Mr. Smyth is a senior executive with an accomplished background in financial services, investment banking, business leadership and operations. He has provided origination and advisory services to private equity/venture capital, debt/trade finance institutions, family offices and commodity trading houses and has a substantive track record in supporting transactions, projects and operations in the oil & gas, mining and clean energy sectors in EMEA and North America. Mr. Smyth has served as a board member, executive director, senior advisor and management consultant to private and public organisations focused on operating or investing within the energy and natural resources sectors around the world.
Chief Commercial Officer
Jan Thijs Maatman
Mr. Maatman graduated from the Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands with a master’s degree in Applied Earth Science, specialization processing raw materials. Since his graduation Mr. Maatman has work for a maritime contractor nowadays called “Van Oord” (www.vanoord.com ) as a Superintendent, Works Manager and Project Manager in several countries. Later, he worked for Bluewater (www.bluewater.com ), which is a company active in the operations of floating and storage vessels and supplier of equipment to import/export crude oil and oil products to storage terminals onshore. Mr. Maatman fulfilled positions as Engineer, Tender Manager and Business Developer. In 2008 Mr. Maatman co-founded Riverlake Solutions under the umbrella of the Riverlake Group in Geneva, Switzerland. (www.riverlake.ch ).
Chief Operating Officer / Project Manager
Mr. Reenalda is a senior executive of Dutch nationality and is experienced in infrastructure and real estate development both as a Project Management Consultant and as a contractor.
He graduated from the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands with a master’s degree in construction management. Since his graduation he has worked for multinational companies predominantly in an international environment, developing and managing major infrastructure projects around the world.
Mr. Reenalda is a guest lecturer at the TU Delft faculty of Architecture & the Built Environment for the module “Management in the Built Environment”.
Chief Technical Officer
Mr. Jager, a Dutch national, graduated from the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands with a master’s degree in Maritime Engineering. Since his graduation he has worked in the international tank storage industry, and he spent 20 years working for Royal Vopak in various operational, technical and commercial managerial positions. Since 2010 he has worked for Riverlake Solutions as Partner and Senior Consultant. Riverlake Solutions is part of the Riverlake Group in Geneva, Switzerland. He specialises in the development of port logistics mainly within the energy industry.