ETPA Employees

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Pol van der Linde

Director

Pol van der Linde has a background in energy trading and worked as an option market maker with All Options. Pol understands the energy market and is responsible for product development and the commercial side of ETPA. Pol has a masters in Economics from the University of Amsterdam.

Mark Belloni

CFO

As an independent expert, consultant, interimmanager and coach with over 20 years experience in various leadership and expert roles in renewable energy I help leaders and organisations move forward and achieve results. I have a strong personal drive to make the difference in transforming our energy system towards a sustainable setup within this generation. My leadership is based on fairness, empowerment and trust in my team members.

Jorrit Nijholt

CTO

I have joined ETPA, via TenneT, in 2016. I am the Head of IT and PO for ETPA (and related projects like CTPA and GOPACS). I try to bridge the gap between the energy sector, (energy) trading and IT to get new (and relevant) products out on our platform. I have a masters in applied Physics at the university of Groningen.

Daniël Bronder

Product Owner

My name is Daniël Bronder and I started to work at ETPA as a Software Developer back in 2018. My main focus at ETPA is developing the front-end and helping our clients to understand our platform and helping them connect to the API. After work a like to go for a run or play a game of tennis.

Ayse Agimli

Product Owner – OPS

Hi, I’m Ayse. I started to work at ETPA as “Product Owner – OPS” in October 2022, and I’m living in Amsterdam. My Bachelor’s Degree is in Electrical and Electronics Engineering. My first Master’s degree is in Telecommunication Engineering, and my second Master’s degree is in Executive MBA from Istanbul Technical University. I’m about to complete 12 years in my career. Meanwhile, I have implemented many digitalisation projects such as web, app, CRM, and SaaS Products with agile methodologies in many industries with QA, team lead, and Product Owner roles. I enjoy snowboarding, scuba diving, and traveling. I can describe myself as a lifelong learner.

Isaac Rapa

Technical Compliance Expert

Hi, I’m Isaac and I am a Technical Compliance Expert within ETPA. My areas of expertise include technical compliance, cyber security, information security, IT auditing and cloud computing. I have also been involved in some development projects in my early career days. I am CISA certified and also hold an ISO27001 Lead Auditor certification. I have also successfully completed two AWS certifications, Cloud Practitioner and Cloud Solutions Architect. I was born and raised in Malta and moved to the Netherlands in 2020, where I currently live and work. Outside of work, I like to workout and lift heavy weights, listen to music, cook, and go on road-trips/adventure holidays. I am quite a glass half-full kind of person and like to face challenges with a positive attitude.

Juan Buhagiar

Software Development Team Lead

Hey! I’m Juan from Malta. I’ve graduated with a Masters in Artificial Intelligence, class of 2019. I’ve studied at the University of Malta, Groningen & Amsterdam. I started working at ETPA in 2017 as a software developer & I’m interested in making ETPA more Data-Driven! Besides ETPA, I spend most of my time thinking of food (and eating it)

Cagri Dursun

Software Development Team Lead

Hi, my name is Cagri from Turkey, i’ve been working at ETPA since 2019, currently working as Software Development Team Lead. I’ve been working as a Software developer for more than 12 years now and mainly focused on open-source technologies.

Anil Derbent

Senior Software Developer

Hi, my name is Anil Derbent. I’m from Turkey and I have been working for ETPA and living in the Netherlands since February 2018. I am a Senior Software Engineer with more than 10 years of experience, mostly focused on the back-end, dev-ops and data-engineering.

Manuel Scicluna

Software Developer

Hi, I’m Manuel from Malta living in Amsterdam since 2019. I completed a Goldsmith’s college (a division of the University of London) Bachelor of Science in Creative Computing at St Martin’s Institute of IT, Malta. I’ve joined ETPA as a Software Engineer in March 2022. I consider myself a person full of ambition and always eager to learn new things. During weekends, I love to spend my time searching for new melodic techno releases, watching tv shows, or out for a beer or two.

Ana Gligoric

Software Developer

I am Ana, an IT engineer, living in Novi Sad, Serbia. I am working as a remote software developer in outsourcing. My main focus is working on back-end systems, but I also enjoy working and learning about front-end. In my free time, I enjoy listening to music, drawing and playing table tennis.

Nemanja Bilinac

Software Developer

I’m an IT engineer from Novi Sad, Serbia, working as a remote software developer in outsourcing for more than 6 years. In my role as a backend developer I have gained the most experience involving the energy sector. During my free time I enjoy outdoor activities such as skiing, hiking, fishing and sailing.

Sinisa Dujanic

Senior Software Developer

Hi, my name is Sinisa Dujanic, I’m a software developer from Novi Sad, Serbia. My main area of expertise is back end but also I’m not afraid to tackle front-end or infrastructure tasks. To relax I like to read and listen to music, apart from that I enjoy walks and swimming.

Linda Dekker

HR Support

My name is Linda, I’m working at the Amsterdam office since September 2022 to provide support wherever needed, also for HR related matters. In the past I held various administrative positions, mostly in the HR field and now here at ETPA I work as an administrative jane-of-all-trades and enjoying it much and learning each day.
When my laptop is closed I like long walks with my dogs, go tot the gym and besides this I’m a proud mother of 2 sons.

Reece PIzzuto

Junior Developer

Hi, I’m Reece from Malta. I’ve joined ETPA as a Junior Developer in February 2022. My main focus is working on the front-end but I enjoy tackling new challenges and learning new things. During my free time I like to cook and play old strategy games

Simon van Rens

Junior Software Developer

Hi all! My name is Simon and I am 20 years old and currently in my third year of the Artificial Intelligence bachelor at the Vu in Amsterdam. I am working part-time as a junior software engineer at ETPA. This way I get to learn a lot and gain lots of experience while also having enough time to finish my studies. I like working at ETPA because they really help you to become better at the things you do and also help you learn completely new things.

Daniel Galea

Data Engineer

Hi, my name is Daniel! I am originally from Malta but I have been living in Amsterdam since 2017. I have a bachelor’s degree in Software Development from the University of Malta and a master’s degree in Computer Science, specialising in Big Data Engineering, from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and Universiteit van Amsterdam (joint degree). I originally joined ETPA back in 2018 as a Junior Software Developer but left in 2019 and then re-joined in 2022 as a Data Engineer with three years of data engineering experience in between. My main focus at ETPA is to build their data platform and analytic products to support ETPA in becoming a data-driven company and derive insights. In my spare time I like to read books, workout in the gym, and spend time with friends doing different activities. My favourite thing to do is to travel and experience as many new things as possible.

Miłosz Parszewski

Java Developer

Hi, my name is Miłosz, I come from Warsaw and I joined the ETPA in August 2022. I am a Java developer with several years of experience in projects where I dealt mainly with backend. In my spare time I like to visit new places, watch the matches of my favourite football teams, play chess and take care of my cat named Lucek.

Katharina Tukelic

Software Developer

I’m an IT engineer, living in Novi Sad where I’m finishing up my master studies and working as a remote software developer in outsourcing. I have the most experience with back-end development, but I also like doing some front-end tasks from time to time. In my free time I like to relax with an interesting book or a good tv show.

Stefan Dijkstra

Software Developer

My name is Stefan and I recently finished the MSc Data Science at the University of Amsterdam. I’m 24 years old from the Netherlands, like playing chess and going to the gym.

Ioannis

Software Developer

Hello world! My name is Ioannis (Yiannis for friends) and I’m Greek/Italian.
After living in Denmark for a little while, I finally moved to Malta where I joined ETPA.
My studies are in computer science and I see myself as a generalist software developer. I’m passionate about open-source, learning new technologies, understanding problems and delivering solutions. Beyond that, I relax watching movies & tv-series, enjoy coffee/food/drinks with friends and hope to learn how to sail soon!

Zahra Mirali

Software Developer

My name is Zahra Mirali and I started working at ETPA in November 2022 as a Software Developer. I like to learn new things about Front-end Development and I like to share my knowledge with others. In my spare time, I like hiking and thinking about the ideas I have in my mind.

Silvano Biemans

Software Developer

My name is Silvano Biemans and I am a Software Engineering student working as a developer at ETPA. Working part-time allows me to gain experience in the field while also giving me plenty of time to finish my studies.

Rutger Oosthoek

Senior Software Developer

Ognjen Vlajic

Software Developer