Smart

We bring together a pan-European team of clean energy experts.

Our Team

Tweedie Brown CBE

Tweedie Brown CBE

Chairman

Career Army Officer. Responsible for £250m budget. CBE in 2003 for services to Defence.

16 years in commercial defence, energy, property and technology sectors. Formerly CEO and Deputy Chairman of AIM-Listed plc.

Currently Chairman of Caridon Group, Guild of Letting and Management, Intent Group, Partner in Maven Executive and a Senior Advisor at MCF Corporate Finance.

Horacio Carvalho

Horacio Carvalho

Chief Executive Officer

50 years of experience in energy and infrastructure financing globally.

Founder of Carbon Capital Markets. Raised 3 carbon funds: Carbon Asset Fund (CAF) €35m & China Methane Recovery Fund €300m and REAF.

Led the first large scale wind project in Brazil (220 MW) with CER’s as well as biomass, rice husks, landfill methane recovery all generating CERs.

Up to present Horacio has raised more than US$15 billion in projects and concessions in the Renewables sector.

Wolfgang Menapace

Wolfgang Menapace

Chief Technology Officer

27 years of experience in the power generation business at Siemens AG.

Successful sales of large-scale steam & gas turbines; project manager 600MW steam turboset in Japan.

Head of fuel-cell battery development. Business development in Tanzania, Uganda and Nigeria (Industrial Islands)

MSc. (Dipl.-Ing.) Mechanical Engineering Germany.