Board of Directors and Senior Management

Board of Directors and Senior Management

Niccolò Caderni – Independent Non-Executive Chairman

After an academic career in Astrophysics at the Universities of Cambridge, California and Chicago, Dr Caderni has since established a life-long practice in the financing and management of innovation and creativity.
Has covered senior executive roles with Bankers Trust, Phillips, Enel and currently holds a portfolio of non-executive roles in digital transformation and life sciences.

Martin Groak – Independent NED (FormerChairman)

40 years of international business experience, qualified as a chartered accountant.
Numerous CFO positions and directorships of UK plcs, including an LSE listed venture capital trust.
Strong background in financialc ontrol, predominantly in renewable energy, transport & logistics, and natural resources exploration.
NED of Eight Capital Partners plc– an international investment company focusing on fintech and decentralised finance businesses.

Dominic White – Non-Executive Director

Dominic who is the Company’s largest beneficial shareholder, has been appointed to the Board as a non-executive director. He was previously Chairman of the Company from its formation until November 2021.

He has held Board level investment positions at international institutions including Security Capital, European Realty, Henderson Global Investors and Cordea Savills Invest Management and is currently Chairman of Eight Capital Partners plc, an international tech-orientated financial services group listed on the AQSE Growth Market.

Daniele Besnati – Executive

Daniele brings considerable experience in marketing and communications as well as the supply chain and IT sectors. He started his career teaching information technology at LIUC University of Castellanza and the Università del Sacro Cuore of Milan. Combining skills from his time in academia together with his knowledge of management, reporting systems, analysis and programming, he has developed an expertise in the start-up technology and marketing sectors. He was the founder and is now President of Bella Dispensa. He holds a degree in Business Economics from LIUC University of Castellanza.