ERIK ZIMMERMAN, CEO
Erik has worked for leading global companies such as Sara Lee, Unilever, ANZ and AGL and he has been working in the energy efficiency and solar markets since 2007.
In 2011, Erik started, Rezeko (eko energy) with a dream to put solar on every roof in Australia.
Erik strives to deliver the highest levels of customer service and innovation and leads the eko energy team to success with a hands on approach.
BEN WRIGHT, COO
Before joining Echo Group, Ben worked for leading Australia health care provider Ansell and founded the upmarket fruit and vegetable business ‘The Market Runners’. Ben has also held senior positions in Australia and New Zealand and leads the eko energy Operations team.
PAUL WILLIAMS, SALES MANAGER
With 7 years in the renewable energy industry, Paul started as a temp before quickly recognising the importance and his own passion in renewables, in particular, solar energy. He now manages a team of 6 equally passionate individuals. Paul enjoys helping family and small businesses achieve grid independence and meeting their energy goals now and in the future.
MARCEL MERKUS, RENEWABLE ENERGY CONSULTANT
Marcel is passionate about renewables and energy efficiency and has forged a successful career in the Renewables Market since 2007. He is a qualified energy assessor and his experience includes launching in excess of 300 Neighbourhood Communities for Solar PV and presenting to over 3,000 interested solar purchasers.
KEZ HASSAN, RENEWABLE ENERGY CONSULTANT
Kez is an advocate of solar energy, having worked in the industry since moving to Australia from the UK in 2014. With a BSc in Design Technology Engineering from Brighton University, Kez is passionate about keeping up to date with the latest trends and developments in the solar world, especially battery storage for both homes & businesses.
SAM QUENNELL, RENEWABLE ENERGY CONSULTANT
Sam is an energy consultant specialising in residential solar systems and customer relationships. With over 6 years of marketing experience, Sam has a passion for sales, creating partnerships and bridging the gap between initial interest and a strong purchasing mindset. When Sam’s not in the office, you’ll most likely find him down the Surf Coast embracing Victoria’s cold winter swells!
ANITA JACKSON, RENEWABLE ENERGY CONSULTANT
With over 20 years of sales experience across not only solar and double glazing but also sustainable and affordable housing projects, Anita strives to help and advise customers on making the right choices. She prides herself on excellent customer service and always prioritizing the customer.
ANTHONY WILLIAMS, RENEWABLE ENERGY CONSULTANT
Anthony has been working in customer service in retail and wholesale since 1981. Industries include pathology, musical instruments retail and wholesale distribution and energy retail. He is passionate about helping people with home energy solutions, and renewable technologies and solutions. He is also a musician and composer with success onstage, radio and television.
CLAIRE SMITH, CUSTOMER SERVICE COORDINATOR
Claire prides herself in delivering outstanding customer service and ensuring customers are kept updated throughout the entire process of installation. She has worked in customer service since 2002 with previous experience in Accor Hotels New Zealand and has been awarded for her excellence in customer service. She recognizes and works passionately in the field of renewable energy for the future of the environment. She is also a keen equestrienne and artists in her spare time.