Roland has been involved in the financing and advancement of several clean energy and battery metals projects globally. The multi discipline and multi sector investments deployed by his family office have enabled a deep understanding of the Electric Vehicle value chain, especially in Europe where the growth potential and opportunity are most apparent today
Daniel has a strong mining and financial background having worked as an exploration and engineering gelogist prior to moving to Asia where he specialized in project economics and market analytics for outbound Asian Investment. In 2012 Daniel founded a Fintech company specialised in big data, predictive analytics and mining finance backed by Silicon Valley which went on to support M&A activity across the mining sector specifically in the emerging battery metals market and clean energy minerals.
Jose has over 11 years of experience in the metals, mining and energy industry. He has a strong mining background having worked in both commercial and technical roles at operating mines before moving into consultancy. He has been involved in the lithium-ion battery supply chain since 2015, working as Business Manager at SQM, S. America’s leading lithium company and as the principal Sales Agent for the Latin American Market at Benchmark Mineral Intelligence. Jose’s knowledge of the lithium market and its core fundamentals is well respected across the industry.
Grant is one of the world’s foremost lithium metallurgists having previously managed Lithium Chemicals for Talison Lithium’s world class Greenbushes deposit. He was involved in the management of the Talison Lithium Carbonate Plant from Scoping Study through to the Definitive Feasibility Study as well as the design and technical direction of the Talison Test Facility. More recently he has provided his expert opinion on lithium deposits and conversion facilities globally specializing in green initiatives to help maintain government carbon emission targets within the battery metals supply chain while maintaining premium product production.
Olivier is a seasoned CFO with 20+ years of experience and success delivering increased value in Start-up/FinTech & Mobile Payments. He joined Paypal in 2010 as Head of Finance for EU business in charge of M&A integration. In 2014, he led the set-up of Rakuten Bank in Europe and was CFO of the Bank until in 2016, he joined eBay as COO/CFO to lead the development of eBay Payment business further to the spin-off with PayPal. Olivier is both CPA and lawyer with strong technical, legal and entrepreneurial skills.