Board of Directors

Enova is proud to have attracted such an accomplished team of directors who bring to Enova a wide range and depth of expertise across a number of areas including the energy industry, social enterprise, finance, marketing, law, governance and strategy.

This board is charged with the responsibility of setting the strategy and ensuring compliance with corporate governance so that Australia’s first community-owned energy retailer successfully delivers on its promise to shareholders.

Alison Crook

Alison Crook AO Chair

Alison is an experienced company director (17 boards including IBM Aust, LendLease Corp Financial Services, St James Ethics Centre). Previous positions include: State Librarian NSW, Director General State & Regional Development (NSW), Exec. Dir. Ops Serco Asia Pacific, and DVC Monash University. Alison is also a past Australian Business Woman of the Year and Australian Business Leader (Professions). Alison and her family have a long history in the region originally from Grafton, and now in the Byron Shire.
Robert Rosen

Robert Rosen Director

Robert played a pioneering role in development of the socially responsible investment industry in Australia and has extensive finance and managerial experience across a range of businesses including accounting and property investment, community and environmental activities. He is also an Experienced Director hAving served on the boards of organisations including: Nature Conservation Trust of NSW (Chairman/Director), Rainforest Rescue (Chairman/Director), and Bush Heritage Australia(Treasurer/Director)and Australian Ethical Investment Ltd (Director).
Mara Bun

Mara Bun Director

Renowned resilience strategist, Mara Bun is a Non-Executive Director of the Boards of Green Cross Australia, Australian Ethical Investments, and now Enova Energy. Following studies in economics and political science her career began as a financial analyst with Morgan Stanley, in the USA, specialising in high technology finance. Following the earthquake in Nepal in 1988 she was part of the World Bank reconstruction project in Kathmandu. Mara moved to Australia in 1991 embracing leadership roles with The Wilderness Society, Greenpeace Australia and Choice. She has also been senior equities analyst, covering internet and ecommerce for Macquarie bank, Director of the Allen Consulting Group in Sydney specialising in ICT and sustainability, and Director of Business Development at CSIRO. She has also been a member of the Advisory Council of NSW Sustainable Energy Development and Director and Treasurer of Bush Heritage.
Mark Joiner

Mark Joiner Director

Mark brings tremendous depth of financial understanding to the Enova Board. He has had an outstanding international career in all the major markets. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in the UK, and his positions have included global  head  of  Corporate Development, Boston Consulting Group, Global Chief Financial Officer, Citigroup’s wealth management  division; and Executive Director Finance, NAB. Mark is a financial expert with a difference. He also has outstanding environmental credentials. While at NAB Mark became passionate about and deeply engaged in issues of sustainability. He led the bank to become carbon neutral and championed its efforts to support the development of natural capital accounting concepts. It was one of the first major Australian companies to sign The Natural Capital Declaration ahead of the Rio Summit. Those values and concepts are still prominent in the activities of its agricultural banking division. Mark is a regular speaker on sustainability related issues, including as a trainer of other business executives at the Prince of Wales’s Business & Sustainability Program each year, conducted in cooperation with Cambridge University. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Monash University Sustainability Institute, was a founding member and active supporter of Fauna and Flora International where he is a member of the Conservation Circle. He was a finalist in the Banksia Awards in 2013. Mark has rural property in the Byron Bay area and is currently working to improve the contribution it makes to sustainability at the local level.
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 Peter Colby Director

Australian Broadcasting Commission trained in Broadcast and Television Engineering and a Graduate of the University of NSW Business School. Peter embarked on a career specialising in emerging technologies with a focus on building, restructuring and merging of companies to develop strong and profitable companies. Peter established Australia’s first optical media manufacturing plant in Melbourne, then went on to establish optical media plants in the UK and US before returning to Australia to set up a television post production company. Peter has been a Director and CEO of many companies, both listed and unlisted, including Sony Broadcast and Professional group, Shomega New Media Ltd, Isis Communications, Sony DADC Australia and Sony Foundation. Retiring to the Northern Rivers, Peter is currently the interim Managing Director of Sony DADC Australia, and Director of Sony New Media Solutions.
Tony Pfeiffer

Tony Pfeiffer Director

Tony brings more than 30 years experience in the utilities sector to the board, having worked as senior executive in business strategy, economic management, operational management and business performance. He is currently General Manager, Effective Market Reform for Ergon Energy. Previously GM Alternative Energy Solutions, Exec GM Asset Management and GM Regulatory Affairs. Tony is now responsible for developing alternative business and operating models for Ergon to create a sustainable and viable network business into the future. In SA he project managed the development of ETSA’s Power’s NEMMCO (market operator) interfaces and led ETSA’s readiness for the commencement of the National Electricity Market. Currently Tony is Chair of Green Cross Australia, a Director of the Australian Power Institute, Advisory Board member of the Queensland Geothermal Energy Centre of Excellence and a member of various.
Mark Swivel  Mark Swivel – Company Secretary Mark Swivel is an experienced lawyer and company director. He studied at Sydney University and has worked in Australia and the UK in senior roles in both law and finance. He currently has his own legal and consulting business. Admitted to practice in 1995 Mark has mainly worked in financial services law. He was a partner with Langes Lawyers (2003-6) and a director of Sydney Credit Union (2008-11). He has a long standing commitment to micro-finance and is an ambassador for Good Return, a boutique NGO development agency. Mark obtained an AFSL for energy sector company Energy Action in 2010 and joined the Enova team in 2016.

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