CEIG

Our People

CEIG is a membership organisation with a governing board drawn from member companies who are leaders in the clean energy investment sector. Our policy, advocacy and governance team operates across the country bringing deep expertise and experience in public policy, energy market design, advocacy and corporate governance.

A man wearing hi-vis is talking on a walkie talkie whilst looking at a wind turbine on a hill
Neoen - Bulgana Green Power Hub

Our Board

Simon Corbell

CEO and Chairperson
Simon has more than two decades of senior experience in public policy. He is widely recognised as a leader in the areas of renewable energy and climate change mitigation and adaptation.​ His advocacy for a strong climate change policy for Canberra saw the ACT achieve national and international recognition as a best-practice jurisdiction.

Stuart Macfarlane

Non-Executive Director
Stuart is the CEO of Akuo Energy (Australia). He has 10 years of international experience in the development, financing and EPC management of large-scale renewable energy infrastructure projects. He also has 17 years of international investment banking experience and has held senior leadership roles at Downer and Deutsche Bank.

David Krsevan

Non-Executive Director
David is Canadian Solar's General Manager (Energy) in Australia. He has also previously worked at Infigen Energy, NAB and KPMG, focusing on risk advisory, energy trading and energy markets.

Mitch King

Non-Executive Director
Mitch is the founder and Managing Director of Lighthouse (established 2007) - an independent sustainable infrastructure fund manager. He is a recognised leader in the Global infrastructure investment market with over 25 years' experience in infrastructure funds management and investment.

Lee Mrnjavac

Non-Executive Director
Lee is the Australian Country Manager for RWE Renewables after more than 6 years at E.ON in Germany and Ericsson. He has deep experience in leading M&A transactions for the sale, acquisition and joint venture origination of renewable energy infrastructure projects.

Our Team

Simon Corbell

CEO and Chairperson
Simon has more than two decades of senior experience in public policy. He is widely recognised as a leader in the areas of renewable energy and climate change mitigation and adaptation. His advocacy for a strong climate change policy for Canberra saw the ACT achieve national and international recognition as a best-practice jurisdiction.

Rachel Portelli

Secretariat and Governance Manager
Rachel has significant commercial and not for profit sector senior management and governance experience, including advocating to and engaging effectively with all levels of state, federal government and non-government organisations. Past roles have included inaugural General Manager of the Accounting Professional and Ethical Standards Board and Operations Manager for the Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering.

Marilyne Crestias

Policy Director
Marilyne has over ten years’ experience in government and consulting, focusing primarily on the economics of energy markets, renewable energy auction design, climate change, and management of natural resources. In her past roles, she has led the design of the largest renewable energy auction in Australia and the delivery of legislation to support the Victorian Renewable Energy Target.