Meet The Advisory Board

James Seymour

CEO, Center for New Energy Technologies (C4NET)

James is the CEO of  Centre for New Energy Technologies, (C4NET).

C4NET established a company to tackle sector-wide complex transition challenges with an innovative collaboration approach between industry, market operators & regulators, governments, and leading researchers.

Prior to joining C4NET, James led the creation and development of Ovida, the contestable electrical service business of one of Australia’s largest energy infrastructure companies, Jemena. Ovida established a national solar and energy storage business and launched innovative microgrid business models, including one of Australia’s largest microgrid precincts. Previously, James was Head of Solar & Home Products at Origin Energy where he launched Australia’s largest solar PPA business, and Director of Corporate Development for a JV between Origin and global semiconductor leader, Micron, for the commercialisation of a unique solar PV cell and module manufacturing technology.


Meet the rest of our advisory board.

Segment Director - Power & Grid, Schneider Electric

Principal Benjy Lee Consulting

Business Development | Change Maker | Awarded Speaker & Commercial Executive

Deputy Chair Melbourne Branch, Director National Board, Fellow, Australian Institute of Energy

Director, Etrog Consulting

Head of Strategic Service Development, PSC - Power Systems Consultants

Independant Advisor - Strategy, Consumer Insights, Infrastructure

GM Operations at Windlab

Energy Transition Partner, Startupbootcamp

Renewable Energy Project Acquisition and Development, European Energy