Advisors

Energy | Electromobility | Automotive | Technology

The ZeroMission advisor team comprises some of the the most knowledgeable and experienced business and investment leaders from the energy, electromobility, automotive and technology sectors.

Their expertise and guidance fuels our mission to build and deploy the most comprehensive and reliable solutions for our customers.

30+ Years Experience at ZeroMission

CHRISTOPHER BURGHARDT

Advisor, ZeroMission

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CHRISTOPHER BURGHARDT | Advisor

Christopher (Chris) Burghardt is an experienced entrepreneur working as an independent consultant in the fields of technology, energy, mobility, and sustainability. Until recently, Chris Burghardt was a member of ChargePoint’s leadership team and responsible for all aspects of the company’s international growth. Prior to that, he held senior leadership positions at Uber, First Solar, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Daimler, and Hill+Knowlton Strategies. Chris holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, an MA from the College of Europe, Bruges, and a BA from the University of Sussex and the Institut d’Etudes Politiques, Aix-en-Provence

DR. ROMAN DUDENHAUSSEN

Advisor, ZeroMission

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DR. ROMAN DUDENHAUSSEN | Advisor

Dr. Roman Dudenhausen, CEO of con|energy ag is an energy and electromobility market specialist since 1996. He founded con|energy in 1996 and energy|gate a leading energy industry information provider in 2000. In 2001 Roman founded E-world energy & water, the largest energy trade fair in Europe. Since 2009 he has launched more than 10 companies in the consulting, IT and energy services sector. Roman also participated in Mia Electric a French vehicle OEM until 2014 and in 2015 became an investor in eMotorWerks. Roman was an advisor to ChargePoint from 2018 – 2022. He is currently a Venture Partner of Smart Infrastructure Fund, Leipzig, an advisor at Linse Capital and investor in Xlinks. Prior to his doctoral work at University GHS, Essen, Roman studied economics in Essen and Toronto.

ARNO HARRIS

Advisor, ZeroMission

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ARNO HARRIS | Advisor

Arno Harris is an investor and advisor dedicated to the clean energy transition. His work focuses on large-scale renewables, energy storage and EV infrastructure. Arno serves on the boards of PG&E (NYSE:PCG), Origis Energy, and Revolv Global. He was the founder and CEO of Recurrent Energy, building on his background in high-tech and renewable energy development.

BOB BARCKLAY

Advisor, ZeroMission

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Bob Barcklay | Advisor

Bob Barcklay has been the technology co-founder of successful start-ups spanning healthcare, navigation, sports analytics and electric vehicle charging. Most recently he was the co-founding CTO of Kisensum, developer of a smart charging platform for electric fleets. Following its 2018 acquisition by ChargePoint, Bob became VP Software, overseeing both cloud and embedded software teams. He left ChargePoint in 2021 and currently advises software start-ups. He holds an MS in Engineering Economic Systems and a BS in Mathematical & Computational Science, both from Stanford University

DR. FRANK REINTJES

Advisor, ZeroMission

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Dr. Frank Reintjes | Advisor

Dr. Frank Reintjes is an experienced, former C-level automotive executive currently engaged as Investor, Independent Board Director and Senior Advisor to McKinsey & Company, for the commercial vehicle industry with specific focus on zero emission mobility. Previously Frank worked for more than 25 years at Daimler/ Daimler Truck. During his career Frank was Global Head of Sales & Marketing for Mercedes-Benz Trucks, CEO of Daimler’s Service and Parts Division and CEO of the Global Powertrain Division Daimler Truck, which included establishing and leading the Global E-Mobility Group at Daimler Truck. Frank holds both a diploma and PhD in business administration from the University of Siegen in the areas of industrial management, marketing and business law. While Frank has also completed executive programs at Harvard and Wharton Business School.

DR. PATRICK MASON

Advisor, ZeroMission

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DR. PATRICK MASON | Advisor

Dr Patrick Mason, Engineering Advisor to ZeroMission, has over 30 years experience in design and implementation of industrial engineering projects ranging from sustainable transport systems to renewable power generation. In recent years Patrick has led the electrical engineering design of several large EV fleet charging installations. He has also conducted research projects on electric vehicle technology and combustion science bringing expert knowledge in experimental and specialist modelling methods.