OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM

 

Our management provides functional expertise and oversees the deal flow. They focus on process quality control to maximise value to all stakeholders.

 

 

Luis Hui

Founder & Chairman

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

Chief Operating Officer

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

Chief Human Resources

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

Chief Executive Officer

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

Chief Commercial Officer

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

Chief Marketing Officer

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

Chief Technology Officer

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.

Col Ben Lee

Pipeline Manager

Col Ben Lee

Pipeline Manager

Ben has over 35 years of experience in both public and private sectors. His public service in Hong Kong involved various profiles including Assistant Secretary for Home Affairs, Trade and Industry and Transport. Prior to this he held managerial and executive positions with Bell Canada, British Telecoms and Hong Kong Telecom. Recently, following his role as Head of Asian Operations at CyberCash and Neteller, he was appointed Datu and Military Attaché for the Royal House of Shariefs. Ben holds a BSc (Hons) in Civil Engineering from University of Toronto and is fluent in English and Cantonese Chinese.

Clive Buckley

Partners Manager

Clive Buckley

Partners Manager

Clive has over 40 years of experience in the financial payments industry and was one of the leaders in the transaction processing and payment solutions. He started his career in the banking sector with 14 years of experience in financial management, venture funding and operations engineering in London and the UAE. He then founded Prism Processing Services, and grew it into a 5.6 million credit card transactions and a US$700 million annual volume business across 7,000 merchant accounts. It was later sold to Paymentech (now part of JPMorgan), where he remained as a senior executive for 10 years until 2008.

Hiko Tanaka

Database Manager

Hiko Tanaka

Database Manager

Hiko has over 30 years’ experience in investment banking and equity capital markets. He is Founder of EuroCompass (UK) and has been advising Japanese high net worth individuals since 2000. Prior to that he was Associate Director for Capital Markets at Nikko Europe and Vice President for Capital Markets and Equities at Salomon Brothers International. He has also held numerous roles in equity sales and research in London and Tokyo. Hiko holds an MA in Education and a BA in Natural Science from the International Christian University in Japan, and is bilingual in Japanese and English.

Stewart Shuttle

Network Manager

Stewart Shuttle

Network Manager

Stewart has over 40 years’ of experience in a myriad of industry sectors, including both SMEs and public companies, and covering Europe, Middle East and Asia. Most recently he has been a management consultant specialising in marketing to SMEs, and prior to that an executive recruitment advisor in a niche Telco market. He was formerly a commercial banker at HSBC for over 15 years focusing on trade finance and relationship management to corporate and financial institutions. Stewart, a Chartered Marketer, was educated at Cranfield School of Management and holds a BA (Hons) in Business Studies from Southbank University.

Krit Nathoo FCCA

Finance Manager

Krit Nathoo FCCA

Finance Manager

Krit has over 25 years of finance and commercial experience in the real estate market having been Finance Director of a well-known retail chain with group turnover of over £30 million for 20 years. He presently manages the London property portfolio of a pension fund and numerous independently owned residential and commercial properties. He was born in Mauritius and started his career in banking in his home country before moving to the UK in the early 90’s where he qualified as an accountant and later become a Fellow Chartered Certified Accountant. Krit is bilingual in French and English.

Paul Willson

Executive Assistant

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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