Professional Background and Experience
John has over 22 years’ experience spanning the renewable energy generation development, energy markets and retail and the energy solutions sectors, particularly in lean environments with considerable success in leading effective teams, strategy development and leading its successful implementation.
Prior to joining SIMEC ZEN Energy he led a range of strategic and continuous improvement projects at ERM Power, delivering various commercial, regulatory and strategic outcomes. Previous to this he was Diamond Energy’s Chief Operations Officer, where he established and led the rapid growth of the integrated retail business. He occupied Company Director, Board and Risk Management Committee appointments. His responsibilities included direct oversight of key business functions including existing and new generation projects; power-purchase-agreement origination; wholesale energy and prudential risk management and forecasting, oversight of retail electricity marketing, sales, pricing, operations and marketing and solar sales channel management.
John has held previous roles leading the development of major renewable energy generation and cogeneration facilities, industrial energy efficiency and cleaner production projects. John has qualifications in engineering and finance and has undertaken further management studies.
Qualifications and Honours
- Bachelor of Engineering, Chemical (Melbourne University)
- GradDip Applied Finance (FINSIA)
- Management Studies (Melbourne Business School)