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Who we are 

The power of purpose, transformative technology, niche expertise, and partnerships at the nexus of energy and mobility markets

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Our team
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Daniel Hilson

CEO,

Founder

Daniel has 15 years of experience delivering state significant energy and mobility projects. He sets strategic direction, is lead consultant on major projects and works as an advocate for zero-emissions transport. He holds a MComm and MEnv Sci.

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Max Zaporoshenko

Zero Emissions

Transport Director

Electrical engineer with experience spanning the full spectrum; from technical design and implementation of generation and distribution systems, to energy retailing, compliance with regulatory frameworks and financial modelling of complex new business models for decentralised systems. He holds Bachelor degrees in Finance and Electrical Engineering.

 

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Sohaib Rafique

Zero Emissions

Transport Engineer

Sohaib has over 4 years of research experience in eMobility coupled with 6 years of industry experience in process optimization. His key areas of expertise include modelling of electrical networks, electric vehicles, and optimisation of distributed energy resources. He is pursuing a PhD on the impacts of eMobility on electric grid. He has co-authored 18 scientific publications.

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Srikanth Shastry

Zero Emissions

Transport Director

Srikanth has over 15 years of work experience during which he has worn many hats: programmer, researcher, transport planner, policy analyst. He holds a Masters' degree in Civil Engineering and Management (specialising in Transportation) and a Bachelors' degree in Mechanical Engineering

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Zero Emissions

Transport Engineer

Gazinga has joined the team as an intern while completing her PhD, helping to develop practical solutions that can resolve challenges that face the adoption of EV in Australia. 

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Jon Burdekin

UK Fleet Consultant

With 30 years’ experience in the UK leasing and fleet finance industry, Jon has extensive knowledge in all aspects of fleet management.

A subject matter expert in the adoption of electric vehicles into company fleets, Jon also has deep levels of knowledge in the tax efficient alternatives to company vehicle funding – with particular experience in the adoption of Salary Sacrifice schemes for EVs.

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Nick Butlin

CTO,

Co-Founder

Serial entrepreneur including being a founding member of one of Europe's most successful demand aggregation platforms and energy retailer, and helping with implementation of pan European charging infrastructure networks.  He is a Chartered Engineer, has an MEng in Mechanical Engineering and a CIMA Adv. Dip. in Management Accounting 

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Gerardo Zarazua de Rubens

Zero Emissions

Transport Director

Gerardo has over 8 years of experience on eMobility and  energy systems across Europe, North America and sub-Saharan Africa. He is a consultant and business developer leading strategic engagements across Europe. He holds a PhD on eMobility and V2G supported by a portfolio of over 35 co-authored scientific publications. 

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Will Bean

Zero Emissions

Transport Analyst

Strong foundational knowledge of science and technology.

Offers a skill set of data analysis, modelling and technical writing. Will holds Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical and Biomolecular) and Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) degrees

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Ashley Mutch

Operations

Manager

Keeping the operational side of the company running smoothly, while the technical and marketing gurus get on with creating industry-leading apps and systems.

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Syed Nawazish Ali

Zero Emissions

Transport Engineer

Syed has 6 years of academic, industry and research experience in eMobility. His key expertise includes control design for powertrain problems of electric vehicles. He is pursuing a PhD in the same research area and completed several projects in Asia, Europe, and Australia. He has authored and co-authored 17 scientific publications.

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Stig Hansen

EV Logistics Market Specialist

25 years experience in the energy, transport & logistics sectors, specialising in modelling, simulation, optimisation and automation of asset intensive & complex operational business environments. As Business Development Director for INFORM, he delivered world leading parcel distribution centre, container terminal and building material fleet optimisation solutions across APAC, Europe & North America where he also was a frequent conference speaker. He holds a Masters Degree in Control Engineering / Robotics, and Post Grad Diploma in Business Management.

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Lynnard Cucksey

Zero Emissions

Transport Director

Wealth of experience gained in senior private and public leadership roles in automotive and eMobility sectors across start-ups (including his own), Australian Government, ACT Government, South Australian Government and in private enterprise including GM Holden. An Electrical Engineer by training, Lenny holds a Grad. Dip. in Business Management.

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Warner Priest

Special Advisor,

Hydrogen Solutions

 Warner has 29 years in the energy sector with a focus on smart sustainable energy solutions and is a world leader in the integrated hydrogen solutions value-chain. He has supported the drafting of both state and national hydrogen strategies / roadmaps. Developed and delivered Australia’s first and largest renewable hydrogen solution in South Australia for AGIG.  Authored and delivered several CIGRE papers, is an Electrical Engineer NHD Elec Eng HC with a Postgraduate Certificate in Business Management.

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Usama Irshad

Zero Emissions

Transport Engineer

Usama has 5 years of research and academic experience in eMobility and electrical power systems. He is pursuing a PhD on smart grid incorporating electric vehicles. His key areas of expertise include EV charging management and optimisation of distributed energy resources. He has authored and co-authored 18 scientific publications.

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Shadman Habib

Zero Emissions

Transport Analyst

Final year Electrical Engineering student with a strong understanding of power and control systems design and analysis. Also offering an adaptable skillset in data analysis and programming to build financial models and run simulations within an engineering focused environment.

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Kirsty Dagnall

Marketing

Manager

With over 12 years’ experience in marketing and business strategy, Kirsty is a creative marketer who thrives on helping companies succeed. After leading and mentoring numerous sales and marketing departments, Kirsty has an in depth knowledge of all marketing disciplines and people leadership. With her passion for brand and communication, she’s known for developing deeply relevant content and highly successful marketing campaigns.

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