Our Team



Gregory Poilasne is Co-Founder 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 & 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


Xavier Moreau SVP of Strategy and Business Development

Xavier Moreau leads Strategy and Business Development. He graduated from ESCP Europe and began his career as a management consultant. He then joined Areva T&D that became Schneider Electric, where he directed global sales operations and electro-intensive key accounts, before driving strategy and marketing of its Electric Utilities segment. Then, as an independent strategic advisor, he developed for corporations and start-ups, including Nuvve, deep insights of complex changes in electric utilities, renewables and decarbonization of industry and transport.


EVP, Strategy and Business Development
David Bercik. SVP, Sales and GSA

David Bercik is the Senior Vice President, Sales – School Bus and GSA and is responsible for the K-12 division that focuses exclusively on turnkey electrification and grid services for student transportation. He brings nearly 30 years of sales and marketing experience to his role, including leadership roles in the school bus, automotive, healthcare and farm equipment sectors. David holds a Bachelor’s degree in Corporate Finance from the University of Toledo, attained a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Webster University and is a former U.S. Army Officer.


SVP, Sales and GSA

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
Hamza Lemsaddek VP, Technology & Astrea AI

As Vice President of Technology at Astrea AI, Hamza Lemsaddek is at the helm of shaping the company’s technology vision and strategy, focusing on the development and integration of Artificial Intelligence and energy management technologies. His responsibilities also include overseeing Astrea AI and its seamless integration with Nuvve’s offerings. Bringing over a decade of industry experience and a solid educational foundation, with a Bachelor’s and Master’s in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Delaware, Hamza is uniquely positioned to lead Nuvve’s technological advancements.


VP, Technology & Astrea AI



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