Our team


Our team brings together a plethora of skills, backgrounds, interests, and education which enables us to conquer the challenges of the PPA markets.



MICHAEL WALDNER CEO & Co-Founder of Pexapark

Michael has over 15 years of experience in renewable PPAs, international energy trading, origination and portfolio management.

    Florian Müller CTO & Co-Founder of Pexapark

    Florian loves building software and has over 10 years of experience in creating applications. He holds a PhD in Computer Science.

      Jana Brankovic Operations Manager

      Jana has over 20 years of experience as an Operations & Quality Manager. Most of them she spent in the international energy and assurance field.

        Luca Pedretti COO & Co-Founder of Pexapark

        Luca has +10 years’ hands-on experience in energy risk management for renewables in open markets – valuating, structuring, negotiating and managing PPA transactions across Europe.

          Jens Hollstein Senior PPA Manager

          Jens has over 19 years of experience in the structure and management of energy offtake agreements from renewable energy sources.

            Manuel Damsohn Head Product Strategy

            Manuel has more than 10 years experience in data analysis in the energy and heavy industry.

              Werner Trabesinger Senior Analytics and Transaction Manager

              Werner has been active in energy trading for more than ten years, managing a structured trading desk at Axpo trading. His expertise is in structuring of complex transactions and options trading. Werner holds a PhD in Physics from ETH Zurich.

                Florent Petitfrere Marketing Associate

                Florent brings over a decade of experience working as an International photographer and is creating his own twist of digital marketing and SEO strategy.

                  Amanda Niklaus Energy Analyst

                  Prior to joining the firm, Amanda spent five years as an Economist and Senior Analyst with expertise in power markets and trading strategies for new energy types in Australia.

                    Justin Owen CFO

                    Justin has 16 years of Finance and Accounting experience in the Silicon Valley with the last 8 focused on Enterprise Software companies.

                      Christoph Staub Senior Energy Quant

                      Christoph has over 15 years of experience in quantitative modelling in the Energy sector, including valuation of long-term contracts and renewable power generation.

                        Mathieu Ville PPA Transaction Manager

                        Mathieu is an experienced renewable energy investor with over €1bn financing and tens of PPAs structured and successfully executed over the past decade.

                          Taras Velykyy Senior Backend Engineer

                          Taras has 10 years of experience in building cloud-based IT solutions - from concept to implementation.

                            Richard Boydell Senior Manager - PPA Advisory

                            Richard has 8 years of European Energy Market experience, with specific focus on Power Purchase Agreements.

                              Vladimir Kadlec Senior Energy Structurer

                              Vladimir has more than 15 years of experience in structuring and origination of energy related transactions.

                                Grzegorz Skarzynski Senior Advisor

                                Grzegorz has over 20 years of experience in energy sector. His experience covers startups, structuring renewable projects, asset management and lobbying activities.

                                  Anton Udyrenko Senior Frontend Engineer

                                  Anton is an experienced Frontend Engineer, who builds modern web-applications with passion and also has an eye for design and UX.

                                    Nazar Kushnir Senior Backend Engineer

                                    Nazar is Java Senior engineer with more than 10 years of experience focused on developing server side enterprise applications.

                                      Alexander Radzishevsky Senior Backend Developer

                                      Alexander is a Software Engineer with several years of experience in server side, web and mobile application development.

                                        Bohdan Lypkan Senior Frontend Developer

                                        Bohdan is proactive Front-End Developer with over 5 years of experience in developing, designing and optimizing of web applications.

                                          ADVISORY COUNCIL

                                          Christian Schaffner Executive Director, Energy Science Center (ESC) ETH Zürich

                                          Christian has been working in the energy field for over 20 years. His experience covers startups, policy making and science.

                                            Walter Steinmann Senior Advisor at Credit Suisse Infrastructure Partners

                                            Walter is the former director of the Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE) and was member of the Governing Board of IEA (Paris) and IAEA (Vienna).

                                              Pol Budmiger Entrepreneur / Startup Coach

                                              Pol has 25 years of experience as entrepreneur in IT, engineering and cleantech and supports young companies as a coach.

                                                Christian Hürlimann Managing Director, EKZ Renewables

                                                Christian has 15+ years of experience in field of renewables and energy, including M&A, asset management and origination.

                                                  Daniel Mischler Chief Digital Officer

                                                  Daniel is a former global CIO, regional CEO and experienced investor in startups with successful exits. He maintains a global network to peers.

                                                    Harald von Heyden Director Agder Energi AS

                                                    Harald has 20+ years experience from the power/renewables industry, having worked mainly within trading, origination, asset development, m&a and venture. He holds an BSc in Management Science from Warwick Business school and an MPhil in management from Cambridge University.

                                                      BOARD OF DIRECTORS

                                                          Dierk Paskert Member of the Board

                                                          CEO Encavis, Board Member The Mobility House