The Team

Meet our internal team, main board and advisory board

Internal Team

Dominic has led the company and its team of engineers and business development managers since its foundation. In addition, he is responsible for corporate finance and governance.

Dominic Quennell

Chief Executive Officer

Gareth is responsible for the research and development programme for the Capacitive Transfer System (CTS) and assisting the CEO with business development and fund raising.

Gareth O'Brien

Chief Operations Officer

As CFO of the company Olga is responsible for financial leadership and treasury management, aligning business strategy and finance to grow the company. Her focus is strong compliance and control, accurate data, and effective integration of systems.

Olga Kaliadka

Chief Financial Officer

As Director of Business Development, Charles is responsible for programme management and optimisation of business cases. Charles has over 40 years of design, contracting, consulting and operator experience in the energy sector.

Charles Lucas-Clements

Director of Business Development

Fabio is the principal interface between development engineers and clients. He is responsible for the value creation processes for the technology users, strategic management of the product and influencing related regulatory affairs.

Dr Fabio Spinato

Business Development Manager

Mansour provides leadership and manages all aspects of research, electrical design and product development for the company. He started working on the cable project as part of his PhD at Brunel University, joining Enertechnos later to continue his work on this and numerous other projects.

Dr Mansour Salehi-Moghadam

Chief Engineer

Ashkan is involved in the research, design, development and testing of all products. He is responsible for simulations of a variety of concepts and products. Ashkan has a first-class degree with honours in Electrical Engineering from Brunel University and a master’s degree in Nanotechnology from University College, London.

Ashkan D Hajiloo

Electrical Research Engineer

Lwandile designs bespoke systems for testing and works on product development. This includes detailed AutoCad drawings of a variety of products. He is a practical electrical engineer with 10 years’ field experience in trouble-shooting and problem solving.

Lwandile Ndlwana

Electrical Research Engineer

As Human Resources manager, Mukta oversees administrative function within the company. She is also responsible for sustainable recruitment, learning and development, health and safety and well-being of employees.

Mukta Bhatt

Human Resources Manager

Farzeen is responsible for conveying Enertechnos’ brand image. This includes monitoring traffic and trends on the website and social media channels as well as internal and external communications, with Enertechnos partners, stakeholders and employees.

Farzeen Somji

Marketing and Communications Executive

Main Board

Mark serves as Chairman of the Board and supervises all corporate governance for the Company. As a leading expert in international patent law, he advises the Company on its intellectual property strategy.

Mark Hardy

Chairman of the Main Board

Charl’s role at Enertechnos is to lead negotiations with Distribution Network Operators, regulators and government bodies. He maintains close links with the Distribution Network Operator (DNO) industry and his status as former CFO of the largest of them is hugely helpful in reaching directly to key decision makers in the industry not just in the UK but also in Europe and the US.

Charl Oosthuizen

Main Board Director

Advisory Board

Donald's career in Landis+Gyr (Switzerland), Siemens and E.ON (Germany) has given him extensive experience of the field of electrical engineering and T&D grids. He has led the development of the strategy document which guides the company through to commercialisation of the CTS. Donald’s key role at Enertechnos is to advise on building commercial relationships with European operators of renewable energy generation and distribution networks.

Dr Donald Weir

Advisory Board Member

Nick’s role at Enertechnos is to help to develop strategy and tactics to engage with leading developers of renewable energy. Nick trained as both a scientist and an engineer followed by ten years of experience in the oil & gas, power generation, aerospace and defence industries and a PhD in Materials Handling.

Dr Nick Goddard

Advisory Board Member

Harry is a global FTSE 20 executive with broad and senior operational experience in natural resources, energy, manufacturing and logistics. He is a former Chief Executive of Rio Tinto Energy. Harry’s role at the company is to make introductions to his extensive contacts in the mining sector. Mining is one of the world’s largest industrial users of low and medium voltage electric cable.

Harry Kenyon-Slaney

Advisory Board Member

Andrew is a qualified Chartered Accountant with 25 years of experience advising on M&A and capital-raising transactions in the renewable energy and wider utilities and infrastructure sectors. Andrew’s role at Enertechnos is to leverage his extensive contacts in the renewable energy sector and in the DNOs to introduce new business opportunities. For example, it was he that made the initial introduction at Board level in Western Power Distribution.

Andrew Donovan

Advisory Board Member

Ross is the former Director of The Gerrard Group and is particularly familiar with corporate finance. Ross' role at Enertechnos is advising on corporate finance.

Ross Jones

Advisory Board Member

Jim is a qualified engineer, lawyer and banker. He has specialised for many years in clean technology finance including working, inter alia, for Vestas, the leading Danish based wind turbine manufacturer. Jim’s role at Enertechnos is to develop strategies for engagement with renewable energy generators. His unrivalled experience in financing clean energy projects on a global scale has brought to the company opportunities for high-level engagement with industry sector leaders.

Jim Barry

Advisory Board Member