Singapore

Emily Tan

Emily Tan

Emily Tan

General Manager Energy Transition & Shell Ventures, City Solutions

Based in
Singapore

United Kingdom

Ashley Smith

Ashley Smith - Senior Venture Principal, joined July 2017

Ashley Smith

Investment Director, joined July 2017

Investment domains
Advanced mobility, connected energy, industrial IoT and advanced analytics

Portfolio
WhoCanFixMyCar.com

Based in
(Manages team) London, UK

Jurgen Hornman

Jurgen Hornman

Jurgen Hornman

Investment Director, joined August 2017

Investment domains
Power including Energy Access, Energy Solutions, Connected Energy, Solar & Storage, Trading and Blockchain

Portfolio
SolarNow, sonnen, SteamaCo, Wonderbill

Based in
London, UK

Zixin Pan

Zixin Pan

Zixin Pan

Investment Associate, joined December 2017

Investment domains
Mobility, Downstream Global Commercial

Based in
London, UK

United States

Carl Stjernfeldt

Carl Stjernfeldt

Carl Stjernfeldt

Investment Director, joined September 2013

Investment domains
Digital investment fund: cloud, big data, AI/ML, 3D printing, sensors, exploration, security, advanced mobility, wireless and wireline communications and services

Portfolio
Autotech Ventures, Energy Ventures, Halfwave, Innowatts, Kespry, Maana, Quantico, Tiramizoo, Veros, Welldog

Based in
Boston/Cambridge, USA

Brian Panoff

Brian Panoff

Brian Panoff

Investment Director, joined November 2017

Investment domains
Connected Energy, Digitalization: data infrastructure, cybersecurity, and enterprise software

Based in
(Manages team) Boston/Cambridge, USA

Alexander Urban

Alexander Urban

Alexander Urban

Investment Associate, joined October 2017

Investment domains
Power, digital

Based in
Boston/Cambridge, USA

Kirk Coburn

Kirk Coburn

Kirk Coburn

Investment Director, joined March 2017

Investment domains
Oil and gas, power

Portfolio
Bluware

Based in
(Manages team) Houston, USA

Ivan Mrdak

Ivan Mrdak - Investment Associate, October 2017

Ivan Mrdak

Investment Associate, October 2017

Investment domains
Oil & Gas

Based in
Houston, USA

Tyler Williams

Tyler Williams

Tyler Williams

Venture Principal, joined March 2017

Investment domains
Unconventionals and Global Commercial

Portfolio
OpenBay

Based in
Houston, USA

Steve McGrath

Steve McGrath

Steve McGrath

Investment Director, joined March 2017

Investment domains
Connected Mobility, Digital Marketplaces and eCommerce, Smart Sensors and Advanced Analytics (“Industry 4.0”), AI/ML

Portfolio
Ample.
Board/Observer Positions: Kespry, Sunseap

Based in
(Manages teams) San Francisco, USA & Shanghai, China

Bennett Cohen

Bennett Cohen

Bennett Cohen

Investment Manager, joined June 2015

Investment domains
Advanced mobility, Blockchain, Cleantech 2.0, Silicon Valley, China

Portfolio
Sunseap, Energy Web Foundation, California LP Portfolio

Based in
San Francisco, USA

Nathan Fink

Nathan Fink - Senior Investment Associate, joined 2013

Nathan Fink

Investment Manager, joined 2013

Investment domains
Finance - cross-sector deal delivery

Based in
San Francisco, USA

Vikas Gupta

Viks gupta

Vikas Gupta

Investment Principal, joined September 2017

Investment domains
Power, mobility, energy storage, artificial intelligence, IoT & blockchain

Portfolio
Axiom Exergy

Based in
San Francisco, USA

Kristen Golden

The Netherlands

Geert van de Wouw

Geert van de Wouw

Geert van de Wouw

Managing Director, joined 2012

Investment domains
General

Based in
Amsterdam and The Hague, The Netherlands

Robert Linck

Robert Linck

Robert Linck

Chief Investment Director, joined 2012

Investment domains
General

Based in
Amsterdam and The Hague, The Netherlands

Maurice Benning

Maurice Benning

Maurice Benning

Investment Principal, joined May 2017

Investment domains
Integrated Gas and Oil & Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI) Climate Investments,

Portfolio
Observer seat at HyET.

Based in
Amsterdam and The Hague, The Netherlands

Justian Driessen

Justian Driessen

Justian Driessen

Venture Capital Investment Analyst, joined October 2017

Investment domains
Finance - covering multiple domains

Based in
Amsterdam and The Hague, The Netherlands

Katarzyna Mamon

Katarzyna Mamon - Senior Finance Controller, joined February 2015

Katarzyna Mamon

Senior Finance Controller, joined February 2015

Based in
The Hague, The Netherlands

Lindsey Gregg

Lindsey Gregg - Senior External Relations Advisor, joined March 2013

Lindsey Gregg

Senior External Relations Advisor, joined March 2013

Based in
The Hague, The Netherlands

Rick Hennevelt

Rick Hennevelt - Senior Legal Counsel, joined October 2014

Rick Hennevelt

Senior Legal Counsel, joined October 2014

Based in
The Hague, The Netherlands

Jermaine Saaltink

Jermaine Saaltink

Jermaine Saaltink

Investment Manager, joined October 13

Investment domains
Finance - cross-sector deal delivery

Portfolio
Board Observer Halfwave, Board Observer Tiramizoo, Rockstart focal point 

Based in 
Amsterdam and The Hague, The Netherlands

Mattijs Slee

Mattijs Slee

Mattijs Slee

Investment Principal, joined March 2016

Investment domains
Bio to fuels or chemicals, trading & supply, renewables and smart renewable power solutions

Portfolio
NewMotion

Based in
Amsterdam and The Hague, The Netherlands

Rens Valk

Rens Valk

Rens Valk

Venture Capital Investment Analyst, joined September 2017

Investment domains
Connected mobility including value chain optimization, digital business models, enabling technologies for downstream customers

Based in
Amsterdam and The Hague, The Netherlands

Peter van Giessel

Peter van Giessel

Peter van Giessel

Investment Director, joined 2012

Investment domains
Oil and gas

Potfolio
AOG, Magseis, Rocsole, HyET, ProVenture

Based in
Amsterdam and The Hague, The Netherlands

Michiel van Haersma Buma

Michiel van Haersma Buma

Michiel van Haersma Buma

Senior Implementation Manager, joined October 2016

Investment domains
Oil and gas

Portfolio
Board Observer Rocsole

Based in
Amsterdam and The Hague, The Netherlands

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