Carlos Monreal is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Plastic Energy, one of the world’s leading chemical recycling companies with industrial plants operating since 2015.
He has significant experience as a CEO. Engineer by training, he has been a serial entrepreneur for more than 30 years always developing disruptive technologies and providing innovative solutions. He was the founder of companies ranging from the development of GPS applications like precision farming, machine control of fleet management to an EPC company on renewable energy with all of them sharing the principle of Time to Market and replicability of the solutions.
Carlos is also founder and CEO of Greenland Capital, a company with the vision to identify and develop disruptive technologies that provide sustainable and economical solutions to the growing challenges of waste and water management and alternative energy management.
For over a decade David has been leading the development of the ground-breaking technology and his wide-ranging responsibilities include creating and executing Plastic Energy’s technology roadmap to structuring multiple high-profile, strategic partnerships across the world.
David has written a series of patents for the organisation, awarded in EU & US.
He has worked in a broad variety of senior leadership roles over 20 years across telecommunications, construction, waste and recycling. David has a joint honours degree in Chemistry and Polymer Chemistry with Technology from Loughborough University.
Having an extensive international business development and management experience, Bruno is a forward thinking leader used to operate in a multicultural environment. As CEO or MD, he had several times a profit and loss responsibility and demonstrated his capacity to drive a profitable growth in a multi-channel distribution and franchise environment. Bruno has a proven track-record in setting a strategic direction. His strong financial and marketing background allows him to organize the execution, delivering sustained profitable performance and a world class customer experience. He is a charismatic leader and a strong team builder.
Ian has 25 years’ experience in the energy sector focusing on clean energy financing. He was a Managing Director at the investment and advisory firm Climate Change Capital for 11 years.
He sits on the Advisory Board of the UK Energy Research Centre. He hold a M.A. and M.Eng. in engineering from Cambridge University, an M.Sc. in finance from London Business School, and he is a former Visiting Business Fellow at the Smith School for Enterprise and the Environment at Oxford University.
Cloé is the Policy Advisor for Plastic Energy leading the work on EU as well as national regulations associated to chemical recycling, plastic recycling, and circular economy. She is also heavily involved with the communication and partnership side of the business in developing strong relationships with key stakeholders. Prior to Plastic Energy, Cloé was a researcher in European political analysis for Eurasia Group specialising in EU and western European politics as well as energy and environmental policies.
Cloé holds an MPhil degree in European politics from the University of Oxford (UK) and a BA in political science from the University of California, Berkeley (USA).