Our Team

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Darryl Flukes

Chairman

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.

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Steve Rademaker

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.

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Catriona McLeod

Investment Director

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.

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Cassidy Prent

General Counsel

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.

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Allison Hawke

Chief Operating Officer

Allison manages the development, grid and construction teams. She brings a strategic approach identifying issues early and working with the team to find viable solutions to deliver on schedule and within budget. Allison is Chair of the CEC Solar Directorate and recipient of 2019 Women in Renewables Award.

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Ravi Singh

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.

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Rhiannon Olle

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.

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Rimma Mitelman

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.

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Piers Klugman

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.

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Michael Sun

Project Manager

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.

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Kate Osaze

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.

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Patrick Rossiter

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.

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Kieran Kelly

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.

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Mervin Kall

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.

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Gercian Haupt

Lead Engineer

Gercian has extensive experience in power plant Owners Engineering (OE) and commissioning. He is currently responsible for SCADA system asset management where he focuses on reporting, monitoring and compliance of asset managed by ESCO Pacific.

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Charley Attwood

Contract Manager

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.

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Eunice Park

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.

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Maria Kendall

Project Administrator

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.