About us

Ozwide Energy solutions are designed to reduce complexity and deliver greater results in less time

Our Story

In 2006, Ozwide Energy was founded on three key principles: A strong understanding of the energy industry, always delivering the highest quality work, and pushing the boundaries of existing energy solutions to achieve even greater benefits and outcomes.

16 years later, these foundational principles remain integral to the success of Ozwide Energy and our partners. We pride ourselves on making continuous, significant investments in our people, processes and technology; ensuring we stay ahead of the curve and deliver on our promise of next generation energy solutions for our clients.

Ozwide Energy has traded over 15 million Environmental and Carbon Certificates to make it one of Australia’s leading participants in the industry.

Existing and new clients alike turn to Ozwide Energy to help solve their energy and sustainability challenges and deliver real benefits to their businesses. It is our honour to continue to deliver the highest level of service, quality, integrity and safety the industry has come to expect when working with our expert team.

Our Team

Mark Ploenges

Founder and Managing Director

Mark founded Ozwide Group in 2006 with a transition to Ozwide Energy in 2019. His key role is to lead an experienced and focused team providing customers with a high-level service and a ‘can do’ approach to pricing, quality and delivery. Specialising in the energy efficiency sector, Mark helps facilitate the energy programs rolled out by Federal and State Governments. Mark is also a qualified electrician.

Daisy Yao

Assistant Compliance Manager

Daisy works closely alongside Anais as part of the Project Compliance team. Daisy provides exceptional communication and organisational support to ensure the compliance of the business runs efficiently alongside general administrative support.

Michael Harper

Finance Manager

Michael manages the finance area for the Ozwide Energy group of entities. Michael is a CPA with extensive industry experience.  With a hands on approach by partnering with stakeholders, the objective is to drive and deliver business performance.  With technical and commercial acumen, problems are identified and resolved with stakeholder buy-in and a solution driven approach. A major focus is on costs, ideas and organisational processes.

Anais Ploenges

Project Compliance and Delivery Manager

Anais manages and leads our compliance team, ensuring all standards are met and fully understood. With her level of expertise in business management, she oversees all projects to ensure Ozwide has conducted its business in full compliance according to government and program regulations.

Clara Ospina

Compliance Officer

Clara’s experience in the energy efficiency industry brings multiple skills to the compliance division of the business. Her role is to provide support to the customers and to ensure the compliance of the business is carried out effectively.

Brodie Parker

Settlements Manager

Brodie works alongside Mark for trading support. His role involves monitoring energy markets to generate daily, weekly and monthly reports to the board of Directors. Brodie gathers information from internal and external resources to inform the Directors about recent and future events within the energy market. Brodie’s creditable organisational and support skillsets ensure all trades are carried out in an accurate and timely manner.

Srividhya Anbazhagan

Business Systems Analyst

Srividhya ensures work products and functional requirements remain optimal with the use of her software optimisation and computing expertise. By examining current business procedures and day-to-day managements, Sri ensures Ozwide’s IT systems remain the highest of quality.

Nick Kewell

CEO of Ozwide Carbon Singapore

Nick runs Ozwide’s brand new Singapore entity, linking Ozwide Carbon Australia to the global carbon marketplace.His focus on innovation, integrity and delivery ensures the highest expectations of Ozwide’s clients are always met.

Richard Frost

Energy Trader – Environmental Markets

Richard joins Ozwide Energy, trading alongside Mark. Richard has a wealth of trading experience having traded Fixed Income Markets in the UK for 20 years. Richard has brought his extensive knowledge to the Ozwide team in the role of Energy Trader, delivering the best outcomes across both markets to support creation and aggregation of energy certificates.

Matthew Finn

Compliance - Site Assessor

Matt facilitates the in-field compliance to assess and verify the strict requirements of the VEU and ESS energy upgrade programs validating the integrity of the upgrade and the energy savings for Ozwide clients.

Mark Ploenges

Founder and Managing Director

Mark founded Ozwide Group in 2006 with a transition to Ozwide Energy in 2019. His key role is to lead an experienced and focused team providing customers with a high-level service and a ‘can do’ approach to pricing, quality and delivery. Specialising in the energy efficiency sector, Mark helps facilitate the energy programs rolled out by Federal and State Governments. Mark is also a qualified electrician.

Anais Ploenges

Project Compliance and Delivery Manager

Anais manages and leads our compliance team, ensuring all standards are met and fully understood. With her level of expertise in business management, she oversees all projects to ensure Ozwide has conducted its business in full compliance according to government and program regulations.

Our Team

Daisy Yao

Assistant Compliance Manager

Daisy works closely alongside Anais as part of the Project Compliance team. Daisy provides exceptional communication and organisational support to ensure the compliance of the business runs efficiently alongside general administrative support.

Clara Ospina

Compliance Officer

Clara’s experience in the energy efficiency industry brings multiple skills to the compliance division of the business. Her role is to provide support to the customers and to ensure the compliance of the business is carried out effectively.

Brodie Parker

Settlements Manager

Brodie works alongside Mark for trading support. His role involves monitoring energy markets to generate daily, weekly and monthly reports to the board of Directors. Brodie gathers information from internal and external resources to inform the Directors about recent and future events within the energy market. Brodie’s creditable organisational and support skillsets ensure all trades are carried out in an accurate and timely manner.

Michael Harper

Finance Manager

Michael manages the finance area for the Ozwide Energy group of entities. Michael is a CPA with extensive industry experience.  With a hands on approach by partnering with stakeholders, the objective is to drive and deliver business performance.  With technical and commercial acumen, problems are identified and resolved with stakeholder buy-in and a solution driven approach. A major focus is on costs, ideas and organisational processes.

Srividhya Anbazhagan

Business Systems Analyst

Srividhya ensures work products and functional requirements remain optimal with the use of her software optimisation and computing expertise. By examining current business procedures and day-to-day managements, Sri ensures Ozwide’s IT systems remain the highest of quality.

Richard Frost

Energy Trader – Environmental Markets

Richard joins Ozwide Energy, trading alongside Mark. Richard has a wealth of trading experience having traded Fixed Income Markets in the UK for 20 years. Richard has brought his extensive knowledge to the Ozwide team in the role of Energy Trader, delivering the best outcomes across both markets to support creation and aggregation of energy certificates.

Nick Kewell

CEO of Ozwide Carbon Singapore

Nick runs Ozwide’s brand new Singapore entity, linking Ozwide Carbon Australia to the global carbon marketplace.His focus on innovation, integrity and delivery ensures the highest expectations of Ozwide’s clients are always met.

Matthew Finn

Compliance - Site Assessor

Matt facilitates the in-field compliance to assess and verify the strict requirements of the VEU and ESS energy upgrade programs validating the integrity of the upgrade and the energy savings for Ozwide clients.

Our Partners

At Ozwide Energy, we strive for increased efficiency and savings for our valued clients.

“Ozwide Energy is the perfect business partner to enable us to offer LED lighting turn-key solutions to all our clients. Their expertise within the energy saving schemes throughout the country has strongly positioned us to help our clients easily access the full benefits of energy saving discounts for their LED lighting upgrades. The outstanding customer service & energy industry knowledge they provide has assisted our business with rapid sales growth selling our quality range of LED lighting product. Highly recommend the Ozwide Energy Team.”

Shane Slade, National Manager | Eco-Rebate / Eco-Audit, L&H Group