Who We Are
COzero brings together leaders in energy, technology and engineering. With this joint expertise, we solve your energy problems and show you how to supercharge how your business manages and consumes energy.
COzero is a privately held company with a strong shareholder base, including: Nippon Gas, Bill Moss AO and a range of private investors.
The depth of knowledge and experience represented by our board members ensures good governance and best practice. The board is comprised of: Natalie Cooney, Shinji Wada and Geoffrey Alexander.
To be the leader in delivering smart energy solutions to businesses.
Meet The Team
COzero's hand-picked team is here to help your with your energy needs!
Chief Executive Officer
Geoff has worked in the energy space since 2004, when he co-founded neco, a pioneering energy-efficiency business. He joined COzero in 2009, taking a leading role in developing the company's smart energy retail product, and was appointed CEO in 2014. Geoff keeps busy at home too, cooking gourmet meals for his young family.
National Retail Operations Manager
Alex has a strong background in process improvement, and joined COzero in 2014 to help streamline the growing certificate creation and energy retail businesses. Alex is responsible for ensuring customers experience a smooth transition from their incumbent retailer to becoming a COzero smart energy customer.
Alex’s passions outside of work revolve around his wife and two young sons.
Business Development Representative
Ariya holds a bachelors of science from USYD and Masters of Applied Finance from Macquarie University. Ariya has a strong background in front office commodity and financial markets with a passion for providing quality solutions for his clients.
Ariya's dedication to ecological sustainability and efficient energy systems has drawn him to COzero. Outside of work Ariya enjoys history, politics and sport.
Senior Building Services Engineer
Paul has over 10 years of experience in the sustainability industry granting him a deep understanding of the life cycle of buildings, from sustainable design of new builds to post-build optimisation.
Paul spent 5 years at Lendlease in sustainability delivering some of the most efficient buildings in Australia. He has a passion for improving energy and water efficiency of existing assets to deliver savings.
Anna holds a Bachelor Degree of Accounting and Taxes and has a financial background in the technology, e-commerce and architecture industries.
Anna joined COzero in 2017 and is enjoying being a part of the brand-new finance team as well as working on accounting related duties. Outside work, her interests include traveling, hiking, reading, cooking and spending time with friends.
Vonny joined COzero in late 2017 and brings experience from Big 4 Accounting firms, the banking & Financial Service industry and the public sector. She holds a Bachelor in Accounting and Master of Commerce and is a CPA member. She has a strong background in Analysis & Reporting and finance process improvement.
Outside work, her interests include photography, movies and spending time with her family.
Tristan joined COzero in May 2018 as a Product Manager to ensure COzero’s customers get the most of the EnergyLink platform. Before joining COzero, Tristan helped build digital products in different industries, from education, sustainable fashion to skateboarding.
Outside of work, Tristan is an avid cyclist who enjoys cooking.
Richard graduated from UTS with a Bachelor of Accounting and Finance. He has worked accross the telecommunications, education, legal and now, technology sectors.
Richard joined COzero in 2017 and is excited to bring his expertise to the finance team. When he's not at work, you can find him at the gym!
Luke has recently joined the team and comes from an electrical and software engineering background. He greatly enjoys working on algorithm design, analytics and problem solving.
Before COzero, Luke co-founded his first company - an online livestock trading platform, whilst attending the University of Sydney. Outside of work Luke enjoys being active, reading and cooking.
Chief Technology Officer
As Chief Technology Officer Joel is responsible for the delivery of COzero's core technologies – EnergyLink and MarketLink.
Before joining COzero Joel was a founding member of Ausgrid's Smart Grid engineering team, helping deliver their Smart Grid programme. In his spare time he enjoys time on the bike, on the slopes and capturing the world around through photography.
Chief Operating Officer
Stuart has been involved in the sustainability and energy efficiency sector for over 10 years, with a passion for delivering tangible savings for customers.
Stuart spent three years driving sustainability at PMP before joining COzero in 2013 in order to drive the development and implementation of EnergyLink, and was appointed COO in 2015.
Olivier trained as an electrical engineer at UNSW. After graduation he worked as an embedded software engineer at Cochlear.
During this time he went back to his home country, Rwanda. Here he spearheaded a project that repurposed waste from bio-fuel into clean fuel for cooking stoves. This new found passion for energy inspired him to move from Cochlear and join COzero as a software engineer.
Joining COZero in late 2016, Matthew has a background in Software Engineering and Commercial R&D. He enjoys building and working with distributed software architectures and digital signal processing.
Prior to joining COzero, Matthew was involved in the commercialisation of an Australian-invented advanced lead acid Energy Storage technology. Matthew's passions outside of work include Soccer, Guitar and Mountain Biking.
Energy Solutions Engineer
Christopher is a customer-focused engineer, identifying electricity savings through design, monitoring, and energy audits. Through support materials, feature design, and platform feedback, he builds the EnergyLink customer experience. He brings to COzero a wealth of experience in energy efficiency, systems analysis, and renewables.
Outside the office he enjoys live music and building bicycles.
Full Stack Developer
Jeremy joined the COzero dev team in December 2016, combining his passion for sustainability with his skills in web development. He holds an Environmental Science degree with first class honours and has five years experience as a web developer.
Outside work, Jeremy volunteers for the State Emergency Service and enjoys cross country skiing, trail running and scuba diving.
Web Designer / Developer
Ivan holds a Bachelor Degree of Communication in Advertising and offers experience across a range of marketing and design disciplines such as marketing strategies, creative advertising, graphic design, user experience, web design and development.
He joined COzero in 2015 in order to enhance the customer experience of both our website and our core technologies EnergyLink and MarketLink.
Senior UX Designer
Michele's a Strategic Innovator, CX/UX/UI Designer, and Design Thinker helping organisations understand who their customer is and the problem they are trying to solve.
Prior to COzero she worked at the Pepper Innovation Centre, leading the Startup Accelerator program as an Innovation Portfolio Manager and as a Design Innovation Practitioner at UTS Design Innovation Research Centre.
Full Stack Developer
John joined the COzero dev team after completing a Diploma of Software Development at Coder Academy. He is transitioning into the tech industry and joining COzero team combines his passion for environmental sustainability and coding.
Outside of work John enjoys working on coding side-projects, playing board games (not Monopoly!), and art.
Josh writes code, mostly Ruby, at COzero. He is also a current PhD candidate at the Writing & Society Research Centre, helps run the independent record label Inna Riddim, and hosts the Altitude 507 podcast.
Technology Support Assistant
Belinda joined COzero in 2016 to manage on site technology and allow the business to operate smoothly. She provides support to the company covering hardware and software.
Outside of work, Belinda is currently completing her combined degree of Renewable Energy Engineering and Commerce (Marketing) at UNSW. Her interests include humanitarian engineering in developing countries and playing Ultimate Frisbee.
Energy Services Support
Lachlan graduated from Macquarie University with a Bachelor of Science in Geophysics. He is providing support to the Operations team while also delivering and monitoring COzero's EnergyLink system.
Lachlan's passion and enthusiasm for efficient and clean energy systems will help bring savings to our customers and our environment. Outside of work Lachlan enjoys the beach and participating in sport.
EnergyLink pinpoints usage to focus efforts, delivering the greatest savings.
Waratah Building Management
EnergyLink helps me help my clients with their energy.
We were amazed by the savings!
Neeta City Shopping Centre
COzero helps us do more with our energy.