About Us

At emhTrade we believe that new technologies and existing energy infrastructures can not only co-exist, but that they can – and should – actively reinforce and support each other.

Using innovative algorithms and technology stacks, emhTrade delivers efficiencies and value throughout the energy supply chain, providing advantages and benefits to all parties – regardless of the role they play.

Our People


Stu Innes, CEO and Co-Founder

Stu has a background in electricity trading and market design, innovated one of the world's first P2P retailers and is our data science and markets guru. 

He brings over 10 years’ experience as a quantitative trader and analyst in electricity markets in New Zealand and abroad. Career highlights include stints managing cross-border power and gas trading between continental Europe and the UK, power and gas nominations on various European grids and spot markets, and optimisation of hydro and thermal assets through real-time spot market offers in New Zealand.

Stu is a member of the Market Development Advisory Group, reporting to the NZ Electricity Authority on market design issues in New Zealand, and has been appointed as an 'expert advisor' to the world energy council to participate in their Innovation Working Group.


Martin White - Chief Product Officer

Martin has 20 years of software development and leadership experience including working on product development for Trade Me. 

He loves bringing talented people together, harnessing their creativity, and focusing them on the needs of customers in order to create awesome products that make the world a better place!


Jamie Silk, Chief Commercial Officer

Jamie brings 20+ years of finance, business and product management experience from global blue chips to NZ start ups.

For much of the last decade, Jamie has led R&D programmes focused on the interaction of new consumer and clean energy technologies, microgrids and electricity distribution. He has participated in a number of New Zealand and international industry working groups most recently on the Consumer Technologies Advisory Group to the NZ Green Grid project.

Jamie is passionate about tackling carbon and energy poverty with today’s technology and social mega-shifts.



With talent and enthusiasm, the team at emhTrade bring development, data science, machine learning, marketing and operations skills to enable a better power society.