Our team

Our dedicated team can help inform and support your participation in renewable energy and energy efficiency certificate markets.

Ric Brazzale

Ric Brazzale – BComm, MBA

Managing Director

Ric Brazzale is the Managing Director of Green Energy Markets and has more than 30 years’ experience in the energy sector.

Prior to establishing Green Energy Markets in 2008, Ric was the Executive Director of the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE), now the Clean Energy Council, and a leading advocate for renewable energy and energy efficiency markets in Australia. During this time, Ric was actively involved in the development and implementation of a broad range of solar energy and energy efficiency policies and programs, including participating on the Government’s initial REC Advisory Committee.

Before joining the BCSE, Ric worked in a number of business development and finance roles with large publicly listed companies, including Fletcher Challenge Energy, John Holland and Woodside Petroleum.

Tristan Edis

Tristan Edis

Director - Analysis and Advisory

Tristan Edis has 13 years’ experience analysing energy and climate change policy issues and the associated markets, industries and technologies. He is one of Australia’s most prominent expert commentators on the renewable energy industry and climate change mitigation policy.

His experience most recently was as the editor of Australia’s leading daily news and analysis website on the business and politics of climate change – Climate Spectator.  This publication acted as the key reference source on market, policy and industry issues affecting the renewable energy sector in Australia.

In addition Tristan Edis has also been involved in leading research on carbon abatement certificate markets and renewable energy through his time working at the Grattan Institute, Ernst & Young’s project finance advisory division, the Clean Energy Council and the Australian Government’s Greenhouse Office (which then became the Department of Climate Change).

Caroline Robertson

Caroline Robertson – M MechEng

Energy Efficiency Manager

Caroline's role focuses on investigating and commercialising new business opportunities within the energy efficiency sector. 

Caroline joined the Green Energy Group in 2011. Prior to settling in Australia, Caroline completed her Masters in Mechanical Engineering at Imperial College, London. She specialised in renewable energy and low cost development technologies, and her thesis was based on bio-fuel production in Sierra Leone.

Emily Perin

Emily Perin

Projects Manager

Emily has performed numerous roles for the Green Energy Group, and now supports the organisation in her role as Projects Manager.

Emily joined the Green Energy Group in 2008, but has been working in sustainable energy for more than 15 years. She commenced her career with Energy Developments in an administrative role, and later moved to the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (now Clean Energy Council) as Office Manager.