Client Development Manager
Kirk works with Schneider Electric’s Energy and Sustainability Services Business Unit. Kirk is supported by Schneider Electric’s’ energy management, sustainability and cleantech professionals around the world to assist corporates with their response to climate action. He is involved in direct communication with clients spanning the C&I sector in relation Sustainability Target setting through to the process of procuring Clean technology and post transactional support. In, addition Kirk plays a pivotal role in understanding the needs of developers of renewal energy projects and communicating these developments to the C&I sector.
Kirk’s role is to primarily to assist clients who have Australian Operations. Kirk was instrumental developing the NEO Network from its inception in Australia. Following the successful growth of the NEO Network in Australia. Kirk led Schneider Electric’s Sustainability and Cleantech consulting offer development in Australia. With Kirk’s leadership the Schneider Electric team in Australia has pioneered innovative structures of renewable energy procurement in Australia. Recent retail/direct PPA deals has been a direct outcome from the team's work. Kirk is now focusing on greenhouse gas inventory management and governance, corporate sustainability reporting, renewable energy strategy and procurement, voluntary carbon markets, carbon neutrality, and corporate sustainability communications.
Kirk has over a decade of experience in Energy Markets with prior experience in Solar Behind Meter Solutions and Energy Efficiency. Prior to entering the energy markets, Kirk and has corporate leadership positions in numerous other Industries. Having held ‘C” Level roles previously, Kirk understands the needs of the stakeholders in assisting corporate clients in responding to climate change action.
Kirk is a Fellow Member of CPA Australia and CIMA UK.