Join our mentor network

388 investors, successful entrepreneurs, specialists and industry experts have volunteered to mentor EnergyLab's startups, 350 of which are listed below. If you're passionate about helping clean energy and climate tech startups and have experience or expertise to offer, we hope you'll apply to join the network.

Aaron Schimann

Principal, Schimann

Aaron Zadeh

Director of Business Development, Array Technologies Inc.

Ada Yin

Investment Manager, AirTree Ventures

Adam Best

Principal Research Scientist, CSIRO

Akhil Sharma

Director of Investments, Antler

Alan Crabbe

Cofounder, Pozible & Birchal

Alan Brake

Senior Renewable Energy Engineer, CS Energy

Aldo Grech

Program Manager, Essential Leadership

Alec Hussain

Co-founder | Chief Operating & Experience Officer, OUR SNRG

Alex Borovskis

Co-founder, Helixos

Alex Houlston

Director and Co-founder, BOOM!

Alex Zinzopoulos

Tax Manager, William Buck

Alexander Liddington-Cox

Founder, The Media Distillery

Alexandra Clunies-Ross

Portfolio Manager, Artesian

Alistair Smith

Principal and Patent Attorney, Davies Collison Cave

Alistair Wells

Principal, GridGen Consulting

Allina Fawcett

Strategy Manager, TransGrid

Amanda Wise

Service Design and UX Consultant, Wise Experience

Amos Stark

Instructional Designer and Design Thinking Facilitator, Freelancer

Amy Fong

Director - Marketing and Communications, Clean Energy Finance Corporation

Andrea Ruhrmann

Senior Counsel, FB Rice

Andrew Burgess

Co-founder & Sales Director, Solar Juice

Andrew Drager

Head of Development, Juwi

Andrew Lingley

Marketing Manager - GRC/ESG, Ansarada

Andrew Ward


Andrew Garrick

Director/Founder, Production Group

Andrew Sellick

Principal Sustainability, QIC

Andrew Cohen

National Technical Sales Manager, Gravitas Energy

Andrew Paver

Technical Director, Smarter Power Solutions

Andy Hill

Founder, Planet Price

Anna Ozga

Head of Corporate Solutions and Research – APAC, Viridios Capital

Anna Minns

Co-Founder & CEO, Boomerang Labs

Anne Foster

Head of ESG Investment, Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners

Anne-Beatrice Brechemier

Venture Partner, Various

Anne-Carole Huc

Regulatory Affairs Analyst, Enel Green Power

Anthony Coles

CEO, GreenGold Ventures Pte Ltd

Anthony Passe-de Silva

CEO & Founder, One2Solutions Group Pty Ltd

Anthony Owen

Managing Director, Finley Capital Partners

Anthony Franze

Design Consultant, Fraze Industrial Design

Arvind Bhatnagar

Business Lecturer, LTU

Ashby Field

Business Development, Office of the South Australian Chief Entrepreneur

Assem Ongarbayeva

Chief of Staff, UPowr

Austin Tan

Senior Strategy Analyst, Intellihub

Ben Sawley

Building healthy soil and sequestering carbon, Agrimix Pastures

Ben O'Loghlin

Director, Investor, Baronly Holdings

Ben Lindsay

Investment Manager, Investible

Ben Kluwgant

Senior Advisor, Catalyst Solutions

Ben Waters

Strategy Director / Cofounder, Presync

Benjamin Wirtz

Managing Director, Scalable Leaders

Bennett Wong

Director, Designer, Made Together

Bernard Emby


Bhakti Devi

National President, WICCI, Water Resources Council

Blake Mills

Co-founder / Director, Made Together

Boris Vidulich

Associate Partner | Sustainable Finance and ESG | Financial Services, Ernst & Young

Brad Schultz

Head of Customer Engagement, Buildings Alive

Brendan Giles

Director, Norton Advisory

Brett Elliott

Director, Hiiiya

Brian Campbell

National Business Developing Manager, International Chemicals Engineering

Brian Keayes

Cofounder, EarthTech Ventures

Brian Dorricott

Senior Data Scientist Consultant, Brian Dorricott Consulting

Bruce Ebzery

Mentor, Arc Hardware Incubator

Bryan Rollins

Operator in Residence, Grok Ventures

Buzby Kuramoto

GM Enterprise Solutions Delivery, Alinta Energy

Callum Hickey

National Innovation Manager, Iplex Pipelines

Cam Taylor

Product Lead - Energy Solutions, Momentum Energy

Cameron Briggs

General Manager, Future Energy, Origin Energy

Chad Moulden

Director, Independent Consultant

Charles Rendigs

Senior Advisor, be solve

Chris McLean

Regional Director of Operations, JONES DAY

Chris Nheu

UX & Strategic Research, FunPlus

Chris Davey

Founder & Director, Target Light

Chris Bean

CEO, Wattwatchers

Chris Dunstan

Chief Research Officer, RACE for 2030 CRC

Chris Wade

Chief Executive Officer, Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility

Claire Stewart

Content strategist, Podcast Producer, Self employed

Claire Painter

Head of Business Development, JET Charge

Clare Fisher

Client Director, Pathfinder Consulting Group

Craig Thomler

Co-Founder, SimpleMarketing.AI

Craig Blundell

Consultant, Greville Analytics

Damian Edwards

Senior Energy Specialist, CQ Energy

Damian Sturzaker

Partner, Marque Lawyers

Dan Cass

Energy Policy and Regulatory Lead, Australia Institute

Dan Sturrock

Investment Director, ARENA

Daniel Green

Manager, Mobilization and Execution, Origin Energy

Danin Kahn

Consultant, GrowthStream

David Roche

Research Manager/Program Leader, UTS Institute For Sustainable Futures/RACE for 2030 CRC

David Sutherland

Managing Director, M&C Saatchi

David Pethick

Managing Director, Omnidian Australia Pty Ltd

David Dennis

Principal, Circular Solutions

David Margolius

Head of Products and Systems, Agile Energy

David Valentine

Chief Operating Officer, Altus Renewables Limited

David Mitchell

Founder, Find My EV

Dean Naicker

Transformation & Technology Consultant,

Dean Rizzetti

Senior Advisor, Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate change

Dean Storchenegger

Associate Director, NSW Treasury

Dean Travers

Non-exec Director, ACEN

Debra Surman

Corporate Communications Manager, Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association

Deepak Oberoi

Managing Director, Effectus Digital

Dennis Silvers

Managing Director, Prestige Business Consulting Pty Ltd

Dhruv Vishrani

Head of Strategy, Australian Renewable Energy Agency

Donald McPhail

Vice President of Product; General Manager of Residential Customer Solutions, Uplight

Ed Schmidt

Co-Founder and Managing Director, Greeneon

Eddie Chung

Partner, BDO

Eddy Lee

VP, Engie Factory APAC

Edward Lynch-Bell

Product Development, Evie Networks

Elena Woods

Senior Marketing Communications Manager, Renault Australia

Elizabeth Harrison

Project Engineer, Risk Advisor, Ocean Engineering Consultant, ereharrison consulting & Engineers Supporting Engineers

Elliot Fraval

Building Services Manager, Canberra Health Services

Emily Bjorklund Drake

Senior Consultant, Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI)

Emma Schmitt

General Manager, Summit Southern Cross Power

Emma Bones

Manager, Special Projects, Judith Neilson Institute for Journalism and Ideas

Emma Jenkin

Investment Director, Kilara Capital

Eva Cheng

Senior Lecturer & Deputy Director, Women in Engineering and IT, University of Technology Sydney

Evelyn Chan

CEO, Smileyscope

Fabian Le Gay Brereton

Co-founder and CEO, Gridcognition

Fabrizia Natola


Felicity Stening

CEO, Enova Community Energy

Francis Vierboom

Co-Founder, Propeller Aero

Fraser Power

Stakeholder and Advocacy Manager, Origin Energy

Gareth Lee

Senior Economist, Shell

Genevieve Simpson

Government Relations Manager, Western Power

Gina Zheng

Commercial Manager, AEMO Services

Glenn Platt

Program Director & Site Leader, CSIRO

Glenn Bartlett

Chief Marketing Officer, Amber Electric

Govind Singh

General Manager - Strategy and Growth (Energy), Ampol

Grant Hatamosa

Director, Green Hat Solutions

Gus Lightowlers

Patent Attorney, MinterEllison

Hafeez Shahiwala

Project finance consultant, Independent Consultant

Haim Ptasznik

Director and Chief Engineer, Veida

Hamish Stewart

Creative Partner, GHO Sydney

Hannah Heath

Principal, Energy Global Co

Harley Weston

Director, Solaire properties

Haydn Fletcher

Country Manager, Canadian Solar

Helena Lo

Global Organisational Change Leader - Strategy & Transformation, GHD

Henry Anning

CEO, ResourceCo

Hudson Worsley

Co-founder & Director, Presync

Ian Christmas

Engineering Lead, Edify Energy

Ian Buck

Management Consultant, Accenture

Ian Waight

Chief Operating Officer, Solar Analytics

Jack Qi

Tax Director, William Buck

Jackson Gerard

Investment Director, Trade & Investment Queensland

Jake Bugden

Director, Gething

Jake Whitehead


James Tilbury

Partner, ERM

James Crowley

, Atomitz & Satgana

James Myatt

General Manager Future Energy, Ampol Australia

James Seymour


James Dan

Senior Associate, Clean Energy Finance Corporation

James Pearce

Director, ENM Solutions

James Kirby

Director, Kirby Capital

Janet Brunckhorst

Fractional Executive, Self-employed

Jason Risorto

Founder, Managing Partner, Greenfield Ventures

Jason Perkins

CEO, Trac Group Holdings Ltd

Jay Wong

Senior Development Planner, Royal Dutch Shell

Jemma Xu

Co-founder & General Partner, RedBlock Capital

Jen Klingmann

Founder & CEO, HR for Life

Jennifer George

CEO & Founder, Strategic Commercialisation Australia

Jeremy Kwong-Law

CEO & CIO, Grok Ventures

Jess Miller

Collective Impact Consultant, Freelance

Jewel Huang

Research and Development Program Manager, Hazer Group

Jim Hunter

CEO, The Water and Carbon Group Pty Ltd

Jo Hume

General Manager, Fulcrum3D

Joanna Nelson

General Manager Future Energy, Origin Energy

Joanna Zhou

Corporate Counsel, Origin Energy

Joe Springer

Sales Director, Springers Solar

Joe Delaney

Energy Industry Advisor, Australian Institute of Energy

John Wood

Director, NOAB.Ventures

John Boothroyd

Director of Product Management / Head of Product / General Manager, Independent Consultant

Jonathan Liang

Commercial Manager, Origin Energy, Origin Zero

Joseph Gibney

Assistant Manager - Corporate Finance, BDO

Josh Sucharov

Asset Management, Infrastructure, IFM Investors

Josh Usher

CoLab Director, 11point2

JP Ross

Senior Director, East Bay Community Energy

Judy Pridmore

Co-founder, Junovate

Julia Callaghan

Director, Preternatural

Julien Bertoli

Founder, G Transition

Julien Muret

AUNZ App Lead for Publishers, Google

Kai Ryan

Managing Director, Live Better Nutrition

Kale Miller

Data scientist, Self-employed

Kastoori Hingorani

Strategy Consultant, L.E.K. consulting

Kaushik Sridhar

Head of Sustainability, Levande

Kedem Levy

C&I Demand Response Manager, AGL Energy

Keith Sue

Strategy and Commercialisation Lead, Helixos

Kim Middleton

Partner, Marque Lawyers

Kim Lawrence

Managing Director, KML Advisory

Krista Walter

Director - Investor & ESG, Krista Ventures

Kristin Vaughan

Managing Partner, Virescent Ventures

Lachlan Blackhall

Entrepreunerial Fellow and Head, ANU

Lamont Tang

Director of Industry Projects & Entrepreneur-In-Resident, AGSM@UNSW

Laura Jones

Senior Analyst, ANU Battery Storage and Grid Integration Program

Laura Eadie

Chief Operating Officer, Western Parkland City Authority

Lauren Yabsley

CFO, Energy Renaissance

Leesa Soulodre

General Partner, R3i Ventures

Leigh Kennedy

National Cluster Development Manager, National Energy Resources Australia

Leila Alem

Adj Professor, UTS

Leo Cerda

Product Strategist, More Traction

Leon Fitzpatrick

Principal, Futurethingy

Liz Fletcher

Associate Director, Engevity

Louis Edwards

Head of Renewable Energy Finance, Plenti

Lucinda Hankin

Director of Private Investments, Grok Ventures

Luke Storey

Manager, Forecast Financial Modelling

Lyn Bowring

Executive Director, Solar Victoria

Lynne Teo

Lead facilitator and mentor, CSIRO

Maaike Doyer

Managing partner, Epic Angels

Mac Irvine

Acting Head of Waste and Bioenergy, Clean Energy Finance Corporation

Malcolm Thornton


Manuel Wieser

Head of Energy Division, AnteoTech Ltd.

Marianna O'Gorman

Executive Director, McKell Institute Queensland

Mark Lewis

Head of Delivery, Slyp

Mark Harland

Chief Operation Officer, ATOMOS

Mark Higgins

Former COO and Board Member, Strategen

Mark Bonnar

Managing Director, Southern Cross Venture Partners

Mark Levi

Founder, Green Peak Advisory

Mary Stewart

CEO, Energetics

Mary Munroe

Principal, Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick

Matt Stubbs

Director, Profergy

Matt Smith

Policy and Strategy, Vector Ltd

Matt Herring

Partner, KPMG

Matt Bachle

Founder and CEO, Grade

Matt Pellow

Principal, Pellow Energy Insights

Matthew Ford

Principal, Patent Attorney, Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick

Megan Ward

Head of Origination and Corporate Affairs, Neoen Australia

Megan Fisher

CEO, EnergyLab

Mel Rumble

Senior Associate, Little Owl

Mel Rosenthal

Executive Coach, South View Consulting

Michael Fragomeni

CTO, HyperPower Technologies

Michael Hunter

Partner, M Capital Partners

Michael Tuckey

Technical Director, New Forge Engineering

Michelle Keam

Sustainability Manager, Australia Post

Mick Liubinskas

Climate Tech Investor, Climate Salad

Mobin Nomvar

Founder and Managing Director, Scimita Ventures

Monica Barbu

Associate Director, AECOM

Monica Richter

Project Director, Business Renewables Centre Australia

Monique Conheady

Chair/NED/Investor/Advisor, Various

Murray Hogarth

Director, Wattwatchers Digital Energy

Nadia Testamanti

Principal Technology Commercialisation, Fortescue

Nathalie Swainston

Director, Nous Group

Nathan Dunlop

Head of Research & Strategy, Tritium

Nathaniel Diong

CEO, Future Minds Network

Nato Foti


Ned Halliday

Senior Development Manager, Octopus Investments

Neil Salisbury

Managing Director & CEO, Point Advisory & CleanTek Market

Neil Davidson

Co Founder, AUXILIARY Design School

Netta Egoz

Senior Associate, Marque Lawyers

Nic Chamberlain

Managing Director, Neoteny Service Design

Nick Albrow

Director, Wilkinson Butler

Nick Lake

Managing Director, Nickel Energy

Nick Chiarelli

CEO & Founder, Ocean Impact Organisation

Nicole Alley


Nikki Harkin

Managing Director, ExecCo.Search &

Niva Lima

Business Development Manager C&I, Iberdrola Australia

Noel Anthony

Marketing Coordinator, DARCHE

Oliver Ryan

CFO, AgriWebb

Oscar McLennan

Entrepreneur In Residence, CivVic Labs

Pasquale Aliberti

Head of Patents, Morse Macro

Patrick Sieb


Patrick Matweew

CEO, Luceo Energy

Patrick Vera

New Technology Manager, FRV Services Australia

Patrick Mooney

Executive Chair, Impact Tech Ventures

Paul Howdle

Commercialisation Strategy, Directional

Paul Greenop

Head of Portfolio Management, Clean Energy Finance Corporation

Paul Hodgson

Principal Consultant, Paul Hodgson Advisory

Pavel Reddy

Managing Director, Clearpoint Ventures

Penny Wong

Director, Radmis

Peter Neal

CEO, Powerpal

Peter Hansford

Business Development Manager, Victorian Government

Peter Ball

Founder, Greater Outcomes

Peter Lightbody

Special Counsel, FCW Lawyers

Peter Haenke

Investment Manager, Australian Renewable Energy Agency

Peter Darby

Senior Product Design Engineer, Breville Australia

Philip Keogan

Chief Commercial Officer, Wattwatchers

Priyanka Karunanithi

Investor & Advisor,

Qi Zhang

Principal, Baxter IP

Rahul Kumar

Director, Allied Legal

Ram Natarajan

Operations and Business Development, PLUS ES

Ratri Wakeling

Director, Sahid Group

Ravi Kumar Mandalika

Business Evangelist, Thought Leader and a Green Ambassador, Mentor & Investor

Rebecca Watts

Founding Principal, Barrenjoey

Reece Proudfoot

Head of Innovation and Impact Investing, WWF Australia

Renate Egan

Professor, UNSW

Ric Brazzale

Director, Green Energy Markets

Richard Case

Managing Director, Artesian

Richard Johnston

Distributed Generation Advisor, AGL Energy

Richard Lovell

Executive Director, Clean Energy Finance Corporation

Richard Foxworthy

Co-Founder, BillHero

Richard Lin

Investor, AirTree Ventures

Richard Vargas

CEO & Founder, United Solar Energy

Rimma Mitelman

Head of Asset Management, ESCO Pacific

Robert Montgomery

Senior Program Manager, Energy & Sustainability, Microsoft

Robert Ceic

Service Line Leader, GHD

Robert Perrons

Professor, Queensland University of Technology

Rod van Onselen

Chief Transformation and Digital Officer, Origin Energy

Roy Unny

National Executive, RTSA

Ruben Sen

Intelligent Asset Management and Engineering practices, Accenture

Russell Williams

Principal Consultant, Menara Consulting

Ryan Hauville

Regional Director, Philip Riley

Ryan Darwin

COO/CFO, AD Design & Consulting

Sam Ringwaldt

CEO, Conry Tech

Sam Mickan

Principal, Davies Collison Cave

Samantha Sharpe

Research Director, University of Technology Sydney

Sandra Gamble

Tribunal Member and Chair, IPART

Sarah FitzGerald

Future Energy Lead, GHD

Sarah Whittington

Manager, MinterEllison

Scott Ison

Group Manager, Origin Energy

Scott Davies

Managing Director, Grow Energy

Simon Spurr

Manager, Infrastructure Capital Group


Technical Director, Five Oceans Environmental Services LLC

Stefan Jarnason

Co-founder, CEO, Solar Analytics

Stephanie Moroz

Innovation Manager, EDL

Steve Bradley

Business Consultant, Self-employed

Steve Blume

President, Smart Energy Council

Steven Hong

Head - Commercial, Tariffs, Revenue Growth, EWEC

Stuart Allinson

Chair, Pontem Solutions

Stuart Cook

Partner, TWIYO

Suchi Szczepanski

Senior Manager, Future Energy Technology, Origin Energy

Terry Hilsberg

Venture Partner, Innohub Captial

Thomas Holdstock

Director, Infinite System Design Pty Ltd

Tim Carter

Senior Procurement Manager, RES Australia

Tim Sadleir

Associate, Electrical & Energy Project Engineer, Stantec

Tim MacTaggart

Chief Deployment Officer, Redflow

Timothy Mansfield

CEO, The Interaction Consortium

Tirthankar Banerjee

Director, Oztron Energy

Tom Kline


Tom Dawkins

CEO & Founder,

Tommy Pollock

Director, Deloitte Digital

Tony Boatman

Co Founder, CTO, Blue Impacts Ventures (

Tony Sinclair

Co-founder, Impactor

Tony Heynen

Senior Lecturer, The University of Queensland

Tooraj Arvajeh

CEO / Co-founder, Perl Street

Tristy Fairfield

Director, Low Carbon Australia

Ulric Ferner

Principal, Right Click Capital

Valentin Muenzel

Co-Founder & CEO, Relectrify

Vanessa Burgess

Communications Designer, Inland Rail

Vidit Agarwal

Investment Lead, Ecotone Ventures

Vineet Danwar, CA

Director, Finance & Capital, Transformbiz

Viriya Chittasy

Senior Analyst, Innovation and Partnerships, Transgrid

Virpi Barrett

Director of Green Energy Commerce, Sunshine Hydro

Ward Duvall

Founder, Self-employed

Warwick Johnston

Managing Director, SunWiz

Wayne McDonald

Manager - Renewables & Energy, Resourceful Recruitment

Will Temple-Smith

General Manager, AusNet Services

William Toe

Commercial Manager, Sydney Water

Wilson Huang

Senior Associate, Agnition Ventures

Xanon Murphy

Head of Production, Diamantina Media Group

Yannick Zapf

Founder, YZ Consulting

Yash Varma

Executive Director, Umano

Yianni Mentis

Executive Manager Environment and Climate Change, Northern Beaches Council

Yoash Dvir

CEO, Technion Australia

Zarmeen Pavri

Partner & Chief Impact Officer, SDGx

Zoe Whitton

Executive Director, Pollination