Mr Poullas has spent 25 years working in the technology, investment banking and engineeringindustries. During the last 15 years, Mr Poullas has been involved with assisting several ASX-Listed entities with funding and strategic direction in the Lithium-ion Battery Materials and Energy sectors.
Ms. Dajani has over 20 years of practise experience as a dual qualified lawyer in the U.S. and England and as a licensed professional engineer. She serves as a lead lawyer in complex acquisitions, dispositions, financing, and project development transactions involving energy and infrastructure facilities in the United States and around the world. She is co-leader of Pillsbury Winthrop ShawPittman’s Energy and Infrastructure Projects Team and leads the Renewable Energy practice.
Ms. Pavri has over 25 years' experience within the financial services sector, specifically in funds management focused on impact investing, ESG and venture capital. She has a wide range of experience both locally and overseas and has a multidimensional background across strategy development, investment, risk and compliance governance, sustainability, commercialisation, and organisational transformation. Ms. Pavri is a Non-Executive Director of Uniting Ethical Investors Ltd, Chair of theApostle Ethical and Impact Advisory board, and sits on various advisory committee panels. She is a Partner at SDGx Ventures, an Impact VC investment management and advisory group and further holds the position as the Oceania Regional Senior Advisor at The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN). She is a qualified Australian Chartered Accountant and has a Bachelor of Commerce (sub major Law) degree from University of Western Sydney.
Dr. Petty has been an adviser on significant projects and investments in Asia. Dr. Petty is a formermember of the B20 and served on the B20 Finance and Infrastructure taskforce, a former BoardMember of International Federation of Accountants, a former Chairman of the Australian Chamber ofCommerce Hong Kong & Macau, and a former Chairman of CPA Australia. Dr. Petty has been author or co-author of many academic and professional works and has been awarded as a researcher, an editor of academic works, and as an educator. Dr. Petty is senior adviser to several investment firms and has served on the boards of other companies, both publicly listed and privately held. Dr. Petty holds several degrees including a PhD and is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, CPA Australia, and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Mr. Siva possesses three decades of experience in the finance industry both locally and overseas specialising in funds management. Mr. Siva is the Managing Director, Chief Investment Officer and co-founder of India Avenue, which is a business focused on providing advice and delivering client focused investment solutions to investors seeking to access India's strongly growing capital markets. Mr. Siva was Head of Portfolio Management for ANZ Wealth, where he was responsible for investment strategy and portfolio construction. Prior to that he held the role of Investment Strategist at ING Investment Management Australia and was Chief Investment Officer for ING Investment Management India. Mr.Siva has also worked for Westpac, Macquarie Bank, ING Bank and RetireInvest. Mr. Siva holds a Bachelor of Commerce from UNSW and a Masters of Business from UTS.
Mr Tsegas has over 20 years of experience in Tanzania where he’s been a resident for over 15 years. He has worked to engage both the private and government sectors on several projects and was ManagingDirector of Tancoal Energy Ltd which he successfully took from an exploration company to a JV with the Tanzanian government, and then into production.
Professor M. Stanley Whittingham has nearly five decades of experience in the lithium-ion batteryindustry and is best known for being a pioneer in the development of lithium-ion batteries which has earned him the prestigious award of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. During his illustrious careerProfessor Whittingham has headed large projects for the US Department of Energy, Exxon, and Schlumberger. He has 16 US patents and has been involved in writing over 340 pieces of scientific and engineering literature. Currently, he is a SUNY Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and MaterialsScience and Engineering at Binghamton University which is part of the State University of New York. Professor Whittingham is also Director of the NorthEast Center for Chemical Energy Storage (NECCES). Professor Whittingham holds a BA. Chemistry; an MA and a DPhil. Chemistry from Oxford University, England.