Nigel Brent Fitzpatrick MBE

Non-Executive Chairman

Brent has over 20 years’ experience as a corporate finance consultant. He was previously Chairman of Global Marine Energy and is currently Chairman of Risk Alliance Group, Vela Technologies and Aboyne Clyde Rubber Estates of Ceylon Limited. Brent is a non-executive director of Acorn Growth plc. He is a member of the Audit Committee Institute. In 2012, Brent was awarded an MBE for services to education.

Nigel Brent Fitzpatrick - Path Chairman
Chris Thies - Path CEO

Christopher Theis

Chief Executive Officer

Christopher is an experienced investment banker and entrepreneur. He has led number one rated City teams, including Smith New Court and Hoare Govett in the origination, structuring, flotation and placement of secondary market transactions of numerous successful companies. Christopher has also founded a number of successful quoted and private businesses. Christopher holds an MBA from Cass Business School.

Tommaso Maria Corrado

Non-Executive Director

Tommaso is an experienced energy investor and entrepreneur with board level experience including BG Group (Italian subsidiary) and Swerve Energy (senior partner). Tommaso has held a number of roles which have involved him in the investment and divestment processes of corporations and investors. These included the selection, appraisal, evaluation and assurance of international energy assets and contracts across the value chain and asset development cycles.

Thommaso Corrado - Path
Stephane Foucaud

Stephane Foucaud

Non-Executive director (Incoming)

Stephane is a highly rated analyst and entrepreneur and is currently head of research at Auctus. He co-founded the UK business of FirstEnergy Capital (now part of Stifel Nicolaus Europe) in 2009 and was previously at Société Générale in London. Stephane also worked for Schlumberger for seven years in various technical, operational management and corporate strategy roles globally. He holds a Master of Science in Engineering from the National School of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering of Nancy, France; a Master of Science in Exploration Production from the French Petroleum Institute and a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD in France.

Edouard Etienvre

Executive Director (Incoming)

Edouard is a professional and entrepreneur with 12 years of experience in oil and gas and mining with banking, financial, commercial, investment and executive positions. He has extensive experience in project management, deal structuring and execution, monetisation solutions and structured finance. Edouard is a founding director of FineGems Extraction Corporation.

Edouard Etienvre
Cyrille Djankoff

Cyrille Djankoff

Managing Director (Incoming)

Cyrille has more than 25 years operational and commercial leadership experience in the Gemstones mining sector. His previous positions include Managing Director of Kariba amethysts, a 50/50 JV between Gemfields plc and the Zambian government and Head of Fine Coloured Gemstones with Gemfields plc.