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

Managing Director, Ric Brazzale, has been involved in the renewable energy industry for more than 30 years and was on the initial Government/Industry working group that worked on developing and implementing the Mandated Renewable Energy Target.

Prior to establishing Green Energy Markets in 2008, Ric Brazzale was the Executive Director of the Business Council for Sustainable Energy, now the Clean Energy Council. 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 Advisor Committee.

As a leading advocate for the sustainable energy industry in Australia, Ric has developed a deep and thorough understanding of the business issues affecting the sustainable energy sector and the energy sector more generally. Ric has participated in a wide range of government and industry consultative groups and has developed critical insights into the policy, market and regulatory environment surrounding energy and greenhouse. Ric is also a Director of Green Energy Trading and President of the REC Agents Association and the Voluntary Carbon Markets Association and a Board Member of the Energy Savings Industry Association and Solar Citizens.

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).

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 20 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.