Meet the team

Robert Rorrison

Rob Rorrison

Chairman

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Rob commenced his career as a Chartered Account where he specialised in the Insolvency and Restructuring businesses before joining Macquarie Group’s Investment Banking business where he worked for 25 years, including as Chairman Asia for Macquarie Capital’s Asian Resources business, until March 2015.

Over his career Rob has worked across Finance, Capital Markets, M&A, Principal Investments and Corporate Restructuring businesses in Australia, Asia and the UK. Rob was a member of the National Listing Committee for the Australian Stock Exchange from 1993 to 2000 and deputy Chair of the ASX Listing Appeals Committee from 2000 to 2008.

In addition to his role with Climate Capital, Rob is a Director of Banro Corporation Ltd, Twenty Seven Co. Limited (ASX:TSC) and Chairman of Vecco Group Pty Ltd.

Dominic Churchill

Dominic Churchill

Chief Executive Officer

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Dominic is Climate Capital’s Chief Executive Officer and responsible for executing the company’s operational and strategic initiatives.

Dominic joined Climate Capital in 2015 where he led the development of its corporate-focused project investment strategy, on the back of which Climate Capital successfully closed its first capital raising in March 2018.

Prior to Climate Capital, Dominic was a corporate finance analyst at Value Adviser Associates with a focus on unlisted infrastructure asset valuation and advisory. Starting in 2012, Dominic also worked on a range of transaction advisory engagements for ASX-listed and bluechip companies in the healthcare, IT, financial services and agriculture sectors.

In addition to his role as Chief Executive Officer and Director of Climate Capital, Dominic is a Director of Newbridge Solar Assets Pty Ltd.

Shane Bartel

Shane Bartel

Chief Operating Officer
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Shane is an experienced wind, solar and hydro project developer who leads Climate Capital’s development team.

Since 2007, Shane’s experience extends across the asset development cycle and includes has included leading acquisition, design, environmental approval and commercial activities on behalf of wind, solar, biomass and wave power developers and delivering innovative asset ownership structures for embedded generation assets.

Most recently, Shane has led the development of the Cattle Hill Wind Farm (Tasmania) which is now under development by Goldwind Australia.

In addition to his role with Climate Capital, Shane is a consultant to the Macquarie Island redevelopment team and a Director of TasRenewables Pty Ltd, a mini hydro project developer

Jake Potter

Jake Potter

Investment Analyst

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Jake is an Investment Analyst at Climate Capital and supports the executive team across core functions of the business including financial modelling, project due diligence and investor relations.

Prior to joining Climate Capital, Jake was an Analyst at a boutique corporate advisory practice where he provided key support on a range of sell-side mandates and valuation engagements for clients including institutional investors, ASX-listed corporates and government-owned businesses.

Jake was also responsible for leading the business’s SME-focused valuation business unit where he oversaw the end-to-end delivery of engagements to a diverse range of industry sectors including renewable energy, construction, retail and IT.

Jake attended RMIT University where he completed his Bachelor of Commerce graduating with Distinction average. Jake is also a level one candidate in the CFA program.

Philip Bayley

Philip Bayley

Consultant

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Phil is a consultant to Climate Capital and provides energy market and economic support to the executive team.

Phil’s consulting work includes market analysis, cost-benefit and feasibility studies and policy. Phil’s recent experience includes economic advisory to a national logistics business, major energy infrastructure owner, energy and renewables developers, start-ups in energy and tourism, and various levels of government.

Phil worked for 10 years in a role that involved overseeing State-owned energy businesses including commercial strategy, major transactions (in gas, electricity, renewables and retail), market analysis, corporate planning, performance analysis and revenue forecasting.

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