Board of Directors
Based in Silicon Valley, Richard co-founded Pond Venture Partners in 1997 and brings over 30 years' experience in venture capital, business management, marketing and engineering in technology companies including AT&T Bell Labs, AMD, and Brooktree.
Richard has helped create over $3B in shareholder value through IPOs, acquisitions, and private financings.
Past exits include LiveRail (Facebook), Gigle Networks (Broadcom), 4Home (Motorola Mobility), Transitive (IBM), and Microcosm Communications (Conexant).
Richard also serves as a Venture Advisor to Samsung.
Mr. Donnelly is an Executive Director at Macquarie Capital, where he has served since 1995 in various roles, including President & CEO of Macquarie’s Canadian Operations, and Global Head of Equity and Debt Capital Markets, among others.
Mr. Donnelly has a broad range of sector experience, both in Australia and internationally, with particular skills in financial services, infrastructure and utilities. Over his twenty-year career, he has gathered deep transactional experience from developing significant and complex transactions for leading Australian companies. Mr. Donnelly is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Henry J. Charrabé
MANAGING DIRECTOR & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Prior to the establishment of Fluence, Mr. Charrabé served as President and Chief Executive Officer of RWL Water since its inception in 2010. During his tenure, Mr. Charrabé was instrumental in establishing RWL Water as a global player through strategic acquisitions and significant organic growth.Prior to RWL Water Mr. Charrabé was a senior executive at RSL Investments Corp. in the United States and Europe. From 2003 to 2005, Mr. Charrabé served as Chief Operating Officer of W2W, an electrocoagulation wastewater technology company.
Mr. Charrabé received a B.A. from the Freie Universität in Berlin and Tel Aviv University. He earned an M.A. in Political Science and an M.A. in International Economics and Finance, both from Brandeis University, as well as an M.A. in Public Administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
Dr. Rengarajan Ramesh