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Meet the team that makes it happen

 
SIMON DOBLE    CEO & Founder    Simon is an inventor and social impact entrepreneur who specialises in creating innovative solar solutions for people living in energy poverty. A humanitarian at heart he is determined to create socially aware businesses that will have a lasting positive impact on both people and planet.

SIMON DOBLE
CEO & Founder

Simon is an inventor and social impact entrepreneur who specialises in creating innovative solar solutions for people living in energy poverty. A humanitarian at heart he is determined to create socially aware businesses that will have a lasting positive impact on both people and planet.

JULIA ZHAO    Finance Officer    Julia is a qualified accountant. She spent most of her career in professional accounting practice, commercial accounting and the not-for-profit sector before joining SolarBuddy. Julia is passionate about social justice and international development.

JULIA ZHAO
Finance Officer

Julia is a qualified accountant. She spent most of her career in professional accounting practice, commercial accounting and the not-for-profit sector before joining SolarBuddy. Julia is passionate about social justice and international development.

BILLIE MURPHY  General Manager- Education    Billie is a qualified primary school teacher from the UK. She is passionate about working with our school partners to deliver an exceptional program that enhances student wellbeing and understanding of global citizenship.

BILLIE MURPHY
General Manager- Education

Billie is a qualified primary school teacher from the UK. She is passionate about working with our school partners to deliver an exceptional program that enhances student wellbeing and understanding of global citizenship.

GREG MALONEY    Logistics Manager    Greg spent many years working in the aviation supply chain sector and brings his wealth of experience to managing the logistics issues of a rapidly growing multinational initiative.

GREG MALONEY
Logistics Manager

Greg spent many years working in the aviation supply chain sector and brings his wealth of experience to managing the logistics issues of a rapidly growing multinational initiative.

 
LIESEL MADDOCK  Strategy and Partnerships Specialist    Liesel is a creative communications professional with extensive campaigning and advocacy experience in both the corporate and not-for-profit sectors. As a skilled strategist she is passionate about building support for ethical businesses. She holds a Post-Graduate in Marketing Communications and a Bachelor of Arts.

LIESEL MADDOCK
Strategy and Partnerships Specialist

Liesel is a creative communications professional with extensive campaigning and advocacy experience in both the corporate and not-for-profit sectors. As a skilled strategist she is passionate about building support for ethical businesses. She holds a Post-Graduate in Marketing Communications and a Bachelor of Arts.

EMMA KAVANAGH    Aged Care Program Manager    Emma is a Clinical Psychologist who is interested in the emotional wellbeing and mental health of people across their lifespan. She is passionate about engaging with corporate employees to help create meaningful shared value relationships and a better future for everyone.

EMMA KAVANAGH
Aged Care Program Manager

Emma is a Clinical Psychologist who is interested in the emotional wellbeing and mental health of people across their lifespan. She is passionate about engaging with corporate employees to help create meaningful shared value relationships and a better future for everyone.

SHENAL SUNDARAM  Workplace Giving Manager – QLD    Shenal has a wealth of experience in building healthy workplaces gained from over 10 years in the health and wellness industry. He is passionate about helping workplaces thrive through their core values to strengthen corporate identity and relationships while embracing the abundance of giving.

SHENAL SUNDARAM
Workplace Giving Manager – QLD

Shenal has a wealth of experience in building healthy workplaces gained from over 10 years in the health and wellness industry. He is passionate about helping workplaces thrive through their core values to strengthen corporate identity and relationships while embracing the abundance of giving.

JOHNATHAN LAMB   Johnathan Lamb is a recent Industrial Design graduate, with a special flair for storytelling through graphic design. He is passionate about using his skill set to create solutions that will have a real-life positive impact on people around the globe.

JOHNATHAN LAMB

Johnathan Lamb is a recent Industrial Design graduate, with a special flair for storytelling through graphic design. He is passionate about using his skill set to create solutions that will have a real-life positive impact on people around the globe.

 
RUSSELL GAULD  SolarBuddy Program Coordinator - Melbourne    Russell is a social entrepreneur bringing sustainable practices to the villages of Vanuatu. He is passionate about expanding people's hearts and minds to take action in service of others. He loves interacting with people and exploring different cultures.

RUSSELL GAULD
SolarBuddy Program Coordinator - Melbourne

Russell is a social entrepreneur bringing sustainable practices to the villages of Vanuatu. He is passionate about expanding people's hearts and minds to take action in service of others. He loves interacting with people and exploring different cultures.

TARN - JITNAPA PHOMMAHA  Operations and Office Administration    Tarn is a Business Administration graduate from Thailand. Tarn's attention to detail and determination to ensure projects get completed to a high standard make her a valuable member of the team. Tarn is also passionate about photography and photo editing.

TARN - JITNAPA PHOMMAHA
Operations and Office Administration

Tarn is a Business Administration graduate from Thailand. Tarn's attention to detail and determination to ensure projects get completed to a high standard make her a valuable member of the team. Tarn is also passionate about photography and photo editing.

ELIZABETH BUTARE  Communications Specialist    Elizabeth has a Master of International Relations and a Bachelor of Arts (Journalism), and has worked for both global NGOs and in small dynamic businesses. She has expertise in engaging and working with people from diverse cultural backgrounds and is passionate about the dignity of all human beings.

ELIZABETH BUTARE
Communications Specialist

Elizabeth has a Master of International Relations and a Bachelor of Arts (Journalism), and has worked for both global NGOs and in small dynamic businesses. She has expertise in engaging and working with people from diverse cultural backgrounds and is passionate about the dignity of all human beings.

TIAM WHITFIELD  Branding & Visual Communications    Tiam has spent over 17 years working in the creative industry, specialising in branding, graphic design and photography. He believes that design is powerful and can create change. He loves working with companies that have a positive impact in peoples lives.

TIAM WHITFIELD
Branding & Visual Communications

Tiam has spent over 17 years working in the creative industry, specialising in branding, graphic design and photography. He believes that design is powerful and can create change. He loves working with companies that have a positive impact in peoples lives.

 
SKYE BUTCHER  Junior Ambassador - Queensland    Skye is a highly motivated Grade 8 student who has raised thousands of dollars in support of SolarBuddy's programs and has assisted with the delivery of our education program within a number of schools. She is passionate about ending the cycle of energy poverty and creating a better world.

SKYE BUTCHER
Junior Ambassador - Queensland

Skye is a highly motivated Grade 8 student who has raised thousands of dollars in support of SolarBuddy's programs and has assisted with the delivery of our education program within a number of schools. She is passionate about ending the cycle of energy poverty and creating a better world.

ALYSHA HALL  Junior Ambassador - Victoria    Alysha is an enthusiastic Year 11 student who has been working with the Student Council at her college promoting SolarBuddy and running sessions with younger students to educate them about energy poverty. She hopes to reach out to other schools and Aged Care facilities in the community to spread even more awareness and continue making a difference.

ALYSHA HALL
Junior Ambassador - Victoria

Alysha is an enthusiastic Year 11 student who has been working with the Student Council at her college promoting SolarBuddy and running sessions with younger students to educate them about energy poverty. She hopes to reach out to other schools and Aged Care facilities in the community to spread even more awareness and continue making a difference.

 

 
 
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A massive thank you to our SolarBuddy volunteers all around the world. This would not happen without you! Thank you, we love you!