Meet Our Team

Lachlan Bateman

Managing Director
Head of Hybrid

Managing Director Head of Hybrid 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…

Matthew Haddad

Technical Director
Head of Utility

Technical Director Head of Utility 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…

Yannick Zapf

Head of Commercial and Industrial
Business Development Manager

Head of Commercial and Industrial Business Development Manager MSc (Industrial Engineering) Yannick joined CTP after several years of work experience in the European Renewables market. He graduated from Karlsruhe Institute…

Chris Haines

Project Manager

Project 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 installations…

Pratiksha Holavannur

Project Manager

Project Manager BS, MS, MBA Pratiksha is the newest member of the Clean Technology Partners team. She joined us as the project manager in July after completing her Masters of…

Michael Lee

Senior Engineer
Team Lead

Senior Engineer Team Lead 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…

Marcus Funken

Senior Project Engineer

Senior Project Engineer BEng and BBA Marcus moved to Australia in 2015, after finishing his undergraduate and having worked for a Utility in the German energy sector. After moving to…

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…

Shehan De Fonseka

Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineer BEng(Hons) Shehan is an Electrical Engineer with over 4 years of experience in Low Voltage Switchboards, Low Voltage System Design, Estimation & Project Management. Prior to joining CTP,…

Saeed Abedi

Application Engineer

Application Engineer BEng(Hons), MEng Saeed is a qualified electrical engineer and a professional in designing small & large-scale PV systems as well as battery storage systems for commercial and power…

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…

Syed Rizvi

Power Systems Manager

Power Systems Manager BaSc, MSc Syed joined CTP, with more than 18 years of vast and global experience of Power systems, Substation testing/ commissioning, system analysis/ planning, grid interconnection, regulatory…

Daniel Moloney

Power Systems Project Manager

Power Systems Project Manager BEng(Elecr), MSci Daniel moved to Melbourne in 2017 and joined Canadian Solar, Energy Group Australia as a Project Engineer. At Canadian Solar, he worked with Network…

Kazi Ahsanullah

Power Systems Engineer

Power Systems Engineer BEng(Hons), Ph.D., PEng Kazi brings in a broad spectrum of electrical engineering experience working on large-scale projects both in an Australian and international landscape. A Bachelor’s in…

Kieran Kelly

Power Systems Engineer

Power Systems Engineer BEng, CPEng​ Kieran graduated from University College Dublin receiving a Bachelor of Engineering with honours in Mechanical Engineering. Prior to joining CTP, Kieran worked for over 5…

Darcy Denton

Senior Renewable Energy Engineer

Senior Renewable Energy Engineer BEng(Hons) , MEng Darcy joined CTP in 2016 after 5 years working in a number of engineering roles across the disciplines of electrical, mechanical and environmental…

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…

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.…

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 (Current) 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…

Aude Milcent

Finance and Operations Manager

Finance and Operations Manager Aude is a driven and motivated team member who joined CTP 2 years ago to look after the Operations and Finance management. After 4 years working…

Jodie Li

Projects Coordinator

Projects Coordinator Jodie joined CTP in 2018. With over 8 years administration experience, she is now assisting the team to coordinate project schedules, resources and information. With a marketing degree,…

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…

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 government on a…

Ashton Walker is currently studying Masters of Renewable Energy Management in the land of solar expertise, Germany. With 4 years previously at CTP, he is a specialist in Energy Modelling,…

​​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
Head of Hybrid

Managing Director Head of Hybrid 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…

Matthew Haddad

Technical Director
Head of Utility

Technical Director Head of Utility 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…

Yannick Zapf

Head of Commercial and Industrial
Business Development Manager

Head of Commercial and Industrial Business Development Manager MSc (Industrial Engineering) Yannick joined CTP after several years of work experience in the European Renewables market. He graduated from Karlsruhe Institute…

Chris Haines

Project Manager

Project 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 installations…

Pratiksha Holavannur

Project Manager

Project Manager BS, MS, MBA Pratiksha is the newest member of the Clean Technology Partners team. She joined us as the project manager in July after completing her Masters of…

Michael Lee

Senior Engineer
Team Lead

Senior Engineer Team Lead 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…

Marcus Funken

Senior Project Engineer

Senior Project Engineer BEng and BBA Marcus moved to Australia in 2015, after finishing his undergraduate and having worked for a Utility in the German energy sector. After moving to…

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…

Shehan De Fonseka

Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineer BEng(Hons) Shehan is an Electrical Engineer with over 4 years of experience in Low Voltage Switchboards, Low Voltage System Design, Estimation & Project Management. Prior to joining CTP,…

Saeed Abedi

Application Engineer

Application Engineer BEng(Hons), MEng Saeed is a qualified electrical engineer and a professional in designing small & large-scale PV systems as well as battery storage systems for commercial and power…

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…

Matthew Haddad

Technical Director
Head of Utility

Technical Director Head of Utility 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…

Syed Rizvi

Power Systems Manager

Power Systems Manager BaSc, MSc Syed joined CTP, with more than 18 years of vast and global experience of Power systems, Substation testing/ commissioning, system analysis/ planning, grid interconnection, regulatory…

Daniel Moloney

Power Systems Project Manager

Power Systems Project Manager BEng(Elecr), MSci Daniel moved to Melbourne in 2017 and joined Canadian Solar, Energy Group Australia as a Project Engineer. At Canadian Solar, he worked with Network…

Kazi Ahsanullah

Power Systems Engineer

Power Systems Engineer BEng(Hons), Ph.D., PEng Kazi brings in a broad spectrum of electrical engineering experience working on large-scale projects both in an Australian and international landscape. A Bachelor’s in…

Kieran Kelly

Power Systems Engineer

Power Systems Engineer BEng, CPEng​ Kieran graduated from University College Dublin receiving a Bachelor of Engineering with honours in Mechanical Engineering. Prior to joining CTP, Kieran worked for over 5…

Darcy Denton

Senior Renewable Energy Engineer

Senior Renewable Energy Engineer BEng(Hons) , MEng Darcy joined CTP in 2016 after 5 years working in a number of engineering roles across the disciplines of electrical, mechanical and environmental…

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…

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.…

Lachlan Bateman

Managing Director
Head of Hybrid

Managing Director Head of Hybrid 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…

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 (Current) 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…

Aude Milcent

Finance and Operations Manager

Finance and Operations Manager Aude is a driven and motivated team member who joined CTP 2 years ago to look after the Operations and Finance management. After 4 years working…

Jodie Li

Projects Coordinator

Projects Coordinator Jodie joined CTP in 2018. With over 8 years administration experience, she is now assisting the team to coordinate project schedules, resources and information. With a marketing degree,…

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…

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 government on a…

Ashton Walker is currently studying Masters of Renewable Energy Management in the land of solar expertise, Germany. With 4 years previously at CTP, he is a specialist in Energy Modelling,…

​​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…