Our Team

Meet The Verdantix Management Team

David Metcalfe
CEO & Co-Founder, London

David co-founded Verdantix in 2008 and leads the firm’s research and advisory work on EHS technologies which covers software, systems integration, wearables, hardware and drones. Prior to Verdantix, David was Senior Vice President at Forrester Research, the NASDAQ listed technology analyst firm and Head of Analysis and Forecasting for BT. He holds a PhD from Cambridge University in Game Theory and Decision Analysis. 

David is a frequent speaker at industry events including the World Economic Forum, Green Corporate Energy, Sustainable Brands and Greenbiz Forum as well as Verdantix Summits in Europe and North America. He is also co-author of the award-winning book "Negotiation Analysis" published by Harvard University Press.

Rodolphe d’Arjuzon
Managing Director & Co-Founder, London

Rodolphe has a long track record in advising C-level executives on their toughest energy and environmental strategic challenges. He is a co-founder of Verdantix and joined the Verdantix Board of Directors from a strategy consulting background having worked in the London office of L.E.K. Consulting and in the strategy team at Barclays, one of the UK’s largest banking groups. He brings a wealth of strategy advisory experience and financial analysis skills to the Verdantix research agenda.

As well as consulting on real estate, energy and facility optimization strategies, he has worked in the retail, transport and financial services sectors through a variety of consulting and in-house assignments for government, corporates and private equity clients. Following his undergraduate studies at Jesus College, Cambridge, Rodolphe gained a PhD in Physics also from Cambridge University.

Stuart Neumann
Director of Advisory Services, London

Stuart is Director of Advisory Services and leads Verdantix custom research and advisory work on EHS, real estate, energy, facilities and maintenance. The types of projects range from thought leadership studies and due diligence engagements through to strategy analysis and technology assessments. Stuart has delivered projects for a variety of clients including professional services firms, power utilities, private equity, oil and gas firms, telecoms firms, chemicals firms, IT systems integrators, engineering firms, real estate firms and consulting firms.

Prior to joining Verdantix in 2010, Stuart spent six years in Accenture’s consulting practice working on a number of technology implementation projects as well as developing a commercial carbon registry solution for the firm’s Sustainability Services Practice. Stuart holds an MSc from the University of Oxford in Environmental Geomorphology and a BSc in Geography from the University of Nottingham.

Luke Quinn
Sales Manager, London
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Luke joined the Verdantix team in 2012 as an Account Manager. In this role Luke managed relationships with Verdantix clients who included corporate, professional service and consulting, technology outsourcing, software and professional services firms. After leaving Verdantix in 2015 to work within the financial services media market, Luke returned to Verdantix in 2016 to head up the sales function.

Luke’s role involves managing both the Business Development and Account Management teams. This includes overseeing the ongoing value delivered to Verdantix clients who engage through research subscriptions, consulting projects and event sponsorships across EHS, real estate, energy, facilities and maintenance.

Luke holds an MA from the University of Exeter in International Relations and a BSc from the University of Bath.