ZELK’s market strategy involves committed partnerships with end users, technology providers and funders

Our Team

The ZELK team has over 100 years of collective experience in low carbon energy solutions

Joachim Karthäuser


– Co-founder, Zelk
– Formerly co-founder and CTO of Climeon AB
– Board member at Re-Organics
– Co-founder SiOx Machines AB

David Batstone


– Co-founder, Zelk
– Co-founder & managing partner at Just Business (private equity investments)
– Board member at Hydra, Krunam, American Battery Tech. Company, REBBL

Henrik Strängh


– Co-founder, Zelk
– 35 years experience in corporate finance, and transactions
– Founded/managed 5 companies in telecommunications, internet, bus. support

Lars Olsson

Technical Advisor

– Formerly founder and owner at Seniorit AB (smart grids, innovation and advisory)
– Board member at Leading Light AB, Verico AS, Metrum AB

Ted Swindells

North American Business Development

– Co-founder, Zelk USA
– Founding investor in Horizon which recently spun off Hyzon Motors into a US SPAC.

Terra Judge

Director of Operations

– Formerly COO of Krunam (deep learning and AI platform)
– COO at Just Business
– COO at Not-for-Sale

Christer Asplund

Board Member

– 35 years experience in infrastructure project finance
– Authored several books related to regional development & industrial policy

Erik Rosqvist


– Founder of Recollecta Ltd
– Lawyer with a vast experience of business related legal matters
– Previous lecturer in law at Stockholm University
– Authored several books about commercial law
– Master of Laws, Stockholm University

Niels Fischer

Adviser structured financing

– Mandates as Member of the Board of Directors in operational, administrational, holding and start-up companies in Switzerland and abroad.
– Mandates as Trustee and Foundation Board Member. National and international Business, Management and Tax Consultancy
– MA Economy UZH, Certified Tax Expert, TEP