Meet Our Team

Lachlan Bateman

Managing Director

Managing Director BEng(Hons) Lachlan has been working in solar energy since graduating in 2003. Starting his career as a project engineer in Melbourne, Lachlan subsequently moved to the UK where…

Matt Haddad

Technical Director

Technical Director BEng(Hons), GradCert Sustainable Prac., MIEAust Matthew has significant experience working in the renewable energy, built environment and construction industries throughout the world. He has worked as an electrical…

Matthew Forwood

Chief Operating Officer

Chief Operating Officer Matthew joined CTP in February 2020 as COO. He has over 30 years’ experience in the infrastructure and energy industries with more than a decade in renewable…

Yannick Zapf

Head of Sales

Head of Sales MSc (Industrial Engineering) Yannick joined CTP in 2015 after several years of work experience in the European Renewables market. He graduated from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)…

Aude Milcent

Head of Business Operations

Head of Business Operations Aude is a driven and motivated team member who joined CTP in 2016. Aude leads the internal services making sure the business runs smoothly. Her team…

Russell Harris

Head of Consulting

Head of Consulting B.Eng(Mech), GradDipBus(Marketing, Strategy) Russell is an experienced energy industry executive with strong technical and commercial credentials. He has worked for more than 25 years with businesses and…

Chris Haines

Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager BaSc, MSc Chris has been engaged in the solar industry since 2012 from scientific material research to the project management of over 9.2 MW of commercial solar…

Pratiksha Holavannur

Project Manager

Project Manager BS, MS, MBA Pratiksha joined CTP as the project manager in 2018 after completing her Masters of Business Administration from Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM). She has…

Michael Lee

Senior Engineer

Senior Engineer BSc(Eng), MIEAust CPEng NER, RPEQ Michael joined CTP after spending the majority of his career in the Solar EPC industry. He graduated from the University of Cape Town…

James Mumford

Project Engineer

Project Engineer BEng(Hons) James joined Clean Technology Partners in May 2019 after working for Energy Matters/SunEdison/Flextronics where he gained extensive experience in various areas including product research and development, as…

Trish Bandarage

Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineer BEng(Hons) Trish is an enthusiastic Electrical Engineer with over 5 years of overseas experience in building consultancy services and few months of Australian Experience in low voltage switch…

Lucinda Walker

Renewable Energy Engineer

Renewable Energy Engineer BEng(Hons), MEng Having completed a Master of Engineering in Sustainable Energy at RMIT University in 2015, Lucinda made the move to Perth to work in the Solar…

Darcy Denton

Senior Renewable Energy Engineer

Senior Renewable Energy Engineer BEng(Hons) , MEng Darcy is a renewable energy engineer with over 6 years experience in the field, accumulating experience on over 1 GW of solar PV…

Nathan Kelly

Power Systems Project Engineer

Power Systems Project Engineer BEng, IEng Nathan offers experience in power distribution system design, power system studies, operation and maintenance of distribution equipment, project management and technical support. He graduated…

Shawn Azari

Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineer BEng(Elect), MEng(Elect) Shawn is a degree-qualified Electrical Engineer with more than 8 years of experience, engaged in wide range of projects in Utility, Oil and Gas, Mining, and…

Carlos Manrique

Senior Electrical Engineer

Senior Electrical Engineer BEng(Hons), MEng Carlos is an electrical engineer with a Master’s degree in electrical engineering, focused in methods to increase efficiency and improving performance of electrical equipment always…

Shehan De Fonseka

Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineer BEng(Hons), MIEAust Shehan is an Electrical Engineer with over 6 years of experience in MV & LV Protection, Earthing, Low Voltage Switchboards, Low Voltage System Design, Estimation &…

Shain Gerobiese

Graduate Engineer

Graduate Engineer BEng(Hons) Shain finished her Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Engineering) in 2017. Before that, Shain has been working part-time at CTP since 2018 while completing her Master studies. Prior…

Kaushal Trivedi

Project Manager

Project Manager Dip(Elect), BEng(Elect), PGDBA (Operations Management) Kaushal is an Electrical engineer with over 9 years of experience in Project management, execution and operations of MW scale Solar PV projects.…

Sam Turville

Power Systems Engineer

Power Systems Engineer BEng(Hons) After graduating with a bachelor of Electrical Engineering (Hons) focusing on renewable energies, power systems and high voltage and protection, Sam has joined CTP’s Utility team as a…

William Salis

Senior Renewable Energy Engineer

Senior Renewable Energy Engineer BEng(Hons), MEng (Current) William has been working across multiple engineering disciplines since 2009. After starting his professional career in Germany for Audi as a strength testing…

Athavan Ravindran

Electrical and Control Systems Engineer

Electrical and Control Systems Engineer BEng(Hons) Athavan started in the solar industry in 2018. Graduating at the end of 2013 he started working on railway signalling systems and was responsible…

Valerian McCaskill

Hybrid Systems Engineer

Hybrid Systems Engineer BEng(Hons), BFin Valerian finished his Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering) (Honours) in 2018. Before that, Valerian has been working part-time at CTP since July…

Jodie Li

Sales & Marketing Coordinator

Sales & Marketing Coordinator Jodie joined CTP in 2018 and is part of the operation team. Jodie has a marketing degree in Hong Kong and has extensive sales & marketing…

Coralie Ponsinet

Office Manager

Office Manager Coralie joined CTP at the end of 2018 in the Admin and Operations team. She has a Masters in environmental management and previously worked for various sustainability consulting…

Trishia Tan

Accountant

Accountant Trishia is a certified practising accountant and has been working in the accounting field for 8 years in Singapore across various commercial industries including public practice before moving to Melbourne…

​​Dr. Christopher Rowe is an independent Consultant in Energy Innovation. Services include; Microgrid Control, Solar Inverter Modelling, Expert Renewable Advice and IOE Innovations. Renewable Energy Revolution Pty Ltd is based…

Lachlan Bateman

Managing Director

Managing Director BEng(Hons) Lachlan has been working in solar energy since graduating in 2003. Starting his career as a project engineer in Melbourne, Lachlan subsequently moved to the UK where…

Matt Haddad

Technical Director

Technical Director BEng(Hons), GradCert Sustainable Prac., MIEAust Matthew has significant experience working in the renewable energy, built environment and construction industries throughout the world. He has worked as an electrical…

Matthew Forwood

Chief Operating Officer

Chief Operating Officer Matthew joined CTP in February 2020 as COO. He has over 30 years’ experience in the infrastructure and energy industries with more than a decade in renewable…

Yannick Zapf

Head of Sales

Head of Sales MSc (Industrial Engineering) Yannick joined CTP in 2015 after several years of work experience in the European Renewables market. He graduated from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)…

Aude Milcent

Head of Business Operations

Head of Business Operations Aude is a driven and motivated team member who joined CTP in 2016. Aude leads the internal services making sure the business runs smoothly. Her team…

Russell Harris

Head of Consulting

Head of Consulting B.Eng(Mech), GradDipBus(Marketing, Strategy) Russell is an experienced energy industry executive with strong technical and commercial credentials. He has worked for more than 25 years with businesses and…

Chris Haines

Business Development Manager

Business Development Manager BaSc, MSc Chris has been engaged in the solar industry since 2012 from scientific material research to the project management of over 9.2 MW of commercial solar…

Pratiksha Holavannur

Project Manager

Project Manager BS, MS, MBA Pratiksha joined CTP as the project manager in 2018 after completing her Masters of Business Administration from Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM). She has…

Michael Lee

Senior Engineer

Senior Engineer BSc(Eng), MIEAust CPEng NER, RPEQ Michael joined CTP after spending the majority of his career in the Solar EPC industry. He graduated from the University of Cape Town…

James Mumford

Project Engineer

Project Engineer BEng(Hons) James joined Clean Technology Partners in May 2019 after working for Energy Matters/SunEdison/Flextronics where he gained extensive experience in various areas including product research and development, as…

Trish Bandarage

Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineer BEng(Hons) Trish is an enthusiastic Electrical Engineer with over 5 years of overseas experience in building consultancy services and few months of Australian Experience in low voltage switch…

Lucinda Walker

Renewable Energy Engineer

Renewable Energy Engineer BEng(Hons), MEng Having completed a Master of Engineering in Sustainable Energy at RMIT University in 2015, Lucinda made the move to Perth to work in the Solar…

Darcy Denton

Senior Renewable Energy Engineer

Senior Renewable Energy Engineer BEng(Hons) , MEng Darcy is a renewable energy engineer with over 6 years experience in the field, accumulating experience on over 1 GW of solar PV…

Nathan Kelly

Power Systems Project Engineer

Power Systems Project Engineer BEng, IEng Nathan offers experience in power distribution system design, power system studies, operation and maintenance of distribution equipment, project management and technical support. He graduated…

Shawn Azari

Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineer BEng(Elect), MEng(Elect) Shawn is a degree-qualified Electrical Engineer with more than 8 years of experience, engaged in wide range of projects in Utility, Oil and Gas, Mining, and…

Carlos Manrique

Senior Electrical Engineer

Senior Electrical Engineer BEng(Hons), MEng Carlos is an electrical engineer with a Master’s degree in electrical engineering, focused in methods to increase efficiency and improving performance of electrical equipment always…

Shehan De Fonseka

Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineer BEng(Hons), MIEAust Shehan is an Electrical Engineer with over 6 years of experience in MV & LV Protection, Earthing, Low Voltage Switchboards, Low Voltage System Design, Estimation &…

Shain Gerobiese

Graduate Engineer

Graduate Engineer BEng(Hons) Shain finished her Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Engineering) in 2017. Before that, Shain has been working part-time at CTP since 2018 while completing her Master studies. Prior…

Kaushal Trivedi

Project Manager

Project Manager Dip(Elect), BEng(Elect), PGDBA (Operations Management) Kaushal is an Electrical engineer with over 9 years of experience in Project management, execution and operations of MW scale Solar PV projects.…

Sam Turville

Power Systems Engineer

Power Systems Engineer BEng(Hons) After graduating with a bachelor of Electrical Engineering (Hons) focusing on renewable energies, power systems and high voltage and protection, Sam has joined CTP’s Utility team as a…

William Salis

Senior Renewable Energy Engineer

Senior Renewable Energy Engineer BEng(Hons), MEng (Current) William has been working across multiple engineering disciplines since 2009. After starting his professional career in Germany for Audi as a strength testing…

Athavan Ravindran

Electrical and Control Systems Engineer

Electrical and Control Systems Engineer BEng(Hons) Athavan started in the solar industry in 2018. Graduating at the end of 2013 he started working on railway signalling systems and was responsible…

Valerian McCaskill

Hybrid Systems Engineer

Hybrid Systems Engineer BEng(Hons), BFin Valerian finished his Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering) (Honours) in 2018. Before that, Valerian has been working part-time at CTP since July…

Jodie Li

Sales & Marketing Coordinator

Sales & Marketing Coordinator Jodie joined CTP in 2018 and is part of the operation team. Jodie has a marketing degree in Hong Kong and has extensive sales & marketing…

Coralie Ponsinet

Office Manager

Office Manager Coralie joined CTP at the end of 2018 in the Admin and Operations team. She has a Masters in environmental management and previously worked for various sustainability consulting…

Trishia Tan

Accountant

Accountant Trishia is a certified practising accountant and has been working in the accounting field for 8 years in Singapore across various commercial industries including public practice before moving to Melbourne…

​​Dr. Christopher Rowe is an independent Consultant in Energy Innovation. Services include; Microgrid Control, Solar Inverter Modelling, Expert Renewable Advice and IOE Innovations. Renewable Energy Revolution Pty Ltd is based…