Our Team

Dean Kline - Acting CEO, Clean Energy Projects Manager

Dean has over 10 years experience in commercial and residential renewable energy and energy efficiency project management. He was senior project Manager on the London Low Carbon Zone project which delivered over 10,000 commercial and residential energy efficiency upgrades across London, as well as managing the commercial installation of many Solar PV projects. Dean is committed to helping both businesses and residents of Yarra achieve a sustainable energy future.

Peter Mercouriou - Solar Projects Manager

Peter has more than 4 years of experience in the Energy Efficiency sector and demonstrated expertise in multiple aspects of the industry including: energy audits and assessment, data analysis on measure inputs, market assessment studies, process evaluations, policy analysis and utility program evaluations. Peter’s experience focuses on energy efficiency technologies, programs, and policies for utilities and government agencies, as well as coordinating and managing in-house teams and subcontractors.

Jacqui Hagen - Communications and Digital Manager

Jacqui is a designer, editor and writer making things and telling stories for good organisations across Australia. Jacqui has worked for design studios in Melbourne on diverse projects involving exhibition design, publishing and service design, as well as for a number of arts and environmental organisations such as The Wheeler Centre, Australian Poetry, and Landcare Australia. Jacqui shaped innovation lab The Field Institute from its inception as Digital and Publications Coordinator, where she edited a few books exploring technology and sustainability within the food system. Currently Editor of The Field Guides, Digital Developer at Going Down Swinging and Digital Engagement Manager at Yarra Energy Foundation, Jacqui grew up off completely grid in a solar powered home and still marvels at being able to use the washing machine and the computer at the same time without the power going out.