Advisory Board

Industry Advisory Board

Recognised Leaders within the Renewable Energy Sector!
Charles Rendigs
Charles Rendigs

Coming from a successful finance background in New York City in 2005, Charles became involved in a very early Carbon Accounting firm in Australia.

After the carbon price was removed, he concentrated on energy efficiency and renewable energy generation companies and invested in them. Charles is a self-motivated professional providing practical energy efficiency/generation/storage solutions to a variety of market segments; Government, commercial and industrial. Energy management, WPC creation, carbon and asset/infrastructure protection are key drivers.

Sustainability consultant…waste, energy, product design/inputs, modern slavery compliance/reporting/APCO/FSC.

Director of Australian Institute of Energy – Fellow. Nat’l Board, Deputy Chair Melbourne, Member of Energy Efficiency Council, Facility Management Australia and Smart Energy Council.

Energy Lab – Mentor
Startup Bootcamp – Mentor
Vernier Society – Committee Member
Living Legacy Forest – Board Member

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Rohan Ogier

Consultant at Rohan Ogier

Rohan plays a key role in driving the development and delivery of new initiatives to improve the capacity and capability of business systems and staff, particularly in the management of infrastructure projects within a ‘partnering’ environment.

Helping people and organisations to work together to adopt innovations and new ways of working through identifying the drivers for success that each partner needs and assisting them through implementation.

A very skilled and capable individual, Rohan’s experience and knowledge of regulated infrastructure businesses, together with his ability to get the best out of people, is a valuable asset to organisations.

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Adam Ryan
Adam Ryan

Passionate about making a difference by tackling difficult business challenges via the utilization of innovation in unique and disruptive ways. Adam has a successful track record of taking businesses in the early stages or companies and finding ways of collaborating with industry and key strategic players to execute.

He has experience in early-stage businesses to public companies across product and innovation roles, got To Market and sales roles and board roles. He is also giving back to the next generation through a series of mentorship relationships and his work at Monash University, which is one of the leading business schools in Australia.

Specialties: Product Innovation, Design Thinking, Operational Excellence, Start-Ups and High Growth Companies, Payments, Technology Boards, Technology Architecture, Business Process Improvement, Procurement, Tech Go To Market Strategies/Execution, and Seed Investing.

Over 20 years of experience and knowledge at the executive and board levels in technology-based (hardware and software) businesses. A successful track record of product innovation, strategy and execution of building sustainable companies across a variety of sectors through various stages.

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Peter Riddell

Involved in International business, trade, logistics, and education for 43 years; 38 of those years in management, senior executive positions, including Executive and non-Executive Directorships and Board Memberships, in a number of Australian and overseas businesses as well as Chair of a peak logistics industry organisation.

His career saw him Managing Director of a large international Sea & Air Logistics business, before founding Global Trade Links (GTL), and becoming a pre-eminent advisor and consultant to Australian and International Importers and Exporters, looking at improvements in many aspects of international trade and logistics for customers, both in cost reductions and improved methodologies and efficiencies.

Holding an Industry Training Qualification, Peter also provides in-house training, tailored to meet the individual requirements of businesses involved in International Trade. He  has been a key-note speaker on International trading and logistics matters,  at Industry events/Universities.  Using Peter’s experience, GTL has also ventured into international trading in its own right, major project management, as well as offering businesses an international procurement service, and in-house logistics advice & services.

Following graduation from RMIT University, Peter went on to lecture (part-time) at three Universities, in International Business Under-graduate and Masters degrees, (Subjects included  : International Law & Marketing, International Shipping and Logistics, Culture in International Business, Business Communications), and similarly lecturing at several Industry Organisations/Colleges (Institute of Export/College of International Business).

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Rob Stewart

Rob has a passion for business ethics and values based economics.

This passion led Rob to co-found Social Enterprise Asset Management in 2020 after a successful 30 year career managing his family business in the school uniform industry. SEAM’s focus is on creating shared value for people and the planet by solving complex multi stakeholder problems. SEAM works with all stakeholders to facilitate win / win outcomes. Our values create value.

Rob is a “blue sky” thinker who empowers his colleagues and partners to analyse deeply, to think creatively and to act boldly.

A practical creative, Rob explores the interface between spirituality and business practice.

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