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Max Valentine


Max is the founder of Almax Partners - A strategy and investment professional with a proven track record in investment advisory and delivery of financial transactions, strategic and change projects. Max has worked in a variety of strategic and analytical roles across Financial Services and Energy. Max trained as an M&A analyst at Robert W. Baird Inc. and has worked in the internal corporate finance teams at Willis Ltd and American Express Inc. Max has also worked as a strategy consultant at a number of tier-one financial organisations (RBS, Nationwide, Barclaycard and Cinven), technology and energy clients at all stages of development advising on all aspects of strategy.



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Ben Johnstone


Ben has deep experience as an expert financial modeller which he has leveraged to gain experience across a wide range of sectors.  He is also an Associate Partner at GreenCrowd focussing on energy projects in Africa. He was also involved with the financial modelling summit, the world’s largest international financial modelling event, where he hosted the 2020 Financial modelling innovation awards



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Duncan Valentine


Duncan has a long history of senior executive roles in international engineering and technology businesses. He joined the Ministry of Defence (MoD) in 2000 and was a member of the senior management team tasked with the privatisation of MoD Laboratories, leading to the creation of QinetiQ plc, the largest independent Research and Development organisation in Europe that floated successfully in 2006. He served on QinetiQ Group’s Operational Board and as Group Managing Director, Transport Systems. He is a founder at Almax Partners focused on high tech and renewable energy with investments in large-scale biogas and other renewable energy generation. He is also a main Board director of the Renewable Energy Association