Our Executive Team

Leading the transition to a zero-carbon future

With decades of experience and a shared passion for going beyond energy, our leadership team are committed to building a culture where engaged, diverse and inclusive teams thrive. We’re proud to introduce the people who are supporting every ENGIE employee to work towards a zero-carbon future for Australia and New Zealand.

Augustin Honorat

Chief Executive Officer

ENGIE Australia & New Zealand

Augustin has been with ENGIE for 17 years and has managed several companies across the Group’s global portfolio, including B2C Retail and B2B Services companies.

Before joining ENGIE Australia and New Zealand in 2018, he was the Chief Executive Officer of ENGIE’s retail and gas business in France, which had more than 8 million customer contracts.

Augustin also served as Chief of Staff to ENGIE’s Vice Chairman and President for several years.

Hideshi Sahara

Deputy Chief Executive Officer

ENGIE Australia & New Zealand

Hideshi Sahara was appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer of ENGIE Australia & New Zealand in March 2021. He is a secondee from ENGIE’s joint venture partner Mitsui & Co., one of the world’s most diversified trading, investment and services enterprises.

Hideshi has been with Mitsui since 1987, holding leadership roles across its energy business, with a focus on renewable power generation

Gary Brown

Chief Financial Officer

ENGIE Australia & New Zealand

Gary has over 20 years of experience in finance related roles at KPMG, BHP Billiton, Shell/Viva and ENGIE.

He started his career with KPMG before moving to BHP Billiton and Shell in senior finance roles across Melbourne, Sydney and Papua New Guinea. He joined the ENGIE business in 2018. He has extensive experience in projects ranging from acquisition, restructures and integrations across energy and IT/Services businesses.

Gary holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Major in Accounting) from Monash University and is a Qualified Chartered Accountant (Australia).

Vanessa McEvoy

Executive General Manager, Human Resources

ENGIE Australia & New Zealand

Vanessa has more than 15 years’ experience in human resources in the logistics, services, retail and tertiary education sectors at major Australian public and private companies and institutions.

A key component of her role is supporting the ENGIE Australian & New Zealand team to deliver ENGIE’s ambition of leading the zero-carbon transition.

Under Vanessa’s leadership, the human resources team is focused on creating a vibrant, diverse and innovative workplace where customer-focused people are proud to work and contribute to our zero-carbon future.

Vanessa holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons)/Bachelor of Arts and Master of Commerce from the University of Melbourne.

Lawrence Kim

General Counsel and Executive General Manager, External Relations

ENGIE Australia & New Zealand

In his role, Lawrence oversees the legal, ethics, corporate affairs, external communications, wholesale regulation and CSR activities of the business and also the Hazelwood rehabilitation project.

Lawrence has more than 15 years of experience in the energy, resources and infrastructure sectors. Prior to joining ENGIE in 2010, Lawrence worked at top tier legal firms in London and Melbourne.

Lawrence holds Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce degrees from Murdoch University. Additionally, he obtained a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance and Investment from the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Andrew Hyland

Executive General Manager, Energy Management

ENGIE Australia & New Zealand

Andrew is responsible for the management of ENGIE ANZ’s power generation operations, portfolio trading, asset development, customer solutions and data analysis functions.

He has been in the energy industry for more than 15 years with a particular focus on renewable energy development and commercialisation. Andrew has extensive experience in energy trading, Corporate Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs), finance reporting and strategy, spanning roles in Australia, England and Chile.

Andrew holds a Bachelor of Business from RMIT, is a qualified chartered accountant and is an Australian Financial Services Licence Responsible Manager.

Clive Ross

Chief Executive Officer

ENGIE Services Australia & New Zealand

Clive joined ENGIE in 2020 to lead the ENGIE Services business.

He has more than 30 years’ experience successfully leading maintenance services and asset management businesses across the manufacturing, minerals and mining, oil and gas and facilities management sectors.

Before joining ENGIE, Clive held senior roles with Ventia, Fredon, UGL and Aurecon.

Clive holds a BSc degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Diploma in Project Management. He is registered as an Engineering Executive and Fellow of the Institute of Engineers in Australia.

Shannon Hyde

Chief Executive Officer

Simply Energy

Shannon was appointed in 2018 and has been with the business since 2010 leading General Management functions in both Operations and Sales & Marketing.

He has led significant operational efficiency and transformation programs for Simply Energy, helping it to become one of Australia’s fastest growing energy companies, with a presence in east coast markets and Western Australia.

Prior to this, Shannon held senior analytics and operations roles with Telstra and Stellar Asia Pacific, where he introduced data-driven modelling tools and drove customer service improvement programs.

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than never!

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Better late

than never!

You recognise the importance of sustainability, but you have a long way to go to achieve your sustainability goals. You are not alone! 34% of the population rate themselves in the late majority category too.

We're here to help

In any organisation there can be many barriers to going green. We can help you develop a staggered, affordable and achievable plan to transition to a carbon neutral future with our innovative energy solutions that can save money and the environment.

Transition to 100% renewable energy

Flinders University

Build, Own, Operate, and Transfer Scheme

Four Seasons Sydney

National Solar Rollout

Commonwealth Bank

Did you
    know

?

Did you know? We’re helping businesses like
NAB and L’Oréal
achieve their sustainability goals

Doing your  
Bit

It’s great to see that your organisation has made good progress in its sustainability journey. Well done for being amongst the 34% of the population that has started implementing changes that will be felt for generations to come.

Go further

We can help you accelerate your transition to a carbon neutral future with our innovative energy solutions that can save money and the environment.

Transition to 100% renewable energy

Flinders University

Build, Own, Operate, and Transfer Scheme

Four Seasons Sydney

National Solar Rollout

Commonwealth Bank

Did you
    know

?

Did you know? We’re helping businesses like
NAB and L’Oréal
achieve their sustainability goals

Sustainability

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Just like us, you sit ahead of the curve in your sustainability journey. Well done for being amongst the 13.5% of the population that bravely paves the way for others and leads by example, making a difference that will be felt for generations to come.

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Sustainability

champion

Just like us, you sit ahead of the curve in your sustainability journey. Well done for being amongst the 2.5% of the population that bravely paves the way for others and leads by example, making a difference that will be felt for generations to come.

Go further

We can help you accelerate your transition to a carbon neutral future with our innovative energy solutions that can save money and the environment.

Creating the world’s greenest city

ENGIE X Springfield

Build, Own, Operate, and Transfer Scheme

Four Seasons Sydney

Exploring the potential of Hydrogen

ENGIE X Yara




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