Blockchain For Energy’s Executive team is made up of leading energy professionals with many years of leadership experience between them. Typically holding C-suite or senior project delivery roles throughout their illustrious working lives, they have all played key roles in transformational energy projects including digital step-changes and improvements. Importantly, they are adept at managing relationships with stakeholders including investors, regulators and specialist community leaders. Today, they are navigating the constantly changing landscape of the energy industry. This makes them the ideal group to steer Blockchain For Energy and maintain its position as exploring opportunities, developing use cases and realising industry benefits.
Rebecca Hofmann is an accomplished finance and compliance leader with over 20 years of experience in the energy industry. Her past operational assignments have covered the development and improvement of processes over governance and compliance to support onshore and offshore operations. She is the founder and visionary behind the Blockchain for Energy consortium — where she is the standing CEO and served as chairman of the board two years prior.
SR. PROJECT MANAGER
Scott Smith has over 20 years of experience in Project, Program and PMO management; 17 of those years have been spent in the Energy industry with companies such as ExxonMobil and Hess where he has deployed complex, large-scale global projects in 6 continents across a multitude of value chains. His expertise is in collaborating between the business and technical aspects of a project, ensuring the project is delivered in the most efficient way possible with a strong focus on delivering value to stakeholders.
Director of Technology, Web3
Meet DJ Kruitbosch, a visionary technology leader boasting a rich tapestry of over two decades of experience. His journey commenced in the realm of software development, a passion he nurtured since the inception of his career. Swiftly transitioning to servicing telecommunications operators, he immersed himself in the intricate world of technology. However, it was the captivating allure of Blockchain that truly ignited his fervor over the past few years.
Janette specializes in the intersection of technology and business. During 10 years in energy finance for offshore, unconventional and trading firms, she identified opportunities for value creation via process improvement, automation and technology deployments. With web3's emergence, she gained a certificate in software development to facilitate blockchain adoptions.
ESG TECHNICAL ADVISOR
Richard Dwelle founded Rearden Digital Assets and before this, he was the COO of Arkose Energy Corp. Richard served as the Country Manager and Chairman of oil and gas services company Wood International, FZE, based in Cairo, Egypt, from 2016 to 2022. From 2009 to 2015, he was Vice President of Business Development at Wood, and prior to that, he held executive positions at National Petroleum and Energy, including Senior Vice President.
Amber has over 23 years of experience in the energy industry specializing in procurement. She has an accomplished track record with supply chain projects involving implementation of new policies and procedures, cost efficiencies and a variety of innovative solutions to improve daily operations. She graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BA in Business Management from LeTourneau University. Amber is married with two step children, ages 18 and 13.