Squadron Energy, looking for better ways

Executive Team

Our team is experienced and nimble. We can access significant funds to act quickly on new development and investment opportunities across the renewable energy sector.

Our people come from a wide range of backgrounds but are all deeply committed to and passionate about decarbonisation. This is about much more than a job to us.

Eva Hanley
Eva Hanly
CEO
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Eva Hanly
CEO
Eva Hanley

Eva has worked in the transport and energy sectors for over 20 years, including senior roles in project delivery, operations and commercial at Worley, Transurban and Origin Energy. Prior to joining Squadron Energy, Eva was Group Executive for Strategy, Innovation and Technology at Australian’s largest network business Transgrid. Eva has an honours degree in Engineering and Arts from UNSW and a Masters in Business Administration from the Australian Graduate School of Management. Eva is a member of Chief Executive Women.

Originally from regional NSW, she lives in Sydney and is on the UNSW’s Faculty of Engineering Advisory Committee. She is passionate about helping with their mission to get more women to study engineering and supporting research into innovation and technology.

Barbara Doan
Barbara Doan
CFO and Corporate Services
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Barbara Doan
CFO and Corporate Services
Barbara Doan

Barb has over 25 years’ experience in corporate finance and has held senior roles in corporate finance, business performance and commercial at Brambles and Origin Energy. Prior to joining Squadron Energy, Barb held a number of senior finance and technology roles at Qantas including Divisional CFO. Barb has a degree in Commerce from UNSW and is a qualified CPA.

Barb lives in Sydney and really enjoys mentoring young finance professionals.

Stephen Bird
General Manager, Legal
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Stephen Bird
General Manager, Legal
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Steve has worked in senior legal and General Counsel roles within the energy sector for over 20 years both in Australia and in the USA and Europe, including at Total and Woodside. Steve has an honours degree in Law and Arts from the University of Western Australia and a Master of Laws from the University of Sydney.

Steve lives in Perth and loves anything outdoors with his family, whether at the beach or hiking in the bush.

Dr Michael Shaw
Business Development
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Dr Michael Shaw
Business Development
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Mike worked at Alcoa for 25 years in a range of senior project development and commercial roles including running their extensive energy portfolio across Western and Eastern Australia. During that time Mike was involved in the acquisition of the Dampier to Bunbury Natural Gas Pipeline, the development of cogeneration and peaking power stations and negotiating some of the largest energy contracts in the country. Since joining Squadron Energy, Mike managed the acquisition of Windlab and the Clarke Creek wind, solar and battery farm. Mike has an honours degree in Applied Chemistry and a PHD from Curtin University.

Mike lives in Perth and enjoys sharing his experience with the next generation of energy professionals.

Dr Rochelle Macdonald
Port Kembla Energy
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Dr Rochelle Macdonald
Port Kembla Energy
Dr Rochelle MacDonald

Rochelle has over 20 years’ experience in the maritime and ports sectors, including previous senior roles in engineering, development and operations at Dampier Port Authority and North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation. She previously held CEO roles at Sea Swift and the Mid West Ports Authority. Rochelle has an honours degree in Geology from the University of Tasmania, a PHD from Curtin University and has undertaken further post graduate studies at the University of Cambridge and Harvard University.

Having grown up in rural Tasmania, Rochelle is passionate about developing regional communities and sits on the Council of the University of Central Queensland. She lives in the Illawarra region of NSW.

If you’re interested in joining the Squadron Energy team, see our Careers page.

Our values drive everything we do

Humility

Be vulnerable, take risks to trust others.

Courage and Determination

NEGU – we never ever give up.

Empowerment

Go to your leader for advice, not permission.

Enthusiasm

Be the most positive person in the room.

Family

Support each other, always be kind.

Frugality

Think of ways we can do things better, faster, cheaper, safer.

Generating Ideas

Always be on the lookout for breakthroughs.

Integrity

Do what you say you’re going to do.

Safety

Look out for your mates and yourself.

Stretch Targets

Always be uncomfortable with your level of challenge.

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