The YESS Team

Our team has extensive experience in the energy and services industries, and has delivered energy efficiency programs across Australia for government organisations and other large corporates.

Director – Chris Cowan

Former National Business Development Manager, South Australian State Manager and Energy Efficiency Programs Project Manager for Fieldforce Services Pty Ltd. Former Managing Director of Ideal Services Pty Ltd. Chris has been involved in the REES scheme since 2009 and was actively involved with the South Australian State Government’s Energy Friends program which was the predecessor to the introduction of the REES program. Chris also managed the home energy assessment project with energy retailer Synergy in WA to conduct home energy assessment for low income households.

Operations Manager – Shelley Pollock

Has a wealth of operational experience with REES, VEET and the ACT’s Energy Efficiency Improvement Scheme (EEIS).  Shelley’s career within the industry began with a role in the Community Liaison Unit at the South Australian Department of Environment and Heritage.  Prior to joining YESS she worked with Priority Group Australia (and before this Results Based Marketing) assisting with REES Administration and VEET lighting submissions. Shelley holds a Certificate IV in Business Sustainability Assessment and her knowledge and experience within government schemes has enabled YESS to become experts in meeting compliance requirements within government programs.  

Training and Development Support – Paul Bana

Paul Bana is YESS’ dedicated trainer with a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and 10-year experience in training, coaching and assessment roles. For the past 5 years his work focused on Energy Efficiency and Sustainability. Paul’s work with Green Business and Audit Training, an RTO in South Australia, has contributed to this RTO being recognised as Best Education Institution in Skills for Sustainability, 2013, Winner – National Training Awards.  Paul lead certificate courses in Carbon Management, Assessing Energy Use in a Business/Home, Retrofitting Homes for Energy Efficiency.


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