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Introducing GridBeyond

At GridBeyond, we envision a future where we work hand in hand with our customers to unearth the full potential of energy assets, crafting sustainability, resilience, and affordability to steer the course towards a zero-carbon future. Our technology unlocks the potential of every connected asset, from utility-scale renewable generation and battery storage to industrial loads. By intelligently dispatching flexibility into the right market at the right time, asset owners and energy consumers can unlock new revenues and savings, enhance resilience, manage price volatility, and support the transition to a net zero future.

Our Story

GridBeyond is a smart energy company led by Michael Phelan and Richard O’Loughlin. Since its commercial launch in 2010, the company has been revolutionising the energy sector through the use of technologies and business models that are advancing the transition to the next-generation electricity industry. GridBeyond is now a global leader in managing assets of all types at the grid edge.

Beyond pioneering the world’s first hybrid battery and demand network, the company’s advanced AI-driven DERMS & VPP platform elevates asset management at the grid edge, optimising real-time energy usage, enhancing efficiency, and ensuring grid stability. The technology empowers businesses and utilities with future-proof energy solutions, revenues, savings, and funding, but also supports the integration of renewable energy sources into the wider energy mix.

As a result, GridBeyond is, with technological excellence, a consultative approach and unrivalled expertise, accelerating the transition to a sustainable, greener future.

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Our technology provides a platform for success

Discover GridBeyond’s award-winning platform, and how it connects, controls and automates energy demand using machine learning technology.

Meet the Team

Leading the team are our highly experienced senior board. With expertise across the energy sector and all areas of business, these are the people taking your business to success.







  • All Departments
  • Board & Observers
  • Leadership
  • Operations
  • Market Optimisation
  • Research & Development
  • Customer Success
  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Finance & Support

Michael Ryan, Board Director, Chairman

BComm, MBS

Michael Phelan, Board Director, CEO & Co-Founder


Richard O Loughlin, Board Director, Deputy CEO


Bastien Gambini, Board Director

Klima Energy Transition fund – Alantra, Managing Partner – MBA

Debbie Rennick, Board Director

Act Venture Capital Limited, General Partner

Miguel Fonseca, Board Director

EDP, ExCo EDP Client Solutions B2B and Solar DG, Msc Management, Universidade Católica – MBA, INSEAD

James Sprinz, Board Director

Energy Impact Partners, Vice President

Maria Muro-Lara, Board Observer

Klima Energy Transition fund – Alantra, Senior Analyst

Luís Manuel, Board Observer

EDP Inovação, Executive Director

Aakash Deepak, Bsc Business Management

Marketing Data Manager

Advika Bhat, B.Tech MSc

Aidan Downes, BEng, Prince 2

Head of Client Solutions

Alden Phinney, BA (Hons)

Ali Forbes, BSc

Global Head of Content

Amruta Nadgouda, MSc Env. Sustainability, MSc Computer Science, BSc Computer Science

Anjukan Kathirgamanathan, BE (Hons), PhD

Brian Gahan


Cian Lawlor, BSc

Dave Calder, CEA, Prince2

Denver Blemings, BA Hons.

Dominika Nowak, MSc

Etim Asuquo, BEng, MSc

Gabriella Di Salvo, MA Communications Management

Global Head of Communications

Gerald O Connell, BSc

James O Sullivan, MEng, GDip, BEng

Keith Kelly, BEng, BSc

Kevin O’Sullivan, MSc. , BSc

Laura Merriman MSC CIPD

HR Manager

Lisa Balk

Sales Director, Australia

Manik Lowe, MBA, BSc

Mark Davis, MBA (AMBA), BSc (Hons)

CCO Europe & APAC

Mehrdad Saei, BEng

Miguel Sakamoto

Sales Director, Japan

Mike Haralambakis, BSc

Mitesh Chauhan, BSc (Hons)

Nicholas Georgiou, BSc (Hons), MCIL, MBA

Nick Langlois, BEng

Padraig Curran, BEng, MEngSc

CTO & Co-Founder

Ricardo Rosa

Rob Killeen, QFA

Seamus King, B.Eng

Sean McEvoy, BSc, MBA

US President & CPO

Sean O Neill, B.Eng

Seun Ottu, B.Eng, M.Eng

Shawn Duckett

Shreya Jacob, MSc

Sinead Naughton

Tom McNamara, BEng, MBA, Prince2

Business Unit Manager – Battery, EV, Solar

Vivien Boidron, BA, MSc

Global Marketing Director

Yuko Tanaka

Yusa Minto MA, Communications Manager