Devrim Celal

Board Member
Thames Estuary Growth Board
Upside Energy -- Devrim Celal -46[2]

Devrim is an experienced and versatile executive with start-up, blue chip management consultancy and finance background working with organisations such as Upside Energy, Yale University,  Sapient and Kearney. He has over twenty-four years of experience in leadership positions across a variety of industries,sectors and geographies.

 He is currently the Chief Executive of Upside Energy – one of UK’s innovative and fast-growing energy technology companies. He has overall responsibility for the business and has seen it grow from a 4-person start-up to a leading technology player. While at Kearney, Devrim excelled in strategy development and thought leadership, winning a number of awards for his contributions. At Sapient Corporation (acquired by Publicis), he worked with the executive team to establish and grow Sapient across Europe and broaden its capabilities. Since Sapient, he has been a serial entrepreneur investing and growing business in commercial real estate development, reinsurance brokerage and corporate finance advisory.


He holds an MBA from Yale University, and serves a Member of the Board of Governors of Yale Alumni Association. He is an avid endurance athlete,running ultra distance races to raise funds for MS related charities.


18 May
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