About Sympower

Our Story

Sympower was founded in 2015, driven by the vision of a smart and clean energy system enabled by demand-side management. The impact of this vision will pave the way to a carbon-free future. Sympower was born global, and has grown to a company with teams active in five countries. By working effectively as an international team, we are able to create more value wherever opportunities arise.

A Sustainable Grid
We wish to create a cleaner and more sustainable energy system by reducing the need for fossil fuels through synchronising energy consumption with renewable resources. We believe every level of the energy system has a role in the energy transition and our mission is to facilitate the participation of energy assets across the globe. Our role is to offer innovative solutions to grid operators and create value for appliance owners by offering a paid connection to sustainable grid balancing services. 

What’s in a name:
Sym- comes from the Ancient Greek word σύν meaning “with”, or “together”. It is the root of words such as symphony, sympathy and symbiosis. Sympower orchestrates electricity consumption and production.

The Leadership Team

Simon Bushell


Simon is the CEO and one of the founders of Sympower. His mission at Sympower is to contribute to the systemic change needed to stop the climate crisis. Simon is on the 2018 Forbes 30 under 30 list for Social Entrepreneurs and was named one of the top talents of 2018 by the Dutch daily financial newspaper, Het Financieel Dagblad. Alongside Sympower he was on the inaugural committee of the Dutch Youth Climate Movement (de Jonge Klimaatbeweging) and is a published researcher on the subject of climate change communication.

Neeme Praks


As CTO, Neeme is responsible for the engineering side of Sympower. Choosing the best technologies for services that bring a clean energy future to the present, but also writing code himself. He has more than 20 years of experience in all roles related to software development, from coding to setting up infrastructure to managing teams to product management — all this in various rapidly growing engineering organizations.

Herman Vos


As CFOO, Herman is responsible for a broad range of financial and operational matters within Sympower. Trained as a mechanical engineer, Herman started his career as an investment banker at ABN AMRO. Over the last decade he has worked as CFO for multiple technology start-ups and scaleups, realizing several successful international exits and numerous funding rounds.

The Sympower Team

The Sympower team is working to accelerate the transition to a carbon-free energy system.
Our technology enables appliances to become an integral part of balancing the grid in a sustainable way.
Sympower’s technology allows our partners to generate revenue and reduce their carbon footprint.

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