Deepti oversees the company’s Human Resource Division. She is an engineer and holds a Fellow membership in the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development, (CIPD),UK and is a certified counsellor with the Smart Life Foundation. She has 15+ years’ experience in Human resources in the banking and financial industry, heading learning and development for the First Abu Dhabi Bank. She has critical experience in driving people agenda in large multinational organisations.
Nizar Ajeeb is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Cobblestone Energy and a member of the Executive Committee. He oversees the firm’s technology.
Nizar Ajeeb is an MBA graduate from Oxford University in UK and has a master’s degree in Computer & Communication Engineering. He is the co-author of Distribution of Indefinite Quadratic Forms in Gaussian Random Variables, an IEE journal paper and other conference papers.
Nizar has 10 years of experience in the tech industry. Throughout his career he handled multiple roles, lately as a CTO & Board Director and prior to that as a Software Architect for Dubai Smart City project.
Simon is the head of the GB Intraday Power Trading, a member of the Executive Committee.
Simon studied chemical engineering (MEng) at Imperial College London and later obtained a master’s degree (MEd) from the University of Cambridge.
Prior to joining Cobblestone Energy, Simon worked in private equity as an analyst in technology investments in India and London, and he later worked in recruitment consulting as an analyst in London.
Michael Chatzigakis is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Cobblestone Energy and a member of the Executive Committee. He oversees the company’s Operations, HR, Finance, and Trading Capability divisions.
Michael studied economics, with a specialization in political economy, at the London School of Economics (LSE); he received a master’s degree in international economics and diplomacy from Tufts University, Fletcher School, and a master’s degree in public administration (MPA) from Harvard University, Kennedy School.
Prior to joining Cobblestone Energy, Michael worked as a business consultant at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) where he focused on banking and financial institutions. He has served as economic advisor to the Vice – President of the Greek conservative party (ND) and Minister of Energy, where he focused on formulating the party’s government program on banking regulation and attracting foreign direct investments in Greece.
Alan has more than 10 years of experience in commodity trading and the wider financial markets. He is a confident expert in the field who is a firm believer that the learning never stops. He has worked in both trading and analytics with renowned companies such as Gazprom and The Royal Bank of Scotland and has rich experience in building trading strategies and tools. He is an expert in managing complexity and a pursuer of excellence in the Analytics division where he is responsible for the company’s tools, research and analytical output. As CEO, he is a member of the Executive Committee and oversees the company’s overall strategy.