Our Team

EV Technology Group has an experienced leadership team with decades of combined operational and investing experience

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Wouter Witvoet


Wouter Witvoet is a serial entrepreneur and current Founder & CEO of EV Technology Group, his third company, which he took public in 2022. EV Technology Group has a vision of electrifying iconic automotive brands starting with the Electric MOKE. In 2017, Wouter founded Secfi Inc in San Francisco, which he grew to the market leader in option exercise financing having raised over $1.1bn for the company. Secfi has ±100 employees. After Secfi, Wouter founded Valour, a market leader in crypto exchange traded products in Europe, which he took public in 2021. Next to his professional ventures, Wouter is an active angel investor through his family office Escalet Group. Wouter has a Bachelor’s degree in Information Science and Economics from Utrecht University and a Master’s degree from the University of Cambridge.

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Richard Westley

CEO Fablink Group & incoming CCO

Richard Westley is the CEO of Fablink Group and incoming Chief Operating Officer. Richard is an executive with over 20 years experience in the automotive and off-highway sectors. Following a successful international career in business consulting, he founded Fablink Group Holdings, the UK based Engineering and manufacturing business that supplies metal pressings, assemblies and structures to many Global OEMs.  He has an impressive track record of Mergers and Acquisitions, particularly with regard to the successful restructuring of distressed and under-performing businesses. He enjoys deep, senior relationships with major OEMs including JLR, CAT, CNH, DAF, JCB, Morgan, Lotus, Terex and Volvo.

David Maher

VP Strategy and Investments

David began his career at McKinsey & Company, serving as an Engagement Manager in McKinsey’s Private Equity and Digital Transformation practices. David has since specialised in leadership roles in M&A, strategy and marketing in growth stage companies. He worked as Head of Marketing Operations at Lazada Group (Alibaba), the leading e-commerce player in South-East Asia, where he helped lead marketing efforts across 6 South-East Asian countries, as the company grew past a US$3B valuation. Subsequently, Mr Maher was Vice President of DeFi Technologies (NEO:DEFI), responsible for corporate development, leading M&A activity as the company grew to a market cap of over C$800M. David completed his Masters of Business Administration at Harvard Business School and read degrees in Law and Politics at the University of New South Wales.

Andrew Watcham

Head of Corporate Development

With almost a decade of experience, Andrew is well versed in the commercial, M&A and technical aspects of Corporate Finance. Having started his career in M&A Advisory, he then moved to Private Equity and more recently into Business Development where he provides expertise across the regulatory, valuation and capital raise aspects of the business. Andrew has contributed to a range of corporate transactions, summing up to in excess US$2.5 billion over the course of his career. Andrew completed his Masters of Business Administration at INSEAD and is a qualified CFA.

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Willy Gruyelle

VP Operations

Willy serves as EV Technology Group’s Vice President of Operations. Willy is an experienced business leader in the advisory and luxury goods sectors. Willy was a manager at Mawenzi Partners, an exclusive boutique consultancy in France, advising clients across sectors on their strategic challenges. Prior to this, Willy was the Area Sales Manager for Cartier in Israel and Africa as well as a UK Retail Manager for The Estée Lauder Companies. Willy earned his Masters in Science and Business Management from ESSEC Business School.