• who we are, and what we bring.

    a passion for change and green innovation

    an unparalleled network of contacts

    well over 400 years combined experience in energy, transport and mobility

    unique practitioner insight into fuel, fleet and mobility challenges

    a track record of "getting things done"

    Having managed and advised businesses across fuel, fleet and mobility markets for 30 years, Nick leads the PHC team, Nick is known for developing some of the market’s most insightful thought leadership, for supporting businesses in responding to new and emerging trends, and for identifying synergies to bring about powerful strategic alliances.

    Nick Pannell

    Founder

    Strategy, Corporate Development

    Having managed and advised businesses across fuel, fleet and mobility markets for 30 years, Nick founded PHC and was Managing Partner until mid 2022 before he joined XXImo as Country Director, UK & Ireland.

    Nick is known for developing some of the market’s most insightful thought leadership, for supporting businesses in responding to new and emerging trends, and for identifying synergies to bring about powerful strategic alliances.

    Marianne Magnin

    Managing Director

     

    Marianne combines Fuel Cards, Commercial Transport, Fleet and Retail experience (Shell) with more than 25 years in M&A, structured finance and business development and 10 years in digital economy and sustainability.

    She is a lateral thinker and strategist with a focus on risks and customer benefits supported by strong execution skills.

    Nick Allen

    Senior Partner

    Mobility & Energy Transition

    Starting out as a consumer marketeer back in the day (Procter & Gamble, RHM Foods), Nick niftily pivoted into energy (Shell) early in his career, and never looked back. Harnessing 15 years in senior roles at Shell (both at home and abroad), he revels in leveraging his global commercial and consulting experience to assist businesses across the twin challenges of new mobility and energy transition. He is an Executive Committee member of IFSF (international Forecourt Standards Forum).

    John Buxton

    Senior Partner

    Fuels Technology, Supply & Infrastructure

    John has held senior technical positions within the commercial fuel world, including chairing the influential Joint Inspection Group. He specialises now in sustainable transport and aviation fuels and relishes the challenges of alternative feedstocks, certification processes, technical specifications & CORSIA. John holds a DPhil in Chemistry.

    Jonathan Elton

    Senior Partner

    Strategy, Restructuring, Americas

    Jonathan has extensive global experience in energy and transport sectors, consistently delivering improved productivity, profitability, and growth in both corporate and consulting environments. He is passionate about commercial innovation and able to deliver across the entire business chain from strategy development to post acquisition restructuring. He is based in Houston, Texas and focuses on North and Latin America.

    Stuart Madden

    Senior Partner

    Transport Services

    Stuart has in-depth commercial and operational knowledge and experience of the transport sector with a focus on traditional and emerging fuels. He has a thorough understanding of the European fuel card market and alternative payment technologies. He boosts strong relationships with 3rd party service providers, market innovators and disruptors. He is a facilitator of change with excellent project management skills.

    Belinda Perriman

    Senior Partner

    Clean Fuels, Opportunity Development, M&A

    Belinda brings 15 years of global experience in structured finance, M&A and joint venture start-ups in biofuels, LNG and Carbon Capture & Storage project leadership (Shell), with 5 years supporting CCS for UK industry and hydrogen production. She is a passionate ideas generator, initiating novel asset swaps and business partnerships as a result of her deep appreciation of new opportunities and risk mitigation.

    Pravin Ramsewak

    Senior Partner

    Fuel Retail, Digital, Africa

    Pravin is a technology expert across the disciplines of Solution Design, Delivery, Strategy and Commercial. Having held senior regional (Africa) and global management and leadership roles, he is passionate about Fuel and Convenience Retail and the value that can be extracted by retailers and site operators through the use of the right technology to automate and optimise their retail networks. Based out of Johannesburg, South Africa, he has a focus across the Africa region.

    Michael Voet

    Senior Partner

    Commercial Transport Markets

    An entrepreneurial commercial leader, Michael brings vast international experience and contacts from across the commercial fuel, corporate mobility, fuel payments and public / commercial transport sectors.

    He has led sales forces for oil majors and brings close relationships with Automotive OEMs. Based in Germany, Michael specialises in the DACH Region.

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