Meet the team

ATEC combines global expertise with local knowledge to distribute its life-changing products to households across the world.

Our Management Team

Ben Jeffreys


As ATEC’s CEO and strategic leader Ben has an unwavering commitment to unlocking the potential in others. Ben brings over 14 years experience in managing teams across social enterprise, international development and corporate sectors. Before his role at ATEC Ben worked as National Development Manager at SSE, Product Development Manager at Oxfam, and Retail Sales Executive at Westfield.

Phillip Barrow


Finance leader with over 30 years of experience holding leadership positions across corporate finance functions. Previous roles include Audit at EY, CFO of Retail at Lend Lease, Finance Manager at Leighton Contractors, Financial Controller at The GPT Group, and Corporate Controller at BGIS. Phillip has a Master of Applied Finance from Macquarie Graduate School of Management.

Wilm Rompf


Wilm is driving the innovation and constant improvement of our products and processes at ATEC. With a background in industrial engineering, Wilm has over 9 years of international experience in technical process engineering across manufacturing and public service industries. His expertise in managing technical teams and developing data driven environments will ensure ATEC products are world leading.

Rebecca Penglase


During her time in the corporate and social enterprise sectors Rebecca has developed an exceptional skill set for project and people management, consulting & HR. Previous roles include Strategic HR Advisor & Mentor as well as Program and Portfolio Manager at Accenture.

Nikolai Schwarz


Nikolai brings over 20 years of business development and management experience to ATEC’s team. In his previous position in Cambodia as Head of Social Business with Friends-International, Nikolai specialized in building passionate, independent Cambodian teams. He has worked in various roles as a management consultant and advisor, and holds a Masters Degree in Management from ESCP Paris.  Nikolai has managed ATEC's Cambodian Country Operations for the past 3 years and is now leading our global operations team.

Shuvasish Bhowmick


Shuvo brings over 13 years experience from the gas sector in Bangladesh, previously as Head of Business Development at Unigas Ltd. Shuvo has a bachelor degree in Science and Engineering, an MBA in Marketing and an Advanced Certified Business Administration from IBA.

International Teams


The ATEC team based in Phnom Penh Cambodia are passionate, hard-working and committed to unlocking the potential of smart farming communities. The team covers a broad range of skill sets from marketing, tele-sales and field sales, engineers, finance.

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Each member of ATEC Bangladesh team works every day to make a purposeful brand that can touch the lives of Bangladeshi people through providing affordable, sustainable and accessible clean cooking solutions.

They are committed, energized and empowered team members with diverse backgrounds and growth mindset, who work passionately to bring breakthrough ideas to the table to make ATEC a global market leader in the clean cooking sector.

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Quentin Vaquette

Founding Partner, Wavemaker Impact

Matteo Chiampo

Technical Director, Second Muse

Mike McCreadie

Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting

Valerie Pujos

Investment Director, Engie Rassembleurs d'Energies

Henri de Reboul

Head of Product, PhiTrust Asia

Christian Nielson

Executive Director, Live and Learn International

Rebecca Watts

Director, Engineers Without Borders Australia

Stéphanie Abels

Director, elea Foundation for Ethics in Globalization

Join us in LEADING THE WAY TO Clean cooking