Management Team

Kjartan V. Skaugvoll
CEO

Kjartan V. Skaugvoll

  • responsible for Strategy, General Management and International Development
„After a career within the utility sector, I am thrilled to head a company that enables paradigm shifts and to facilitate market changes...”
René Böringer
co-founder and CCO

René Böringer

  • responsible for Sales, Projects and Business Development
„The developments in the market are still young but at the same time radical and revolutionary. I am inspired through exploring new frontiers with my customers. This way market challenges become business opportunities...”
Gunnar Scharfe
co-founder and CFO/COO

Gunnar Scharfe

  • responsible for Technology Development, Operations and Finance
„The technical challenges are unique. Our team provides new approaches and solutions while assuring that we comply with the project structure and quality required for business critical industrial scale systems...”

Supervisory Board

Pieter Trienekens
Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Pieter Trienekens

  • is a senior executive with extensive international industry expertise
  • is member of the Supervisory Board of DNV-GL Energy B.V and former Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Stedin, the third largest energy distribution company in The Netherlands
  • in the past he served as CEO and member of the management board of various energy companies and utilities in the power and gas sector
Holger Heinen

Holger Heinen

  • is currently serving seven VC-backed companies as chairman / member of their supervisory boards
  • has various roles in the VC industry such as Investment Committee Member, Venture Partner or Senior C-Level Advisor
  • was Investment Director at High-Tech Gründerfonds; Europes largest early-stage VC fund
  • has founded a start-up focussing on a geo-information system for the chemical industry
Stephan Berendsen

Stephan Berendsen

  • has many years of experience as a Business Angel
  • is a member of the investment committee of the innovation fonds of Bayern Kapital
  • is founder of Living Mobile GmbH, one of the pioneers in the mobile gaming market. Within three years Living Mobile became one of the top 10 mobile gaming companies in Europe. The Walt Disney Company acquired Living Mobile in November 2015.
  • is founder of RVS Datentechnik GmbH/Living Byte Software GmbH, the worldwide leading ISDN software company. With more than 15 million sold copies RVS-COM was the best selling ISDN communications software worldwide.
Jan Palasinski

Jan Palasinski

  • has more than 15 years’ experience in cleantech and finance
  • is Investment Partner at Future Energy Ventures since its inception in October 2020, after 8 years of VC experience at E.ON and Innogy Venture Capital
  • was previously an investment banker, structuring renewable energy projects in Italy
  • serves as board member / observer in 7 Future Energy Ventures’ portfolio companies
Holger Schragmann

Holger Schragmann

  • has more than 20 years of experience in the private equity / venture capital business with focus on growth financings and investments in the technology sector
  • is partner at Demeter, a major player in venture capital and private equity for the ecological transition
  • before joining the private equity industry working several years as a managing director of a mid-sized industry group. Has been starting his career at a management and strategic consultancy