The team and advisory board

The Tracer team consists of a dedicated group of international industry leaders with long, successful track records in their respective fields. The team’s diverse expertise spans technology, finance, law, and business development, providing a strong foundation for the ecosystem’s growth and success.


Gert-Jan started his first company while still in business school, which became one of the Netherlands’ most popular websites.
Philippe is a multidisciplinary technologist with over 30 years of experience at technology companies.
Hans brings over 25 years of experience in financial roles in international business.
Chief Legal Counsel, Hester is a successful international corporate law and finance attorney.
Andrew Barbeau, Chief Strategy Officer, has advised companies and governments on how to successfully advance clean tech and smart city projects in the United States.


Hubert Shio-Hsien Tai has been involved as CTO in the IPOs of three Chinese technology companies.
Dr. Alberto Pace, head of data management at CERN in Geneva, brings his extensive knowledge of large-scale data management and analysis to help Tracer.