Our Team



Gregory Poilasne is Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO of Nuvve, overseeing the strategic direction of the company. Gregory has more than 20 years of telecommunications experience, spanning technology development, marketing, sales and customer support as well as business operations at companies such as DockOn and Ethertronics.


Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO

Ted Smith is President and Chief Operating Officer of Nuvve and is responsible for managing the successful development and commercialization of Nuvve’s technologies, as well as supporting global regulatory compliance efforts. Ted has more than 20 years of experience in the finance industry and initially joined Nuvve as the Chief Administrative Officer for the company.


President & COO

David Robson is the Chief Financial Officer of Nuvve responsible for the company’s financial reporting, analysis, and investor relations. He has over twenty-five years of finance, accounting and operational experience and has held senior positions with both public and private companies in a variety of industries, including serving as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of Farmer Brothers Co., the Chief Financial Officer of PIRCH, and the Chief Financial Officer of U.S. AutoParts.


Chief Financial Officer
Neeta Toprani, General Counsel

As General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Neeta Toprani is responsible for overseeing Nuvve’s legal, regulatory and government affairs, as well as providing corporate secretarial support to its Board of Directors. She has broad global experience in corporate law, including previously serving in legal leadership positions at public and private companies and in private practice at a multinational Amlaw firm. She holds a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Miami.


General Counsel

Maggie Clancy is responsible for leading all aspects of Levo’s sales and marketing efforts. Before Nuvve, Maggie spent 23 years in executive leadership focusing on marketing, brand, and strategy. She previously oversaw the commercial EV strategy for National Express, the second largest private owner of school buses in North America. Prior to National Express, Maggie was the SVP of Global Marketing Operations for Publicis Group, at Leo Burnett and Starcom. Maggie holds a BA from Northern Illinois University and an MBA from Loyola University–Chicago


EVP, Sales and Marketing



Lynn Ames is the Vice President of Partnerships at Nuvve, managing the company’s global portfolio of strategic partners covering North America, Europe and Asia with a focus on integrating Nuvve’s V2G platform throughout the electrification ecosystem. She leads the team responsible for automotive OEMs, infrastructure OEMs, utilities, developers and related parties. Lynn has held a jack-of-all-trades position in three successful tech start-ups in Southern California.


VP, Partnerships

Patrick Enunwaonye serves as the Vice President of SEC Reporting and Compliance. Prior to joining Nuvve, Patrick held various SEC Reporting and Compliance functions including Director of SEC Reporting and Compliance at Farmer Brothers, Dallas, TX and Vice President of SEC Reporting and Compliance at Ares Management, in Los Angeles. He also worked as an Accountant at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in Washington D.C. He is a CPA and holds a B.A. degree in Accounting and Masters of Business Taxation


VP, SEC Reporting & Compliance

Denis Borzunov is the Vice President of Customer Experience, Transformation, and Innovation at Nuvve. He brings over 15 years of operational excellence, business transformation, and ESG experience in cleantech, automotive, telecom and energy / resources sectors with companies like Nissan, KPMG, and Cleantech Open. Denis holds an MBA degree from IE Business School in Madrid, Spain.


VP, Customer Experience
Jeff Venegas, Vice President of Operations and Project Management

Jeff Venegas is responsible for managing the deployment of Nuvve’s EV charging infrastructure at customer sites across North America.  Jeff has over 15 years of experience in the program, project, and product management fields, and multiple years of experience in manufacturing and test/development engineering.  Jeff holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. 


VP, Operations and Project Management
Steve Letendre, VP, Policy and Regulatory Affairs

As Vice President of Policy and Regulatory Affairs, Dr. Letendre works to accelerate policies, regulations, and wholesale market reforms that unlock the value that V2G offers to the grid and customers. He is a policy professional, energy economist, and electric utility regulatory analyst with over 25 years of experience specializing in the value of distributed energy resources and the grid of the future. He holds a master’s degree in economics and a Ph.D. in energy policy and economics from the University of Delaware and has published over 80 technical reports and articles on a variety of topics.


VP, Policy and Regulatory Affairs

Christian Blom is the Director of European Operations responsible for the development and delivery of all services in Europe. He has more than 20 years of experience with public and private companies within the renewable energy and EV space in both technical and managerial positions such as CTO, COO and CEO.


Director, European Operations



Willett Kempton is Co-Founder of Nuvve and chairs its Technical Advisory Board. In this role he reviews and advises on the company’s technology strategy. Willett is also a Professor at the University of Delaware in the College of Earth, Ocean and Environment and Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.


Chairman of the Tech. Advisory Board