ESCO Pacific comprises highly qualified infrastructure, development and corporate finance professionals experienced in delivering utility scale renewable energy projects to market.
Darryl is an expert across the energy supply chain in executive, board and advisory roles, with a strong focus on renewables, wholesale markets and risk management. Previously as CEO of Infratil Energy Au, he was instrumental in developing generation assets and the sustainable growth of its energy retailer Lumo Energy.
Managing Director & Founder
Steve leads the ESCO Pacific Team across the full development lifecycle, utilising his wealth of solar development experience to help deliver projects to market and to further ensure ESCO Pacific maintains a leading position in the Australian market.
Catriona is responsible for coordinating all aspects of financing ESCO Pacific’s project pipeline and for strategic investments. During her career she has brought more than 30 utility-scale renewable energy projects to financial close as lead equity representative and has supported many additional transactions.
Cassidy has a lead role in the financing and development of ESCO Pacific's projects and offtake opportunities from inception through to financial close. She specialises in the project financing of large scale energy and infrastructure projects with over 10 years’ experience in Australia and internationally.
Chief Technical Officer
Ravi is responsible for all technical aspects of the business including design, technology selection, grid connections, Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) and Operation and Maintenance (O&M). His focus is improving efficiency of grid connections and improving EPC/O&M costs while ensuring high quality projects.
Head of Development
Rhiannon leads the Development team and is a renewable energy expert with over 9 years’ experience. Her expertise is across the entire development life cycle including site finding, due diligence, land tenure negotiations, environmental assessments, stakeholder engagement, planning and regulatory approvals.
Head of Asset Management
Rimma has over 12 years’ experience in the energy markets both in Australia and overseas. Rimma has been instrumental in setting up the Asset Management platform and currently manages 350MW of assets covering the full spectrum of services on behalf of the owners including strategic, commercial, regulatory and operational.
Head of Project Delivery
Piers is a renewable energy and electrical power engineer, an experienced project manager and holds a BaSc. in sustainable energy management. Piers has managed over 320 MWp of utility scale solar projects and previously delivered 500 kWh of hybrid off-grid battery storage projects on behalf of Western Australian utilities.
Michael is an experienced industrial electrical and power engineer. Michael has delivered over 200 MWp of utility scale solar projects and a 25 MW / 50 MWh utility scale battery storage system. His experience covers entire project life cycle from conceptual studies through to project execution and final commissioning.
Grid Connections Manager
Kate is a Power System Engineer and Lawyer with extensive experience in the renewable energy sector. She leads the grid connections and contract negotiations of several high value connection projects with specific expertise in the technical requirements for connections of utility scale solar projects to the national grid.
Grid Connections Manager
Patrick is a power systems engineer with over 10 years' experience in the Australian power industry. His expertise includes power system modelling, renewable power integration, generator connections, control system tuning, R2 testing and model validation.
Senior Electrical Engineer
Kieran specialises in power system modelling and grid connections he has a proven track record in the development of innovative solutions for the connection of large-scale renewables. He is a Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) with Engineers Australia and holds qualifications in Asset Management and Project Management.
Power Systems Engineer
Mervin is an Electrical Engineer with experience in power system modelling and grid connection of utility-scale renewables in Australia. Complementing his Electrical Engineering skills, he has acquired a second Master’s degree in Economics and Mechanical Engineering and has held management responsibility in previous roles.
Charley is an experienced Contract Manager with expertise in client and contractor facing roles, project management and utility scale solar installations. He is responsible for coordinating and communicating the requirements of project contracts and supplier and subcontractor agreements.
Senior Financial Accountant
Eunice has over 10 years’ experience in financial and management accounting across various commercial industries. As part of the asset management team she focuses on improving financial and management reporting to deliver high quality information to project owners. Eunice is a CPA qualified accountant.
Maria is an administrative professional with over 12 years’ experience across a broad range of industries. Maria provides administrative and executive support to the managing director, project managers, legal and asset management teams.
Senior Development Manager
Catherine manages the development of projects from initial site finding and due diligence through to planning approval, stakeholder engagement, and construction. She has seventeen years’ experience managing regulatory approvals for major infrastructure projects, working in the renewables sector for the past six years.
Grant is a geospatial professional with 17 years’ experience in extractive and energy infrastructure industries. Grant’s expertise includes spatial analysis, modelling, data management and constraints mapping for site and impact assessment. Grant has a BSc in Geomatics and has managed projects across Australia and globally.
Senior Asset Manager
Stephen is a senior asset manager with extensive experience in the Australian renewable energy sector. He is responsible for delivering technical and commercial asset management services to optimise the performance of renewable generators under ESCO Pacific’s management. Stephen holds a Master of Engineering, Energy Systems
Dinesh is an Electrical Engineer with a rich experience in Asset Management and O&M of power generation assets in particular for large utility scale solar farms. He holds Master’s degree in Electrical Power Systems.
Jaime has come to ESCO Pacific with a background in Business Administration and Marketing Support. Jaime provides Administration support to the Executives and Development team as well as overseeing and running the day-to-day requirements of the office.