurity threats. He also worked for Google and was named as a top 3 top achiever in tech in New Zealand by PWC before moving to London in 2010.
A blockchain enthusiast, Dr. Philipp Eggert holds a PhD in Theoretical Physics, with a Masters in Mathematical Finance from the University of Oxford. He has 11 years’ experience in financial and energy markets spent at leading energy companies such as Vattenfall and Gazprom. Dr. Eggert’s main interests are in programming and modelling quantitative strategies across the spectrum of energy commodities.
Ralf holds a Masters in High Energy Elementary Particle Physics, having earlier studied as an electrical engineer in Germany. As part of his masters, he wrote his thesis based on one of the experiments that announced the discovery of Higgs boson. A programmer with advanced Java, C++ and Python, Ralf has 7 years exprience applying Machine Learning concepts to develop energy price forecasts.
John has 30 years of financial experience with a background in Corporate Strategy gained from large “Big 4” firms such as Deloitte. A Chartered Accountant by trade, John has managed the financial affairs of companies and High Net Worth Individuals across the globe. John provides financial leadership to the company, advising on the best approaches to ensure maximum financial efficiencies at every stage.
Rebecca heads up the legal function at Energi Mine, drawing on over 30 years’ experience in the sector. Her experience has been built up in the corporate sector specialising in mergers & acquisitions. She also specialises in structuring deals in regards to mergers and acquisitions, disposals and joint ventures. She is a partner at one of the largest corporate law firms in the UK.
Sid has spent over 30 years in the transport and fleet management industry, founding one of the leading independent players in this space. An electrical engineer by trade, Sid is heavily invested in the EV (electric vehicle) and Autonomous Vehicle space. He brings a wealth of knowledge of the transport sector and how Blockchain can be applied to the battery and EV eco system.
Hannah brings over 9 years’ experience in the energy markets and is responsible for operations across Energi Mine. Having worked with complex clients across the UK, Europe and the US, she has helped some of the largest corporates in the world optimise their energy strategies at board level. Hannah previously helped grow another start up with our CEO Omar, before becoming the first employee at Energi Mine.
Lord Rupert Redesdale has an extensive history in the energy sector having been the Liberal Democrat spokesman for Energy in the House of Lords. He has been a member of the House of Lords since 1991 and has worked on a large number of energy related pieces of legislation and has tabled more Private Members Bills on energy regulation than any other Peer. In 2009 Lord Redesdale launched the Anaerobic and Biogas Association which has since become the industry body for Anaerobic Digestion. In 2012 he formed the Energy Managers Association of which he is CEO. The EMA has been recognized by Government as the professional body for Energy Managers. The membership which now has over 1500 embers who manage over £6 billion of energy spend is involved in all areas of energy efficiency, and storage. Redesdale in 2012 was awarded the accolade of Environmental Parliamentarian of the year by the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management and is the CEO of a water retailer, The Water Retail Company.
Eddy Travia is a pioneer investor in blockchain technology startups and the CEO of Coinsilium, a London-based venture builder, accelerator and investor in early-stage blockchain technology companies. Coinsilium shares are traded on NEX Exchange in London (NEX:COIN). He was named among the ‘Top three Most Influential Investors’ at the Blockchain Awards. He also regulary delivers keynote speeches on blockchain and advises corporates and financial regulators.
Founder of StartupToken, a global accelerator and consultancy for startup Token Generating Event. CEO of Tokens Capital, a crowd sales and Blockchain investment firm as well as Blockchain VC for Consilium, the first ICAP ISDX Blockchain investment company to be publicly listed.
Speaker, professor, angel investor and educator on Blockchain & crypto investment space with 15+ years in the global technology startup space.
Michael Terpin is founder and CEO of Transform Group, whose divisions include Transform PR, a global public relations firm that has served more than 100 clients in the blockchain field; Coinovate, a cryptocurrency consulting and development company; CoinAgenda, an event series for cryptocurrency investors, and SocialRadius, one of the nation’s first social media marketing firms twice named to the Inc. 5000. Transform Group is headquartered in Las Vegas, with offices in Santa Monica, Silicon Valley, NYC, and San Juan. Terpin also co-founded BitAngels (www.bitangels.co), the world’s first angel network for digital currency startups, in May, 2013, and he is managing partner of bCommerce Labs (www.bcommercelabs.com), the first blockchain incubator fund, and a partner in Flight.VC’s Bitcoin Syndicate on AngelList. Previously, Terpin founded Marketwired, one of the world’s largest company newswires, which was acquired in 2006 and later sold to NASDAQ for $200 million. He also co-founded Direct IPO, one of the earliest equity crowdfunding companies, and founded and sold his first PR firm, The Terpin Group.
Dr. Moe Levin is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Keynote, an investor in high-tech startups, and an advisor to governments, regulators, banks, and venture-backed companies. Some of the projects he has been involved with include The Global Blockchain Council in Dubai (2015 - present) , the harmonized VAT treatment of Bitcoin (2013), The OECD Working Party 9 (2013-2014). Moe is also the Co-Founder of the first accredited Blockchain Academy, an early investor in RSK Labs, Labfresh, Dropbox, and others. Prior to founding Keynote, Moe was responsible for launching a venture-backed startup in Europe which raised $30m from Richard Branson, Index Ventures and others.
Entrepreneur with extensive experience within Fintech | Alternative Finance | Crowdfunding | Marketplace Lending | Blockchain | Cryptocurrency | ICO | Ethereum. He has gained valuable experience within Big 4 Consultancy, Investment Management, Retail Banking, Pharmaceuticals, Insurance sectors and at present he enjoys advising startups.