Carmine Battista is the Chief Commercial Officer of DAMORPHE.
An Oxford “top of his class” graduate, Carmine started his career at Shell where he was the youngest ever trader and set a number of profit records during his seven years long tenure. He then went on and spent four years working in various continents from Africa, Latin America, Asia, among others for one of the world’s largest national oil companies, turning around the fortunes of their US office. After twelve years of highly profitable oil trading experience in physical and derivatives hydrocarbons and related environmental products Carmine retired from trading and chose to focus on the environmental, social and governance (ESG) sector and applying his commercial experience to create value for emergent game changing technology companies. He specializes in conceptualizing and structuring novel, complex long-term commercial deals, levering his experiences as a trader. Carmine has partnered with emerging ESG companies, startups and venture capital firms as a commercial and strategic advisor in the areas of energy transition and technology disruption. Working with a number of disruptive ESG technology firms at the seed and series-A stages, incubating their ideas from trade secret to commercialization in the US and Europe, he has augmented value for his clients – some of the most successful being Attomarker and GenH2. Carmine has represented his clients in negotiations securing strategic partnerships and investors and structuring complex long-term commercial customer deals. He has supported institutional investors including investment banks, energy majors, trading houses, private equity and venture capital globally to identify and originate high value ESG investments in Energy and technology. Carmine is an avid boxer, debater, chess player, history and game-theory enthusiast. He spends his spare time with his young family and playing table top games with autistic youths with his charitable organization ‘Chance and Counters’, part of social motion skills. Levering an extensive global network of investors and legal experts and with academic support from Oxbridge and Ivy League scientific faculties, an established track record of delivering value for his clients, Carmine bring exceptional talent to DAMORPHE as its CCO.