Robert Rorrison

Rob Rorrison

Executive Chairman

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.

Shane Bartel

Chief Executive Officer

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

Since 2002, Shane’s experience extends across the asset development cycle and includes 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 Low Head Wind Farm and Cattle Hill Wind Farm (Tasmania), the latter of which is now under construction by Goldwind Australia.  

In addition to his role with Climate Capital, Shane is the President of Sustainable Living Tasmania and a Director of Tas Renewable Energy Pty Ltd, a developer of water racelines and mini hydro generation.

Since 2002, Shane’s experience extends across the asset development cycle and includes 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 Low Head Wind Farm and Cattle Hill Wind Farm (Tasmania), the latter of which is now under construction by Goldwind Australia.  

In addition to his role with Climate Capital, Shane is the President of Sustainable Living Tasmania and a Director of Tas Renewable Energy Pty Ltd, a developer of water racelines and mini hydro generation.

 

Jake Potter

Jake Potter

Investment Analyst

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’ 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 two candidate in the CFA program.

Philip Bayley

Philip Bayley

Consultant

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.