Meet the Team
The passionate, experienced & versatile professionals seeking a sustainable future.
The mavericks that work at Clenergy all share the same vision and values. We’re motivated by constantly innovating, seeking excellence through quality, and believing that service to colleagues and our clients is paramount.
Daniel Hong is Clenergy’s Chief Executive Officer, leading the company as it builds a platform that empowers the renewables industry worldwide. He holds an EMBA from China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) and a Master of Engineering in Telecommunications from Swinburne University of Technology (Australia). Additionally, Daniel has more than 20 years in project and corporate management. Daniel’s leadership experience includes growing consumer technology companies and scaling global marketplaces. He is an innovative entrepreneur who co-founded Clenergy in 2007 with two other founders. He gained his stripes over the years working with world-renowned companies such as Read, Auscom, NEC Australia, and IBM. He championed different roles, including Chief Representative, Chief Consultant, etc. Daniel has a deep commitment to the community and corporate social responsibility. He sets a culture of giving back to our industry. He is our progressive leader and thrives on growing our brand.
Vince has been part of the Clenergy family since 2010. Starting out as our National Sales Manager, he soon took over the reins as Country Manager and now based in the Australian headquarters, Vince spearheads our global PV Distribution division. Before joining Clenergy, Vince developed his commercial skills in the Information Technology & Telecommunication industry, managing Distribution, Commercial and Enterprise accounts with NEC Corporation. Since the beginning Vince has employed a ‘hands-on’ management style, ensuring his people are passionate experts who drive excellence in support of their customers. Moving forward, he sees solar transforming many of the environmental and energy challenges facing our world today and wants to make a meaningful contribution to the industry, his company and his partners.
Having joined the company over 10 years ago, Geza is a veteran in the PV industry and has worked across several business divisions at Clenergy, including product management, marketing, product development, and engineering. As the Engineering Manager, Geza oversees a dedicated team of civil, structural and geotechnical engineers, delivering complex engineering solutions and certifications for PV mounting structures utilised in solar projects of all sizes. Geza is originally from Hungary, having moved to Australia in 2009, and has a Master of Business and Engineering from the University of Stuttgart (HdM). In his spare time, Geza enjoys travelling and adventuring with his family as well as surfing.
Dennis has over 20 years of experience as a Senior Finance Executive in FMCG and manufacturing industry particularly in international business management and multi-national operations in Europe and Asia. Dennis has all round financial, business, legal, IT, HR and logistics management skills.
Robert has been working in the solar industry with Clenergy for over 10 years. He set up and ran an office for Clenergy Malaysia for three years as an expat. His interests include the Internet of things, robotics and vexillology. Robert is passionate about an Australian Republic and has designed a unique “Copernican Model” for an Australian Republic. He has a BSc in Computer Science, a BAppSci in Mathematics & Statistics, a Graduate Certificate in Systems Engineering from RMIT and a MicroMasters in Supply Chain Management.
Sean Guzzi is a National Channel Manager who partners with retailers, wholesalers, and solar installers to grow their business and engage with Clenergy and its products effectively. After spending nearly a decade working in the solar PV market, Sean knows what truly drives solar PV installers, wholesalers and distributors—and it’s not just price. It’s how well you connect with the people you’re trying to help and communicate your understanding back to them. Sean has been interviewed on the popular Solar Insiders podcast, has become the face of the company on many social media channels, and is the host of Clenergy Australia’s online video content, teaching customers and installers how best to engage with our products and services. In addition to his extensive channel management experience, Sean is a trained sales & negotiation coach.
Aurore Pont has been with Clenergy Australia since 2011 and currently serves as Operations Manager. Collaborating with many departments, she oversees the daily activities of our business while maintaining a thriving company culture. She is passionate about our industry and proud to work in a multicultural environment. Aurore holds a master’s degree in International Business from Inseec Business School in Paris. She is a keen member of the CEC’s Women In Renewables and of Toastmasters, a not-for-profit educational organisation teaching public speaking and leadership skills.
Aaron looks after our credits Control/GM, statutory reporting, budgeting and so much more! He has a Graduate Diploma of Business IT from Swinburne University of Technology and Bachelor of Commerce from Deakin University. Aaron is also a CPA.
Alex Ren is an experienced accountant with a demonstrated history of working in the renewable energy industry. He is a reliable accounting professional with a master’s degree in professional accounting, a master’s degree of finance and a CPA accreditation. Skilled in accounting systems, financial reporting and modelling, business analysis, importation, logistic and stock management, project accounting, taxation, Alex's expertise is an important element of Clenergy Australia.
Ivan began his career with Clenergy as a PV engineer. Through the years he acquired new skills from different aspects of the business such as project management, logistics, inventory management and transitioned into a sales engineering role to support the company’s growth in the C&I Sector. Ivan is now an account manager at Clenergy where he services and supports our partners with their business growth and C&I opportunities all the way from design work to logistics planning. Ivan has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and a keen interest in new battery storage systems of the future, particularly hydrogen fuel cells!
Jose is an experienced Account Manager with an extensive technical and sales background. He is responsible for customer relationship and stakeholder management, and has in-depth knowledge in delivering technical aspects and complex projects. He worked at Clenergy within the early stages of the organisation’s growth and has now gained 10 years experience in the solar industry, which has allowed him to broaden his knowledge in many aspects of solar. He is very passionate about renewable energy, and is an avid soccer and sports fanatic!
Graeme has been in the work force for 43 years, 38 of those was in the communication industry in various operations management roles and various customer service management roles. Graeme brought this experience to Clenergy where his initial role was to manage the warranty division which then diversified into the role of managing the D2D invoicing process for the Australian team.
Steve has been in the renewables industry for over a decade with proven energy-related technical and project management skills. Steve holds a postgraduate degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Manchester (UK). Steve manages all new product innovations for Clenergy Australia. He prioritises designs as per customer requirements, defining the product vision, and working closely with our global R&D team, engineering to deliver winning solutions.
Stella specialises in complex residential and commercial PV installations throughout Australia and overseas. Previously, Stella gained experience in Venezuela working in the consultancy sector for the design and construction of building structures. Her background in design enables her to support Clenergy’s technical department and product development team. This support is pivotal in relation to existent and future mounting system products. Stella also holds an MBA degree. This commercial acumen, coupled with engineering expertise, allows her to bridge the gap between engineering, sales, and project managers. She has developed more awareness to the sustainable methods available for building solar PV systems and structures. She is eager to attain greater knowledge in sustainable construction techniques for their application on future renewable projects.
Yuneska has been rocking the engineering field for the last 10 years. Her background is cross-disciplinary, between project management, seismic hazard, and geotechnical field. Since the start of her career at Clenergy she has helped develop geotechnical and engineering solutions for projects in the commercial, residential, and utility sectors. She also supports the structural analysis for roof mounting systems. Her addition to the team brought a deep insight of the impact of the ground conditions and the importance of footing design. Originally from Venezuela, where she gained a double degree in civil engineering and civil constructions. Yuneska states: "soil conditions are like opening Forrest Gump’s box of chocolates - you just never know what you’re gonna get, it makes me so excited with every project!"
With a background in engineering and project management and a degree in civil engineering, Andres possesses experiences in a diverse range of international markets. He has experience and a working knowledge of noise control and acoustics that allow him to quickly understand and aid in maintaining construction noise restrictions to enable projects to comply with local regulatory requirements. With a sound ability to understand client priorities and to develop working relationships with clients, regulatory authorities and contractors complemented with site/structural assessment and construction site experience combined with his design knowledge, Andres is a valuable colleague to the Clenergy team where he delivers quality service and solutions for our clients.
As an experienced customer service manager, Liina's enthusiastic and proactive approach results in being an amazing account manager. She has developed the ability to coach, give feedback, build morale and roll out initiatives. Liina has a proven ability to handle high-profile and hands-on management roles that require commercial acumen and creative flair. Liina is ambitious and passionate about her work. She is a hardworking team player and manager who possesses a high standard of personal work ethic.
Hannah oversees the supply of all orders from our warehouses within Australia. Hannah brings a strong customer service focus to her role, having gained experience providing customer support in the challenging environment of debt recovery. Hannah also assists the AU team in managing and driving resolutions on a wide variety of issues with the aim of continual improvement and upstream problem solving. She graduated with honours from Monash University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts, specialising in English literature and creative writing.
Shams supports our client base with product solutions relying on his core strength of problem solving and product knowledge. Shams came to Clenergy after working with Monash Microgrid systems where he developed his problem solving and communication skills as an electrical engineer. Shams majored in electrical engineering from Monash University. When he's not keeping busy with technical support, you can find him at the badminton courts with most of the Clenergy team.
Maheen assists the customers with their technical enquiries and comes up with the best possible solar racking solution for their project. He applies his engineering knowledge gained at Monash Uni, with his existing product knowledge to help our customers to the best of his abilities.
Kee is the Global IT manager at Clenergy Australia where he leads the company’s IT and organisational transformation, focusing on delivering cost savings and implementing technologies, tools and processes needed to advance Clenergy as a digital leader. Before his current role, Kee was the IT Manager at an automotive distribution company where he helped accelerate the adoption of cloud computing. Kee holds a bachelor’s degree in technology from Monash University and a master’s degree in information technology from Swinburne University. He is based in Melbourne, Australia.
Samir facilitates the business in thinking, acting and communicating from the inside out. He looks after the brand strategy, communications and social media. He worked in the renewables industry for 10 years, and prior to that in the FMCG, tourism and education sectors. He has worked and travelled across Asia, Europe, South America and the Middle-East. He has an MBA from UWA and masters in Marketing from ECU (WA). He is a proud Victorian resident whilst not forgetting his West Australian roots. Go Dockers!
A capable and confident CPA qualified accountant with solid education background, Lizzy has a well-rounded knowledge of accounting and 8 years of relevant working experience. Lizzy always face challenges with a positive and can-do attitude. She effectively manages daily accounting responsibilities, inventory control, credit control and assist in preparing and analyzing financial reports. Lizzy also excels at improving the accounting processes and procedures to save time and cost. She has a master of management (finance) from University Of Melbourne and Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from La Trobe University with the Dean’s Commendation Awards in recognition of academic excellence in Bachelor of Accounting.
Joining the Clenergy in 2021, Jingjing is proud to be a clean energy advocate. With over six years of digital marketing experience and bilingual skills in English and Chinese, she develops new ways of thinking to improve projects and company performance. As a member of the global marketing team, She is committed to using the latest marketing tools to visually enhance the look and feel of the company brand and work with internal teams and external clients to achieve various marketing goals. A high achiever, Jingjing has completed a Bachelor of Broadcasting from Edith Cowan University and her Masters in Journalism at Monash University. Outside of work, Jingjing enjoys travelling and exploring Australia, taking photos and playing with her cat Soup Ball.
Machi has been with Clenergy since 2021, where she manages corporate branding and assets such as digital and printing mediums. Before she joined Clenergy Australia, her experience has been built over 10 years working within Japan & Australia’s design industry as a director & freelancer in both Art and Web Development. Machi makes sure to enhance the brand image and maintain consistency across our offices globally. Machi worked within the trading industry after graduation however, she found her genuine passion rise in design. She enjoys working in diverse environments with people of different cultures and backgrounds, and it always brings her new inspiration for her art and designs.
With well over 20 years’ experience in the Electrical, High Voltage and Solar Industries , Mick Jojic has extensive knowledge in installation, project management and sales. Mick heads up Business Development with our newly formed Electrical Products range including Runnur Cable Management. After running his own Electrical Contracting business Mick migrated into the HV Electrical Industry maintaining and constructing 130kV -500kV Sub Stations and infrastructure before becoming CEC Accredited and beginning his PV career 13 years ago. Mick enjoys spending time with his family at a small farm, riding trail bikes and loves all motor sports.
With a great passion for the engineering industry and career consideration, Catherine joined the company in 2021 and worked on several renewable energy projects, including wind load and structural analysis. Her work duties also include databases management and technical tools integration. As a junior civil engineer, Catherine cooperates with structural and geotechnical engineers and other specialists, providing complex engineering solutions for PV mounting systems. In 2018, Catherine completed her bachelor degree at the University of Melbourne, and in 2020, she finished her master’s degree in civil engineering at the same university. She has been living in Melbourne since then. Catherine enjoys playing badminton and volleyball with friends in terms of recreational activities.
A bilingual, confident Accountant, she is a reliable and proactive team player. As an inventory accountant and credit controller, she assists with financial statements preparation, month-end duties, annual budgeting and forecasting. Wendy is originally from China, having moved to Australia in 2014, and has a Master of Professional Accounting from Monash University. She enjoys travelling, swimming and playing badminton in her spare time.
Moses assists our client base by providing product solutions using his technical and problem-solving skills and providing technical support to other departments. He holds a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering from Monash University. Moses is a big fan of Formula 1 and enjoys cycling during his free time.