Leadership

Dean Comrie

Dean Comrie General Manager

Appointed in January 2016, Dean brings over 20 years of experience in the environmental, water and energy sectors in non-executive, executive and senior leadership roles. With a technical background in science and engineering, Dean was formerly Managing Director of Ecowise Environmental, one Australia’s leading specialist environmental service providers, Director and General Manager of WSL Consultants and was recently a non-executive director of Yarra Valley Water, Melbourne’s largest retail water corporation.

Dean has also worked in a number of senior strategic and operational roles for AusNet Services, one of Australia’s largest energy utilities. Dean is a commercially astute business leader who is passionate about safety and creating energetic, positive and high performing workplace cultures that delivers value to our clients. 

Marco Lupacchini

Marco Lupacchini National Operations Director

Marco Lupacchini brings to Greencap over 25 years' experience in operations, maintenance and general management services across multiple sectors in Australia and Asia including utilities, infrastructure, construction and consulting. He joined Greencap in March 2016.

Marco previously worked with Tenix for 13 years where he held senior roles including General Manager (Finance), General Manager Business Improvement and Service Delivery Manager for two of Tenix' largest maintenance contracts. Marco also worked for Transfield for 12 years in senior roles including Country & General Manager for Transfield Philippines.

During his career Marco's responsibilities have included the delivery of complex operational contracts, finance, commercial and strategic planning, and he has worked on a number of strategic and transformational projects that helped deliver aggressive growth targets.

Marco is a qualified CPA and is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Karen Connell

Karen Connell Finance Business Partner

Karen is the Finance Business Partner for Greencap.  With over 20 years' experience in Senior Finance and Accounting roles for both Australian and US owned companies, Karen  has spent the majority of her career in the construction industry where she was instrumental in setting up the systems, processes and reporting for the Engineering division of one of Australia's large construction companies.

Karen has extensive "large" company experience leading finance teams.  Hands on experience in asset and business acquisitions / integrations, and managing large scale systems improvement / change initiatives.

Joining the Greencap team in 2016, Karen's focus has been on system and process improvements, including the integration and embedding of the Finance team as a key partner the business.

Steven Hains

Steven Hains National Practice Lead - Property

Steven joined Greencap in 2008 as a Health and Safety consultant and has been a key member of the NSW team for over 7 years. Since joining the business Steven has held various roles within WHS, property risk, business development and regional management roles. Steven has become a truly multi-disciplinary consultant, with tertiary qualifications in WHS, is a Class A Licenced Asbestos Assessor and Principal Auditor for OHS Management Systems.

Steven has extensive experience in the areas of property portfolio risk and compliance, WHS, contractor management, digital platforms and integrated service offerings – working with multiple large property owners/managers over the past 7 years.

Prior to his role as National Practice Lead - Property, Steven served as the Regional Operations Manager NSW/ACT – responsible for the four offices within this region – Canberra, Wollongong, Sydney and Newcastle.

Alex Fernando

Alex Fernando National Practice Lead - Work Health and Safety

Alex brings over 17 years' experience across various leadership, general management, market development and technical consulting roles over a number of industries. With a background in science, engineering and business management, Alex's expertise spans conformity assessment, product safety, supply chain management and process engineering.

Prior to Greencap, Alex held general management roles within the Oil & Gas safety and emergency management industry, led the consulting arm of Underwriters Laboratories across Europe and Latin America and held technical roles within Orica and Exxon-Mobil owned business'.

Brent Ridgard

Brent Ridgard National Practice Lead - Environment

Brent has 20 years’ experience in environmental, contaminated land and due diligence consulting. His expertise includes strategic assessment, environmental and social impact assessment, environmental monitoring, environmental project management, sustainability assessment and planning, environmental management planning, due diligence and compliance auditing, environmental risk assessment and management, waste management, contaminated site investigations, and environmental policy, regulation and strategic review.

Brent has in-depth experience in the mining, industrial, power, infrastructure, government policy and regulation, and property and development sectors. He has worked extensively in Africa, the Middle East and Australia.

Alex Gontmakher

Alex Gontmakher Head of Product and Technology

Alex joined Greencap in 2017 as Head of Products and Technology, bringing to Greencap over 25 years’ of IT industry experience. Alex is an authentic, diverse and strategic thought leader with senior executive experience and a track record of delivering complex digital solutions, establishing highly motivated cross-functional IT engineering teams and fostering collaborative agile delivery cultures. He has depth of expertise in making a difference within leading technology companies ranging from start-ups to large multinationals.

Alex worked with IRESS Market Technology for 13 years where he held senior executive roles including General Manager Software Product Development. Alex also spent a decade working for NEC Corporation in senior roles including Department Manager - Technical and Strategic Planning and Department Manager - Software Systems.

Anne Stonier

Anne Stonier Marketing & Communications Manager

Anne joined Greencap in 2016 as the Marketing and Communications Manager. Anne has over 25 years' experience in marketing and communications in an international context, from both the client and agency side as well as running her own business. She has worked in a wide variety of industries including FMCG, luxury goods, financial and professional services, automobile and more recently in the not for profit sector.

Managing both large and small teams, Anne has a financial background and extensive marketing and communications strategy and campaign execution experience across all marketing channels, brand management and senior internal and external stakeholder relationship management.

Anne is responsible for leading the Greencap Brand development and all marketing and communications initiatives throughout Australia and New Zealand.