Caroline Wykamp – Chief Executive Officer

Caroline Wykamp is an experienced executive and authority in energy markets with over 25 years in the industry. Her expertise covers leadership, wholesale markets, financial risk, start-up, financing, product development and leading teams.

Caroline’s experience in large energy companies spans the delivery chain, from generation to retail. Her executive roles include Chief Commercial Officer at Hydro Tasmania, the largest renewable generator in Australia with the most complex energy asset portfolio.

Caroline’s experience extends to start-ups with her successful energy retailing business, demonstrating her creativity, commercial problem-solving, and expertise as a change agent in building high-performance teams.

Caroline is known for her strategy and vision demonstrated through a number of ‘firsts’. She was the first:

  • wholesale energy broker in the Australian market
  • to create a wholesale reallocation deal with a merchant bank
  • to create an energy markets financing and hedging facility with a merchant bank
  • to create a company selling solar behind-the-meter contracts
  • to create a virtual storage financial hedge contract
  • to sell an ancillary services hedge
  • to create an options-based retail product
  • to bring Mentor Walks to Tasmania.

Outside of work, Caroline is a budding artist dabbling in watercolours, oils, pastels and drawing. She also loves entertaining and cooking.

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Stephen Clark – Project Director

Stephen has over 25 years’ experience in the energy industry. He has held executive roles in Asset Management, Power System Planning, Engineering and project delivery. Stephen is a member of the AEMC reliability panel and a Director of CIGRE Australia.

Stephen’s focus is overseeing the design and integration of Marinus Link into the power systems at each end. He is committed to driving asset and commercial performance for mutually beneficial outcomes. Stephen holds qualifications in Power Engineering and as a Company Director.

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Andrew Hugo – Chief Financial Officer

Andrew joined Project Marinus in 2018. He is a senior finance and commercial leader with 20 years’ experience in the development and delivery of major capital projects in the oil and gas, utilities and infrastructure industries. Andrew has extensive experience in developing and leading the financial governance for project specific entities and joint ventures.

Andrew is a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA), holds a Batchelor of Commerce and is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

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Prajit Parameswar – Chief Commercial Officer

Prajit is an experienced professional in the energy industry and markets and has extensive knowledge of the Australian electricity industry value chain, emerging challenges and opportunities. Prajit is a certified practicing accountant (CPA), Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD) and has Masters degrees in Business and Professional Accounting.

Prajit has spent over a decade working on the full spectrum of Hydro Tasmania’s commercial and trading groups. He has developed commercial models and products, including contract support mechanisms and structures to de-risk investments, and has experience demonstrating commercial viability for traditional hydropower and pumped hydro projects. Prajit brings extensive expertise in commercial contract negotiation, people leadership, trading risk and stakeholder management.

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