Clean Coal Technologies is led by a seasoned executive management team with decades of experience and accumulated industry knowledge.
Mr. Robin Eves
President & Chief Executive Officer
Robin brings to Clean Coal Technologies over thirty successful years of global experience in all aspects of the energy markets. He has held senior management positions in London, Geneva and the US. Robin has conducted business in the US, Europe, Russia, the Middle East, Africa, South America and, more recently, in India and Asia. He has extensive experience in India (his birth country) and has strong industry and political contacts throughout the world. During his career, Robin has specialized in joining small teams of professionals and has successfully built them into global companies or divisions within larger organizations. He has very strong banking contacts in the US and Europe and brings the confidence of the investment community to Clean Coal Technologies and the interest from several large funds. He is an expert at extracting value throughout the energy value chain and has an extensive knowledge of global business cultures and ethics. Robin has held senior positions in companies such as Cargill and UBS where he was a Managing Director.
Mr. Aiden Neary
Chief Financial Officer
Aiden brings to CCTI over 15 years of professional experience through his work with several prominent global investment banks. His professional career started in London where he held senior financial positions at ING and Schroeders bank before moving to UBS in 2000. His career has taken him from London to Hong Kong, Tokyo and New York. Aiden is a former Managing Director of UBS where he held several key roles, including serving as COO of their Global Commodity business and Chief of Staff and member of the Global Equity Management team. Aiden led the Equity business efforts on restructuring and streamlining its balance sheet during the recent financial crisis. He also played a leading part in strategic acquisitions and investments for the business. Aiden brings an ability to adapt quickly to changing environmental landscapes, while maintaining a strong corporate governance and control structure, and engaging and motivating the teams he is responsible for overseeing. Aiden has a degree in Accounting and Law from Kingston University in London, and is a Chartered Management Accountant.
Mr. Ignacio Ponce de Leon
Chief Operating Officer
Ignacio Ponce de Leon brings over 30 years of professional experience to Clean Coal Technologies, including over 25 years in Wall Street. He began his professional life in 1979 at the National Planning Department, Presidency of the Republic of Colombia, where he worked on the Carbocol/Exxon joint venture to develop Cerrejon Zona Norte, one of the largest coal mines in the world. He also worked with the team that oversaw the preparation of the National Energy Study, one of Latin America’s most ambitious econometric descriptions of a national energy economy. In 1995, he joined JP Morgan where he formed what became Wall Street’s leading fixed income research team covering corporations globally in Emerging Markets. Ignacio graduated from the London School of Economics (BSc. Econ.) and from the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy (Tufts-Harvard) with an M.A.L.D. degree.
Dr. Dilo Paul, PhD
Advisor to the Management Team
Dr. Paul, currently a Senior Scientist at SAIC, brings over 25 years of diversified work experience in coal science and coal technologies. Broad areas of skill include strategic planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of Federal programs and commercial ventures for the development and deployment of advanced clean coal technologies. Specific areas of expertise include coal conversion into clean coal, liquid fuels, chemicals, and hydrogen, as well as the design of compliance strategies to meet current and future environmental regulations. Since 1992, as a Senior Scientist at SAIC, Dr. Paul has provided technical and management support to the Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL). Dr. Paul holds a Ph.D. Materials Engineering Science, Virginia Tech, 1988; an M.S. Chemical Engineering, Virginia Tech, 1984; a B. Tech. Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, India, 1978 and an MBA University of Pennsylvania 2003.