OUR EXECUTIVE TEAM

 

Our executives provide:
strategic direction, effective governance and compliance, to ensure that robust processes are in place.

 

 

Luis Hui

Luis Hui

Founder & Chairman

Prior to founding Penatrada, Lui spent most of his career in investment banking. Previously he worked for Societe Generale CIB where he served in the capital markets team and completed 17 leveraged buyout transactions with a combined financing of over €10 billion covering a range of industries across Europe. He received MEng (Hons) in Electrical & Electronic Engineering at Imperial College London and MSc in Finance at Imperial College Business School, where he currently serves as a member of their alumni advisory board. Lui is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin Chinese.

Dr Till Becker

Dr Till Becker

Chief Operating Officer

Till has over 25 years of board level experience, having held both chairman and board level directorships in numerous multinational corporations. During his career at DaimlerChrysler, he had been CEO and President for Portugal, India and Turkey, before taking the position of Chairman and CEO, Northeast Asia and served as deputy member of DaimlerChrysler AG board. He has also served the boards of Tata Motors as a director, Hess AG as CEO, MPS Micropaint as Chairman, and as advisor and consultant to a number of private equity firms. Till is multilingual in German, English, Portuguese and French.

Tim MacAndrews TD FCA

Tim MacAndrews TD FCA

Chief Human Resources

Tim, an entrepreneur and a Fellow Chartered Accountant, co-founded Snappy Snaps in 1983. Under his direction the UK nationwide high street retail brand reached a portfolio of 160 commercial stores and franchises before it was sold to Timpsons in 2013. During that time, he had also been involved in starting, running and exiting numerous businesses which included a wine bar in Central London, large ostrich breeding farm and chain of beauty product stores as well as manufacturing plant for the production of a range of beauty care and bespoke products. Tim also holds and runs a portfolio of commercial properties.

S. A. (Al) Sehsuvaroglu

S. A. (Al) Sehsuvaroglu

Chief Executive Officer

Al has over 35 years of experience in the energy industry and held international senior executive positions across the US, EMEA and Central Asia. He has been Partner of Eurasian Resources LLP, CEO of Empire Energy plc, CEO of Big Sky Energy plc, Senior VP at Nelson Resources Ltd, Country Director for Kazakhstan at Kellogg Brown & Root (Halliburton), Vice-Chairman of Kazakhstan Petroleum Association and Co-Founder of the Kazakhstan-Canada Business Association. Al is a graduate Nuclear Engineer, registered Professional and SPE Certified Petroleum Engineer, and is multilingual in English, French, Turkish and Spanish.

Ajit Madan

Ajit Madan

Chief Commercial Officer

Ajit has over 15 years of investment banking experience having served as Managing Director and Head of European Corporate & Leveraged Capital Markets at SG CIB where he completed 20 deals within four years. Prior to that he was Executive Director for Capital Markets at GE Capital, Vice President for Loan Capitals Market at Deutsche Bank and has also worked at Close Brothers, CSFB and NatWest. He has founded a premium retail and wholesale speciality tea business supplying artisan tea to teahouses, premium hotels, restaurants and spas worldwide. Ajit holds an MSc in Economics from Southampton University.

Peter Rees

Peter Rees

Chief Marketing Officer

Peter has an established track record built on over 40 years international business experience. He spent 26 years working for IBM in various roles covering Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He then became Vice President of Marketing at Trader Classified Media where he spent six years and helped to formulate and execute their worldwide marketing and communications strategy, before the company was sold for €1.3 billion in 2006. Peter is Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of the Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, and a Chartered Marketer.

Andrew Lambert

Andrew Lambert

Chief Technology Officer

Andrew, a Chartered Engineer, is a non-executive director at the China Britain Business Council and a board member for the UK Enterprise M3 Local Enterprise Partnership. He is an experienced board level executive with a proven record of developing new technology to solve business problems with extensive practical experience of working in Europe and Asia. As a senior manager at Phillips Electronics he negotiated the formation of a technology based joint venture with Shell. He was CTO in a major management buyout led by Carlyle and has been involved in creating and running numerous technology start-up companies.

Ralph Land CBE

Ralph Land CBE

Advisor

Ralph has over 40 years of executive experience in management, marketing and business development. He spent 35 years in the Warsaw pact countries and has served as a Director at ICL, Xerox and Rolls-Royce. He has been substantially involved with the promotion of trade and aid to CEE on behalf of governments, businesses and NGOs. He was Chairman of the Russo-British and British Romanian Chambers for nine years and an advisor to the British Government. He was awarded an OBE in 1986 and a CBE in 1996 for services to Exports. Ralph graduated in Economics from the LSE and is bilingual in English and German.

Paul Willson

Paul Willson

Executive Assistant

Paul has extensive commercial and technical experience in the specialised gas sector following a 37-year career at Linde Group (previously British Oxygen Company) in a range of roles, starting as a gas analyst in 1979 and retiring in analytical and technical management within speciality gases. During his career, he has served blue chip clients such as Ford Motor and Jaguar Landrover, and covered a range of industries internationally from oil and gas exploration and automotive to scientific and universities research.

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