Our story

Ozwide Group was founded in 2006 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.

In the 10 years since, these principles remain the foundation of who we are today, and Ozwide Group has continually made significant investments in our people, processes and technology to ensure we stay ahead of the curve and can continue to deliver on our promise of next generation energy solutions for our clients.

Our existing and new clients continue to return to Ozwide Group to help solve their energy and sustainability challenges, and deliver real benefits to their businesses. We are proud to continue to deliver the highest level of trust, service, quality and safety the industry has come to expect when working with our expert team.

Ozwide Group places great emphasis on sustainable practices. We’re proud of the work we have completed in energy efficiency, partnering with both public and private sector organisations to complete large scale energy efficient lighting programs, smart metering deployments and energy compliance audits. Our model is focused on delivering strategic and long term sustainable value for our clients.

Our Team

Mark Ploenges

Mark Ploenges

Mark founded Ozwide Group in 2006. 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.

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Damien Ritchie

Damien co-founded Ozwide. His background of technical expertise in large-scale rollout delivery and project management provides clients with the confidence that agreed outcomes will be achieved every time.

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Lyndon Galvin

Lyndon’s strengths lie in combining strong financial management expertise with a naturally creative and strategic mindset, whilst ensuring a sound commercial platform for our energy efficiency programs, project delivery and partnerships.

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Anais Rembeau

Anais Rembeau

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 have conducted its business in full compliance according to government and program regulations.

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Leila Said

Leila Said

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

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Romilly Hulse

Romilly Hulse

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

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Ilona Delaveau

Ilona Delaveau

Ilona’s helps to ensure the compliance of the business is carried out effectively. Her role is to provide support to the compliance and general administration divisions of the business, utilising her strong interpersonal skills.

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In an increasingly connected and complex world, what does value look like? Is it an agile and highly skilled field workforce who take pride in getting the job done right? Or is it a collaborative, knowledgeable management team who take pride in being in working with your business to successfully deliver the next generation of energy solutions. At Ozwide Group, the value we deliver is all this and more.

Our difference – The Ozwide Advantage

 Our success is derived from the success of our clients. Here’s what you need to know about working with us.

  • We are values driven, honest and straight talking.

    We do what we say, we say what we’ll do and you can have the confidence that we’ll be around to support your business when needed in the future and long after our project is done. We take personal pride in delivering honest, and mutually agreed upon, project outcomes.

  • We’re dynamic and agile.

    We’re big enough to get the job done, but small enough to identify trends and seize opportunities  that your organisation can benefit from as a result. Because we understand that your business is continually changing, we’ll move with you. You’ll find we will do anything and everything to be flexible to your changing needs whilst we’re working with you – because your project success is our own.

  • We take an end-to-end approach when working with you.

    Rest assured that when dealing with Ozwide Group, we’ll support you through every step of the process, no matter what energy solution you require. We don’t call, install and run – instead our end to end project method ensures that from our initial consultation through to deployment, evaluation and benefits realization – we’ll be with you and ensuring oversight of the whole process, giving you peace of mind you’re dealing with the best.

  • We’re experts at what we do.

    Our management team bring extensive experience from within the energy industry; Ozwide Group is a trusted member of the Master Electricians of Australia; accredited in the NSW Energy Savings Scheme (ESS) and Victorian Energy Efficiency Target (VEET) Scheme and ISO accredited for Quality and Safety. You can be assured that we’ll get the job done safely and efficiently, every time.

Innovation goes beyond using the latest technology. Our experts work with clients to find opportunities to extract greater value and insights through the entire life-cycle of your assets or projects. In many instances, our process optimisation and data driven insights are able to deliver significant value to legacy assets, even those that are not connected or ‘smart’.