leadership

Mark A. Tipping
Managing Director

An accomplished disruptor, Mark is passionate about providing energy anywhere to everyone; from safe, simple, plug-and-play technology that can be installed by virtually anyone, to large energy storage solutions delivered complete and ready for connection.

A technology strategist who has successfully led complex and challenging transformations in complicated and at times politically hostile environments for more than 25 years.

Andrew Gallaway, AM
Operations and Defence

Andrew is a senior executive, leader, and change agent with high-ranking Military experience who, over a 30-year career, has led transformations across Government and corporate environments to deliver lasting change and significant financial and performance benefits for organisations.

Andrew well understands the importance of developing pragmatic solutions that simply must be delivered when there are no other options.

Kate Donaldson
People and Customer Experience

Kate is an experienced business leader with deep functional experience in people, culture and change. A forward thinker, creative strategist, culture creator and team builder with a strong record of delivering business growth, efficient and effective organisational practices and improved performance.

Kate is driven with a passion for facilitating positive and sustainable workplaces and a positive workplace experience.

Dave Weinstein
Technology and Engineering

Dave has an extensive portfolio and a Silicon Valley Entrepreneur in the IT Space. He also has experience in diverse roles over his career as an i-banker with Gramercy throughout Asia and CEO of Disruptive Thermodynamics in Singapore delivering on projects that could “move the needle” in significant ways.  He has contributed to solving freshwater supply and massive energy problems caused by AC inefficiency.  He has assisted in acting as a strategic Consultant for Cleantech, Blue tech and High-Tech start-ups. Dave has joined EPA as our CTO and bringing experience and enthusiasm to the mix of technology. Dave migrated from Singapore to Australia in December 2020.

Michael Lloyd
Manufacturing and Quality

Michael is Passionate about reinvigorating Sovereign Manufacturing in Australia and plans to use his previous experiences both in Australia and Internationally to achieve this goal.

A Manufacturing and Product Development professional with 30+ years of experience in Automotive, Strategic Infrastructure, FMCG and Power Generation sectors, combined with experience lecturing in Managing risk at university level provides a broad manufacturing skill base to draw on.

Franca Mazzarella
Chief of Staff

With more than two decades of administrative management and the position of Executive Assistant behind her, Franca is well positioned as Chief of Staff. 

Years of managing gaming and entertainment venues has enabled her to develop skills in resolving a wide variety of client's challenges and concerns often in difficult situations. She is kind and understanding yet firm.

Dr. Mark Sandford
Business Services

Mark has worked around the world as an Anaesthetist for the last 35 years specialising in working with elite athletes. He is current Economics Advisory Officer of the Victorian section of the Australian Society of Anaesthetists and has previously held other leading positions with the ASA, Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists and the Australian Medical Association.

Mark is passionate about improving access to energy for disadvantaged communities around the world and is Co-Founder of Edison Projects Australia.

Michael Barwell
Data Analysis

Michael is founder and CEO of Telligence and its hosting business AusTiger Hosting.

Michael brings a mix of startup and bootstrapped business experience, high end data analysis skills and long-term web-based development project experience with a focus on iOT protocols, machine data and pragmatic implementations.