Founder & Managing Director
Ross Warby’s specialties in Electrical Photovoltaic Systems coupled with his consumer facing, hands on experience sets him apart from others in the energy sector. As the Founder and Managing Director of Enervest, Ross’ core focus is on managing the growth and diversification or the organisation through Business Development and Efficiency Optimisation strategies.
Beginning his career in the field of Photovoltaics in 2008, Ross’ grounding was in contracting solar installations for retail businesses, Ross not only witnessed the many potential pitfalls, but also the enormous opportunities that existed in the Renewable Energy sector. This lead to the inception of Enervest in 2012 and its continual growth to a successful national operation determined by Ross’s values of frugality and his attention to detail.
Understanding what truly matters and seamlessly meeting these needs, down to the asset, level underpins the way Ross operates, both professionally and personally. He is often commended on providing clarity and demystifying the renewable investment sector for clients and friends alike. He passionately regards himself as a custodian of the earth and reflects this through his lifestyle choices, strongly advocating clean living.
BSc. PhD GAICD
Andrew's commercial background is in horticulture, food processing and waste management, being on the leading edge of the best environmental practice within a prism of pragmatic commercial decision making.
As our chairman, Andrew ensures Enervest continues to lead as an innovator in solar, wind and battery design, and installation for domestic, rural and commercial operations. His experience brings each site a uniquely designed optimal operation and the highest commercial value for our partner clients.
Bringing a practical approach to causes through business and stakeholder management, you will also find Andrew engaging students as an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of New England, Armadale. As well as working with like-minded professionals as a member of the International Certification Standards Committee and chairing the not for profit services group Australian Organic Ltd.
Andrew has practised as a qualified Electrician for over 14 years. He began his career specialising in Heating and Cooling, then progressing into the growing renewable energy sector, expanding his expertise.
His ‘bayside’ lifestyle is indicative of all things ‘Andrew’. Enjoying time as surfer, fisherman and often under water as a scuba diver, he has a love of earthy experiences and getting outdoors.
Andrew is driven by his passion for an exemplary level of customer service. In his role as a Head Technician at Enervest, he is looked upon as thought leader and innovator striving for excellence in everything he does.
Executive Assistant to Managing Director
Kirstin joined the Enervest team mid 2017 and works closely alongside Ross to assist all aspects of daily operations run smoothly. She is new to the solar world, but is enjoying learning all aspects of the solar industry. Kirstin has always been passionate about the environment and is happy to be aligned with the core values and philosophy that Enervest holds.
After spending two years living in Vancouver, Canada, in her spare time you will find Kirstin indulging in the myriad of coffee shops found in Melbourne.
Inspection & Compliance Officer
Having served four decades in the trade of his passion, Chris Hargreves has had a hand in some of the most notable directions taken by the electrical energy industry in Victoria and throughout Australia. His love of all things electrical started at just four years of age when he witnessed the open back of a television set, revealing to him a world full of lit up valves and circuit boards. Chris’ inquisitive nature meant his passion only grew.
Training for the trade early on and growing to lead other like-minded professionals nation-wide, Chris is now devoted to giving back to the industry. In his spare time, you will find him assisting young individuals through personal mentoring on pathway development and TAFE tutoring.
As a specialist Commercial & Industrial Energy Broker, Nigel Daviot uses a variety of precisely honed methods to assure businesses, large and small, are able to unearth the energy retailer with the best rate available to suit their needs.
In 2003, he entered the energy sector as an SEM Team Leader for VIC/SA for Energey Australia, which came to be Simply Energy after their merger in 2005. Promoted to the Commercial and Industrial (C&I) sales team, Nigel looked after some of the most recognised and trusted brands in the country, namely, Santos, Coles Myer, Toyota, Inghams Chicken and Crown to mention a few.
14 years later, through his consultancy work, Nigel’s mantra is to take an unbiased approach to energy audits and analysis. Within Enervest, he brings to the team a relentless pursuit of the most competitive energy rates available for our clients. He continues to deliver unprecedented cost savings through a deep industry knowledge and thorough audit and analysis.
With over a decade of experience in sustainability, Matthew brings expertise in network modelling, electrical engineering and PV solar farm design to the team.
With unrivalled skills in roof mounted PV systems, Matthew is also known for driving PV projects such as Casuarina Square in Darwin, TT Steel in Melbourne, Rouse Hill in NSW and Fairfield City Council in Sydney.
As our leading engineer, Matthew ensures we are delivering perfectly designed assets for our clients with maximised yields, up-time and longevity. He creates a seamless process to allow fast approvals and connections with all new installations.
Lachlan chose a path into the Solar Industry following his graduation in 2003, with great foresight and passion for the growing field. His career took flight as a project engineer in a Melbourne based organisation where he was promptly recognised for his role in delivering several of Melbourne’s early stage commercial solar systems.
As a consultant to Enervest, Lachlan oversees the detailed design for specific projects requiring special attention and has an astute ability to overcome any hurdles that may otherwise hold up construction, to create an effortless experience for our customers.
Patrick is a creative, strategic thinker with over 15 years of advertising and marketing experience. Working with local and international, established and emerging businesses on a wide variety of projects, Patrick’s driver is finding unique ways to position and promote brands – getting their message heard.
With a background in creative and design, and a long track-record of taking new and established brands to market, Patrick excels in helping them find effective ways to reach their target audience.
Patrick also combines professional practices with his love of sport, contributing his time to the Werribee Football Club as a member of their Marketing Advisory Committee.