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Officers
Martin Nielson | Founder & CEO [Contact]
Mr. Nielson is a senior executive with over 30 extensive years of experience in operations and mergers and acquisitions for Gap, Businessland, and Corporate Express. He helped grow and build each of these companies through a combination of both organic initiatives and by acquiring and integrating scores of companies throughout the United States and Europe. He was previously founder and CEO of Global Electronics Recovery and, before that, CEO of Encompass Group Affiliates where he negotiated the acquisition of more than $100 million (£60 million) worth of businesses in the electronics reverse logistics industry. He is a passive partner of a strategy consulting firm in the electronics industry and previously founded and served as chairman and of a financial advisory company specializing in mergers & acquisitions. From Silicon Valley, California he now lives in London, England, where he and his family have had a home since 1989. Mr. Nielson received a BS in Management, with minors in engineering and mathematics, from San Jose State University and subsequently studied Operations Research at San Francisco State University's Graduate School of Business.

Susan Johnson | Secretary/Treasurer; Vice President [Contact]
Ms. Johnson is President of CSJ Solutions, LLC, a company that helps new companies incorporate in various states and is resident agent for many of them in the State of Nevada. Ms. Johnson has over 43 years of experience in the industry, the last 12 as a paralegal specializing in corporate and securities work. She has taken classes from the SEC Institute to continue honing her skills in this area. She has worked as paralegal for Capital City Energy Group, Inc. and Language Access Network, Inc., a publicly traded company. Ms. Johnson has experience in industries ranging from chemical companies to law offices, working at a management level in accounting, sales, and marketing, as well as performing executive assistant duties to CEOs and Presidents). Ms. Johnson attended Eastern Kentucky University, where she studied English Literature, and Community College of Southern Nevada where she studied American Sign Language.

Senior Management
Julie Peterson | President, eWaste division [Contact]
Ms. Peterson serves as President of Surf Investments Ltd., operating as E-Waste Systems (CA). She founded Surf Investments in 1979, which later entered the technology field as CPU Computer Repair. Ms. Peterson sold the business in 2009, remaining active with the new company as CFO through 2012 and successfully implementing the merger of 7 service locations across the east and west coasts into a single national service organization. Over the past year, Ms. Peterson has also assisted local companies with tax and forensic audits. She holds an Associate of Science in Accounting from Irvine Valley College and is an IRS-Registered Tax Return Preparer; CA-CTEC Registered Tax Preparer; VITA Volunteer & CAI Member.

United States
  • Erica Rodriguez | Technical
  • Gina Barron | Finance
  • Khoi Nguyen | Business Development
  • Leo Fuerte | Technical
  • Lupe Mindiola | Business Development
  • Scott Miller | Finance
  • Steve Manning | Advisory

United Kingdom
  • Cristian Giancotti | Marketing and Business Development [Contact]
  • Mr. Giancotti brings 10 years of experience in the IT operating in Italy and UK, where he developed several operations in the electronic entertainment market. His experience includes working for public and private companies as statistic consultant and relations in the classic and luxury cars industry in Europe and USA. With an operational base in Italy, Mr. Giancotti works as Marketing and Business Development Executive. He is also directly involved in non-profit projects for disadvantaged. He holds a BS in IT and Statistic with minors in Marketing at University of Naples Federico II.

  • Larry Magor | Advisory Board [Contact]
  • Mr. Magor is an executive with vast multi-national experience in the environmental water and waste sector and extensive experience in public companies, including an NYSE IPO. He has raised hundreds of millions in investment funds around the globe. Mr. Magor spent 16 years with the Biwater group, most recently as Chief Executive Officer. He also led the successful IPO and served as chairman of the New York Stock Exchange listed Firm, Cascal, a subsidiary of Biwater. He was a member of Cascal's Supervisory Board since its formation in 2000 and was an Executive Director and Finance Director for the parent company and various subsidiaries. Prior to joining Biwater, Mr. Magor was the Financial Controller of Corah Plc a fabric and garment manufacturer, and the Finance Director of Burlington International Group Plc, a footwear manufacturer. Earlier in his career, Mr. Magor served in various divisions of Courtaulds, the large textile group, including the position of Financial Director of its Aristoc division. He has served on over 50 boards of directors. Mr. Magor is a Fellow of the U.K. Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (FCMA).

  • Simon W. Holden | Advisory Board

And around the world...
  • Danish Aftab | Business Development [Contact]
  • Mr Aftab brings a variety of experience, his skills honed in a number of countries, including the US, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Taiwan and Pakistan. He has worked for a number of organisations and multinational companies in the areas of banking, management consulting, and international business development. Mr Aftab holds a BS/BBA (Accounting) from the University of Arkansas in the USA.

  • Aladin Mohammed Elamin Abdallah Ahmed | Business Development [Contact]
  • Mr Elamin has extensive experience in the IT market with 15 years of Marketing, Finance and Management consulting in Africa and Middle East regions. MBA Finance and B.sc In Information Technology with honor degree complete his profile.