Team

Management

Angelo Prete MBA | Executive Chairman of the Board
Angelo has accumulated a wide international experience over the last 15 years in the renewable energy sector. He has held several position in development and management of energy projects, from the start up phase through to mature projects. Angelo has notably held managerial positions in several multinational companies in Europe, with strong connections to Chinese players. He also followed several investments in the energy sector, in the areas of production plants as of companies start ups, in different industrial fields.

Edward Ridgway Watt B.Eng(Hons), MIET Chief Executive Officer
Ted carries 20 years of experience in technology, start-ups and tech businesses, both in the public and private sectors. His technical background is in computational electromagnetics & high performance materials and engineering.

Petri Saarinen Chief Development Officer
Petri has a background in two family-run engineering companies within Energy, Material handling and Geophysical measurement services. He has over 25 years’ experience in the power, field engineering and telecoms industries across Scandinavia, Europe and South America.

Philippe Pépin B.Soc.Sc.,LL.L., M.Sc. (IP Law)Chief Operations Officer
Philippe detains a background in licensing & management of intellectual property as well as in corporate law. He is the author of an upcoming book on intellectual property issues for startups in Europe sponsored by EIT-Digital. He has finally given lectures on IP issues both in Finnish and Chinese Universities.

Ian Denton M.Eng | Chief Engineer
Ian leads Teraloop’s engineering team and work programme.  He has fifteen years’ experience in high performance engineering projects in defence, oil and gas sectors; his familiarity with multi-disciplinary challenges and whole life-cycle design are strong qualities for Teraloop’s ambitious endeavour.

Oskari HeikkiläCo-Inventor & Technology Advisor
Oskari has many years of experience as a free-thinking innovator in cleantech, notably in sectors such as PV manufacturing and integration both in the Nordics and Africa.

Operations & Engineering