Board of Directors

 

John Wayland – Business Development, Technologies Researcher and Director

Formally an Audit Partner of Wayland and Wayland, Chartered Accountants, Director of Lumley Technology Ltd - The I.T. service provider to Lumley Insurance Ltd and Chairman for National Management Services (Aust.) Pty Ltd - a joint venture with Leighton Contractors for the development of 70 Philip Street, Sydney, for the Commonwealth of Australia, The Prime Minister and Cabinet Offices’ and the University and Schools’ Club.

In the late 90’s John was publisher of directories covering Quality, Environment, Finance, Risk and Telecommunications, a Councilor for Environment Management Industry Association of Australia and Co Chairman AMEX – The Environmental Trade Exhibition, in conjunction with the Department of Business and Regional Development. John became involved in commercial property development, telephony and e-commerce industries and then the GM for a manufacturer of springs for the rail, mining and automotive industry.

John is a former Director Green Bank Australia Pty Limited, a carbon trader, aggregator, and reseller of Renewable Emission Certificates. As a Director of Carbon Managers he identifies technologies that reduce the emissions through the use of alternate fuel sources such as mine methane, municipal methane from waste tips and other sources. He researchers low capital costs energy efficiencies strategies for buildings such as cogeneration, trigeneration, smart metering and switching for lighting, refrigeration, PC power management. He undertakes research into emissions reductions solutions in the transport sector assessing aero foils, fuel mixes, driver retraining and regulatory barriers. He has given papers to the Rail industry in India and has the job of identifying opportunities for that technology in India.

Fiona O'Hehir - Non Executive Director

Fiona O’Hehir has 20 years experience in renewable energy sector. She has worked with government agencies and private industry to deliver a range of industry development projects and service using her extensive expertise in power electronics and power conversion. She has been a longstanding board member of the Clean Energy Council and represented Australia at COP10. For the last six years she has been running her own business being the largest independent trader of environmental credits in Australia.

She is the Australian representative on the Executive Committee of the International Energy Agency Photo-voltaics Power Systems Program (PVPS) and Chair of the Australian PV Association. Past appointments include Chair of the Australian and New Zealand Solar Energy Society (2003) and Chair of the Policy Group for the Australian CRC for Renewable Energy.