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Executive Team

Scott Wooldridge - CEO

Scott comes to Energy Action with over 15 years’ experience in various senior executive positions across the electrical and IT industries.

Most recently Mr Wooldridge was Vice President, Industry Business with Schneider Electric Australia, a position he held since January 2009. At Schneider Electric Mr Wooldridge played a key role in growing revenue and profits, leading corporate acquisitions and integration, as well as in developing and deploying strategic plans. Prior to this he held various senior positions with Citect, culminating in his appointment in 2006 as Citect’s Managing Director, Oceania.

Barry Denton - Executive Director, Sales

Barry has been with Energy Action since its inception in 2000.

Barry began his working life in the Australian Army, serving with the 5th 7th Battalion Royal Australian Regiment. Barry served overseas with the Battalion and proudly wears his medals and his Grandfather’s World War Two medals on ANZAC Day and other military occasions.

After leaving the military Barry began his sales career, working in finance and manufacturing before holding senior sales positions at Integral Energy.

Barry currently heads up sales for Energy Action and in this role has overseen strong and consistent sales growth over the company’s ten years of operations.

Edward Hanna - Executive Director, Sustainability Solutions

Edward has a background in energy pricing and energy trading, and in his previous role with the company developed and refined the systems and processes which support the growth of the Energy Action business.

Edward has been involved in the energy industry since the deregulation of the NSW electricity market commenced in 1997. His experience in bringing complex ideas to market in a complex and dynamic marketplace keeps Energy Action at the forefront of change in the Australian energy market.

Edward is currently a fellow of the Australian Institute of Energy, a member of the Alternative Technology Association, and a member of the CEO Institute. Along with his honours degree from University of Sydney, he has a diploma in financial management, specialising in electricity derivatives.

Nathan Francis - Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary

Nathan joined Energy Action in March 2012 bringing over 15 years experience across the functions of finance, taxation, company secretarial, compliance and corporate governance. In his previous role he spent 7 years with the ASX listed Charter Hall Group in roles of Deputy CFO, CFO and Company Secretary. Nathan also gained 7 years experience with PricewaterhouseCoopers in audit and transaction services which included 2 years in the United Kingdom.

Nathan is a chartered accountant and chartered secretary and holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting and Finance).

Helge Sangkuhl - General Manager, Operations

Helge joined Energy Action in 2010 to deepen the company’s capability to manage the large and growing number of energy auctions and management and reporting teams in the Activ8 service departments.

Helge has spent 30 years working within operations in both private and public sector organisations, including eight years in a major NSW energy retailer and spent six years as the Operations Manager in a professional services consultancy with energy retailers as major customers.

Helge leads a team of specialists who implement energy buying and management strategies for electricity and gas in both the small and large market for all of Energy Action's clients.

Helge has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of NSW.

Troy Davis -General Manager - Product Development, IT, Facilities

Troy joined Energy Action in 2005, bringing to the business his extensive knowledge of refrigeration, air conditioning and information technology.

During this time Troy has been an integral member in growing and evolving Energy Action’s business products, systems, processes and capabilities.

Troy is currently completing a Diploma in System Administration.

Rebecca Tucker -General Manager - Marketing & Analytics

Rebecca joined Energy Action in 2011 to lead Energy Action's marketing department. She has spent over 10 years marketing for organisations in both the private and public sectors including market leaders in electronics, security, agriculture, and cleaning and sanitation services.

Her role within the senior management team provides an extensive background, across a diverse range of industries. Her experience encompasses all facets of marketing including advertising, public relations, e-marketing, product management and corporate branding specific to business-to-business environments.

Rebecca holds a double degree in Psychology and Communications.