Meet our mentors
A diverse range of highly skilled people from a broad range of sectors have generously volunteered their time to help the starups in EnergyLab's Acceleration Program succeed.
Our mentors include entrepreneurs, business executives, researchers, government officials, investors and more. Here are some of them.
Alistair Smith
Principal, Davies Collison Cave
Amy Kean
NSW Renewable Energy Advocate, NSW Department of Industry
Andrew Burgess
Co-founder & Sales Director, Solar Juice
Andrew Rogers
Senior Product Manager, AGL
Anna Perejma
Senior Manage - R&D, KPMG
Anne Foster
Senior Vice President, Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners
Ben Waters
Strategy Director, Presync
Cameron Briggs
Head of Future Energy, Origin Energy
Chloe Hicks
Manager - Renewable Energy, Department of Planning and Environment
Christopher Bean
CEO, Wattwatchers
Dan Sturrock
Investment Director, ARENA
David Sutherland
Brand Consultant, Exec. Director Client Service, Landor
Chris Dunstan
Research Director, UTS Institute for Sustainable Futures
Debra Surman
Brand Manager, Canberra Business Chamber
Eddie Chung
Partner, BDO
Felicity Stening
Commercial Manager - Key Accounts, Jemena
Fraser Power
Stakeholder and Advocacy Manager, Origin Energy
George Mathew
Senior Manager-Government Incentives / Trade & Investment, KPMG
Glenn Platt
Research Director - Energy, CSIRO
Henry Anning
Director, Clean Energy Finance Corporation
Hudson Worsley
Co-founder & Director, Presync
James Myatt
CEO & Co-Founder, Mojo Power
Jemma Xu
CEO, Tripalocal / Angel investor
Jenny Riesz
Principal - Market Policy Development, Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO)
John Grimes
CEO, Australian Solar Council
John O'Brien
Managing Director, Australian CleanTech
Jo Hume
Venture Partner (Renewable Energy Venture Capital Fund), Southern Cross Venture Partners
JP Ross
Group Manager - Development, Origin Energy
Kim Middleton
Partner, Marque Lawyers
Lynne Teo
Senior IP Analytics Advisor, Glasshouse Advisory and Senior Consultant, Isle
Mary Stewart
General Manager and Executive Director, Energetics
Michelle Gilmore
Design Director, Neoteny Service Design
Monica Richter
Climate Change Business Engagement Manager, WWF-Australia
Murray Hogarth
Director - Communications and Community Networks, Wattwatchers Digital Energy
Nicole Stevens
Founder & Chief strategist, Digital Creatures
Pasquale Aliberti
Senior Associate, Allens
Paul Howdle
Managing Consultant, Directional
Paul Stangroom
Head of Renewables - Asia-Pac, Lloyd's Register
Peter Ball
Managing Director, Impact Academy
Renate Egan
Founder and Executive Director, Solar Analytics
Rob Perrons
Associate Professor of Technology Management and Strategy, QUT
Samantha Sharpe
Research Director, UTS Institute for Sustainable Futures
Sandra McCullagh
Director (Equities Research - ESG), Credit Suisse
Simon Sheikh
Founder, Future Super
Stefan Jarnason
Co-founder and CEO, Solar Analytics
Steve Blume
Director, Australian Institute of Energy
Terry Hilsberg
Venture Partner,
Tim Heasley
COO and Partner, Artesian Venture Partners
Tim MacTaggart
Chief Entrepreneur in Residence, qutbluebox
Tom Dawkins
CEO, StartSomeGood
Ulric Ferner
Venture Associate, Right Click Capital
Vicky Lay
Managing Director, Artesian Venture Partners
Victoria Adams
Director - Corporate & Project Finance, Clean Energy Finance Corporation
Zoe Whitton
Environmental, Social and Governance Analyst, Credit Suisse