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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Miguel Fernandez

Chairman & CEO

Miguel has collected comprehensive knowledge and experience in the financial sector, having started his career as an Economist, Miguel rose through the ranks with exceptional speed due to his determination, passion and work ethic.

During his career, he worked for several years in multiple countries and  continents  from Cameroon and Congo in Africa, to all over Europe and America. In particular, he spent a significant amount of time in developing countries to construct and implement financial systems on behalf of banking and insurance institutions.Miguel has accumulated over 25 years worth of experience in leading investment banking, asset management, and large consultancy groups.

Patrick Meier

Director

Patrick is a highly accomplished senior executive with the highest levels of expertise in business development, strategy, corporate growth and development. He is part of an  unrivalled network of some of the most influential and high-profile business leaders and government bodies.

He worked over 18 years in several international roles for Roche, spent two years at various key positions with Novartis, and has spent many years as a global-leading consultant and trusted advisor to many of the largest multinationals across Europe. Patrick has a strong background in investment and is part of the well-known Millionaires Club in Switzerland.

Jeffrey M Kinn

Finance Director

Jeffrey has been a corporate Finance Director for 30 years and has worked in a variety of sectors including printing, retail and marketing. For the last nine years Jeffrey has operated as a consultant providing outsourced Finance Director to a variety of clients. He has a proven track record of increasing sales, profitability and efficiency. An excellent communi-cator. Very hands on and highly into the detail of management accounts, forecasts and cash flow projections. Highly experienced and competent in dealing with major customers, suppliers and banks. Wide-ranging experience in dealing with the venture capital and private equity sectors. Extensive experience, as a member of a number of boards, in developing and implementing corporate strategies. Excellent IT and systems knowledge.

Reinhard Lange  

Board Member

Reinhard was Chairman and CEO of Kuehne + Nagel International AG from 2009 to 2013. He has over 40 years of experience at Kuehne + Nagel and has held over various positions. Reinhard had a major impact in developing Kuehne + Nagel to an internationally successful logistics and goods transport company.

Since leaving Kühne + Nagel, Reinhard has been Chairman of the Works Council of Boehler-Uddeholm Precision Strip GmbH & Co KG, Managing Director of Lanetix Inc. in San Francisco and a member of the Supervisory Board of voestalpine Edelstahl GmbH and Boehler-Uddeholm AG.

Jeremy Pelczer 

Advisor to the Board

Jeremy Pelczer is Chairman of Agua Via Ltd, Chair of UK based SES Water owned jointly by Sumitomo and Osaka Gas, and was previously Chair of charity WaterAid International (2010-2016). Jeremy has over 20 years of extensive experience in strategic acquisitions, operations management, finance, and accounting with a variety of companies headquartered in the United Kingdom.

Jeremy also spent over 10 years with Thames Water. Jeremy attended the Harvard Advanced Management Program. He has acted as an executive sponsorfor major company leadership conferences in Atlanta 2002 and 2004, Chicago in 2005 and Berkshire in 2006 and has participated as a speaker in leadership events at Templeton College, Oxford, London Business School and IMD.

John Dobson  

Director

John is a highlyqualified individual with over 40 years experience within the water industry. He started his early career at Houseman – A globally recognised name within the realm of water, John climbed the ranks from Sales Engineer to Managing Director within his 20-year career there. 

During his time there, John made significant accomplishments such as quadrupling sales and profits during his directorship and more famously, he assisted in the development of the Legionella Testing with the PHLS and sold the first Legionella tests in the world to GSK. He also developed their chlorine dioxide markets and sold the first generators.