Steve has 40+ years of financial and leadership experience with listed and private companies, including eight years as Finance Director of National Grid plc, and as NED in the energy, mining, food and telecom sectors, all with extensive operations in emerging markets.
Esa is a senior executive with decades of experience, particularly in the oil and gas sector, including senior leadership positions at companies such as Royal Dutch Shell, Transocean Plc, and Genel Energy Plc.
Supriya has 30+ years of investment banking experience including with public and private programmes in the cleantech and sustainability sectors. Her previous employers include World Bank, the Asian Development Bank and Citibank. Supriya has also served as an Independent Non-Executive Director on several public, private and non-profit boards globally.
Haythem is a Partner at Keystone Equity Partners and one of the founders of Growthgate Capital, a significant shareholder in Averda. He has decades of experience in banking, corporate finance and management, and is a director of several multinational companies.
Karim is a founder and Managing Partner of Keystone Equity Partners and a director of several international businesses. His career spans most MENA markets and sectors, including banking, telecoms, minerals & mining, and oil & gas, and seven years as MD of Global Investment Banking at HSBC (Middle East).
Malek is Averda’s CEO. A trained engineer, he joined Sukkar Engineering in 1994 and became CEO of the newly consolidated Averda Group in 2000. Malek is also a Board member of Growthgate Capital, a Trustee of Boston University and a founding member of WEF’s Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy (PACE).