Our Team

EVTG has an experienced leadership team with decades of combined operational and investing experience

Wouter Witvoet

CEO

Wouter is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of EVT. Before starting EVT, Wouter Witvoet co-founded DeFi Technologies Inc, which bridges the gap between centralized and decentralized finance. Defi Technologies is listed in Canada under ticker NEO:DEFI. Wouter founded and has led Secfi, a San Francisco based FinTech company and the market leader in financing for start-up employees. Secfi has invested over US$480M in start-ups (DoorDash, Palantir, Uber, Snowflake, and more). Witvoet has a background in computer science and graduated from the University of Cambridge.

Olivier Roussy Newton

President

Olivier is a co-founder and President of EVT. Before starting EVT, Olivier Roussy Newton co-founded DeFi Technologies Inc, which bridges the gap between centralized and decentralized finance. Defi Technologies is listed in Canada under ticker NEO:DEFI. Olivier founded and led HIVE Blockchain Technologies, the first crypto mining company to list publicly in 2017. He is the managing director of BTQ, AG and Founder of Latent Holdings.

Will Harris

Group CMO

Will Hariss is a leader who helps companies get closer to their customers and consumers in an ever-changing technology landscape. Will is the founder of Bridge F61, a consultancy specialising in business strategy. marketing strategy, go-to-market strategy,, marketing execution and performance analytics. Previously, Will served as the Chief Marketing Officer for Karhoo, a start-up in the automotive space, and Battersea Power Station. Will is a Non-Executive Board Director of the London Library and Nottingham Trent University. Will earned his BA from the University of Nottingham.

David Maher

VP Corporate Development

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.

Willy Gruyelle

VP Operations, CEO MOKE France

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

Dan Burge

Chief Product Officer

Dan Burge is the Chief Product Officer of EV Technology Group. Dan Burge is a highly experienced global automotive industry executive, with over 20 years of high-level commercial, operational and technical roles. Dan is joining from Radford where he was CEO. Dan previously served as Commercial Director of Lotus Engineering, a global leader in automotive engineering and product development. In addition Dan has held senior commercial and programme roles at Williams Advanced Engineering and Prodrive Automotive Technologies.

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