FusionX Group principals bring decades of fusion industry acumen, financial information expertise, and investment event experience to the table. As a team, we believe in the vast potential of fusion energy to radically improve standards of living around the world without environmental compromise. We also believe that fusion is a once-in-a-lifetime investment opportunity.
Dr. Melanie Windridge
Dr Melanie Windridge is a specialist in fusion energy who helps people see the value, opportunities and excitement of fusion. Melanie is the founder and CEO of Fusion Energy Insights, which keeps people up to date with developments in the growing fusion industry. She has a PhD in plasma physics (fusion energy) from Imperial College London, where she remains an Academic Visitor, and she sits on the Advisory Boards of the UK Fusion Cluster and US non-profit Energy for the Common Good. Melanie was previously UK Director of the Fusion Industry Association. In 2022 she was elected a Fellow of the Clean Growth Leadership Network. Melanie is the author of Aurora: In Search of the Northern Lights and Star Chambers: the race for fusion power, as well as writing for Forbes online.
Matthew Perks is an entrepreneur and CEO of New Energy Events, LLC, specializing in catalyzing investment in clean energy initiatives across Latin America and the Caribbean. He brings extensive event management and publishing experience from global emerging markets, including a prior role as a Director in the Latin American division of Euromoney Institutional Investor. Matthew holds a degree from London School of Economics (LSE) and is a driving force in the clean energy industry.
Stuart has 30 years' experience in B2B information businesses in, especially, investment and finance including infrastructure and renewable energy. He has managed businesses delivering finance & investment events, news & data products to investors, bankers, lawyers and others in Europe, Asia & the Americas. Prior to co-founding FusionX, Stuart was MD of the Real Assets Finance Group for Euromoney Institutional Investor tracking funds, investors, assets and transactions globally. He has also variously served as CEO of LatinFinance, based in Miami & New York, as a Director of the non-profit World Education & Development Fund in NYC, and translated and published Chinese law books in Hong Kong. Allen was a Knowles Memorial Scholar and received a first class BSC (Econ) from the London School of Economics.
Amelia Moore is a dynamic operations lead with experience in both event and flight operations. She currently successfully manages in-person and virtual events globally with New Energy Events and FusionX Group. Amelia's background includes membership and event operations at TechUnited (formerly the New Jersey Technology Council) and flight service operations at American Airlines. Amelia's drive to deliver exceptional results and her dedication to her work have honed her skills in logistics, planning, and coordination.
Marketing & Communications Director
Emma Bassett is an accomplished Marketing Director who currently leads marketing efforts at FusionX Group and New Energy Events, driving growth through innovative campaigns. Formerly, Emma was the Global Marketing Manager at Mazars and also worked in marketing at Morgan Stanley and the United States Military Academy. She holds a MBA from the University of Paris I: Panthéon-Sorbonne and a Bachelor's in Mass Communication and Media Studies from Towson University.