Our team

Our Experience

Our key staff are respected industry veterans who have been working in the solar industry since 1995.

We share our specialist knowledge of solar and energy storage sales and installations with our customers through regular training sessions at both introductory and advanced levels.

Our Strengths

Extensive technical expertise in all aspects of solar system design, installation and support

Commitment to ensuring our customers have the right solar and energy storage products for the right application

Smooth logistics managed through a national supply chain network

Directors



Grant Behrendorff
Managing Director (co-founder) | BEng, MAICD
David and I worked together for many years before setting up AC Solar Warehouse. I am extremely proud of what we have built and the team who have worked so hard to get us to where we are today.


David Smyth
Director (co-founder) | BEng Elect (Hons), RPEQ, MAICD
My role as Director, is to work with Grant to set and implement the strategic direction of the business and develop our engineering team to deliver professional services for customers.

Engineering



Tom Peters
Manager, Procurement and Engineering | BEng (Hons), MIEAust, NER, RPEQ

I am responsible for stock procurement across all warehouses in Australia and New Zealand and overseeing the operation of the engineering team.  I am a Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ) and on the National Engineering Register (NER) with several years experience in providing engineering services to solar companies throughout the Australasia region.


Alex Townsend
AC Board - Senior Technical Officer | BTech (RESys)

I am working with the engineering team helping with the preparation of switchboard designs, schematic diagrams and documentation that our customers require for commercial solar installations.


Jaydon Gunzburg
Graduate Engineer | BEng Elect 

I am a Graduate Engineer from Queensland University of Technology. At university I studied both electrical and power engineering, also with a focus on robotics and AI.  I’m a Cairns local and excited to be back and part of the team.  I’ll be working on different things at AC Solar Warehouse but predominantly focused of Switchboards. 


Saaqib Mohammed
Graduate Engineer | BEng Elect (Hons)

As a graduate engineer, I am responsible for preparing engineering drawings, reports, and related documents to the highest quality for our customers. Working at AC Solar Warehouse means a lot to me, as my university degree was closely connected to new forms of electrical energy, including solar. I also believe that working towards a world powered by renewable energy is essential in today's world.


Angus Webb
Electrical Engineer | BEng Elect (Hons)

I am mainly involved with the design and preparation of schematic diagrams for commercial solar systems.  As a member of the engineering team, I really enjoy assisting with the school solar project.​

Business Development & Sales



Stuart Fordyce
National Sales and Operation Manager | BEng Elect (Hons)

I manage how we help customers with purchasing, product selection and sales support. If we can make it easy for them to access the stock and information they need, they can spend more time selling and installing systems. I get a lot of satisfaction helping our customers save time and money and seeing their businesses grow.


Mark Colwell
National Business Development Manager

I look after building our relationships with customers nationally and ensure we are helping them with their solar and storage requirements. Very few distributors have the technical expertise that we do but what makes it for me, is knowing that the team is 100% behind each other.


Alder Martz
Account Manager 

I help installers access the best products, when they need them so they can plan their installations effectively and grow their business.   We provide installers with industry leading solar and storage equipment, unique equipment to make installations easier such as AC Boards and engineering services for commercial installations.


Pat Bradshaw
Account Manager

I help installers access the best products, when they need them so they can plan their installations effectively and grow their business.   We provide installers with industry leading solar and storage equipment, unique equipment to make installations easier such as AC Boards and engineering services for commercial installations.


Luke Bullock
Key Account Manager | BBus Swinburne

Although I spent a long time in the plastics industry, I have always had a passion for solar, so it made sense for me to actively make the switch when it was time to move on. I started at AC Solar Warehouse and haven’t looked back.


Andrew Klink
Account Manager - Electrical Engineer | BEng Elect (Hons) 

I started with AC Solar Warehouse after university as I wanted to use my engineering degree to contribute to making positive changes in the world. Making a start in the renewable energy industry made perfect sense and it is a pleasure to work with such motivated and forward thinking individuals who are part of the team here.


Dominic Nolan
Account Manager - Electrical Engineer | BEng Elect (Hons)

I really enjoy talking to people and helping them out with technical support or designing specific solutions for their solar systems. Taking on a challenge is something I relish as it enables me to think differently and work through various options before selecting the most suitable.


Matthew Lutz
Account Manager - Electrical Engineer | BEng Electrical and Electronics

I have a Bachelor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne.  I am working with the engineering team helping with the preparation of designs, schematic diagrams and documentation that our customers require for commercial solar installations.


Ari Tsiounis
Account Manager 

I help installers access the best products, when they need them so they can plan their installations effectively and grow their business.   We provide installers with industry leading solar and storage equipment, unique equipment to make installations easier such as AC Boards and engineering services for commercial installations.


Cameron Lynch
Account Manager | Electrical Trade

With an electrical trade background. I've excelled in areas like Switchboard Manufacturing. Building Services Consulting and Engineering. My roles as Area Manager, Sales Engineer, and Business Development Manager have given me extensive product knowledge across multiple manufacturers. 

Neha Shah
Account Manager - Electrical Engineer | BEng Elect (Hons), GradIEAust

I have a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering with Honours from James Cook University. I am working with the engineering team helping with the preparation of designs, schematic diagrams and documentation that our customers require for commercial solar installations.


Operations



Shannon Rodgers
Executive Assistant and HR | CertIVBusAdmin, DipTour(Mgt)

I provide support to our executive team, taking care of travel, reporting, event management, recruitment and employee experience. In addition to this, I help out across the business as required to keep everything running smoothly.


Shiree Trundle
Procurement Officer | Cert IV in Competitive Manufacturing

I look after inventory control which includes preparation of purchase orders, collection of stock orders into the warehouses and receipting of goods.  This includes both domestic and international orders for individual items up to container quantities.


Jana Spanton
Logistics Officer | Cert II in Business Administration 

I look after transport logistics and ensure that all freight is meticulously organised. Sometimes there are delays such as late flights or weather events, so when this occurs, I find solutions and advise the account managers of any changes so they can keep customers informed.


Roxanne Shipp
Customer Service

I am a dedicated Customer Service representative. With a passion for organisation and helping customers, I’m here to provide seamless support for all your solar and storage needs. Whether you have questions, need assistance with our solutions, or are embarking on a commercial project, I’m your ally in powering a brighter, more sustainable future.


Jonathan Owen
Sales Admin | Economics & French

In my capacity as an Operations and Sales Administrator, I am focused on delivering exemplary customer service, addressing your inquiries, and ensuring that your needs are met in a timely manner. I play an important role in supporting the sales team through streamlined administration, enhancing their efficiency and effectiveness.


Jaedyn  Robinson
Customer Service

I am a dedicated Customer Service representative. With a passion for organisation and helping customers, I’m here to provide seamless support for all your solar and storage needs. Whether you have questions, need assistance with our solutions, or are embarking on a commercial project, I’m your ally in powering a brighter, more sustainable future.


Samuel Mollenhauer
Switchboard Manufacturing Supervisor

I lead our switchboard building team, focusing on crafting quality switchboards and developing exciting new products. I enjoy managing the team, providing support, and fostering an environment where we can all thrive and innovate together. 


Jake Milner
Warehouse Supervisor

I ensure the stock at the Melbourne Warehouse is safely handled and stored appropriately.  I arrange for stock to be picked and packed for customers so it can be delivered or prepared for collection, whichever the customer prefers.


Keely Henderson
Warehouse Officer

I am responsible for the construction of the Solar Distribution Boards along side the warehouse supervisor and engineering team. I am also involved with stock management and maintaining the switchboard building facility.


Hira Kurihara
Warehouse Officer

I am involved with the construction of the Solar Distribution Boards along side the warehouse supervisor and engineering team. I am also involved with stock management and maintaining the switchboard building facility.


Veemal Naresh
Warehouse Officer

I work in the Melbourne Warehouse and ensure the stock is safely handled and stored appropriately.  I arrange for stock to be picked and packed for customers so it can be delivered or prepared for collection, whichever the customer prefers.


Stephen Edgar
Warehouse Officer

I am involved with the construction of the Solar Distribution Boards along side the warehouse supervisor and engineering team.

Marketing



Robert Birchall
National Marketing Manager | Bachelor of Marketing

I manage all marketing across the business. Our talented marketing team ensures that customers are up to date on the latest offers; while managing trade shows, the website and all digital marketing efforts. Helping to drive Australia towards renewables, provides me with a rewarding role.


Eliosa Sparano
Marketing Specialist - Bachelor in Advertising & PR

I am a passionate communicator, educated in Advertising and Public Relations with work experience across different industries. My role as a Marketing Specialist includes planning events, managing social media, creating email marketing campaigns and designing collateral for the latest promotions


Ming Lin
Web Designer | Bachelor of Telecommunication Engineering

I have a strong background in website design and development. I look after the AC Solar Warehouse website as well as prepare graphic design for a variety of resources like banners, images for the website, brochures etc.


Bradley Behrendorff
Marketing Assistant | Bachelor of Digital Media

I assist with digital design, marketing and administration tasks. I received my Bachelor of Digital Media in 2022 and have put these skills to good use when I designed and created our interactive touch screen that we use at our many trade booths throughout the year. 



Finance



Colleen Adgar
Finance Manager - DipStratComnm BBus, C.A.

My role is to ensure the smooth operation of the finance and accounting functions of the company. I have many years of experience working in commercial environments and have recently started at AC Solar Warehouse as Finance Manager.


Kelly Baird
Warehouse Manager & Accounts Payable | AdvDip LdMgt

I was the first employee at AC Solar Warehouse many years ago and have been through three office moves with the company. I am responsible for accounts receivable and freight and really enjoy liaising with our customers


Irene Reid
Accounts Receivable Officer | CERT III in Financial Service

With a CERT III in Financial Services and years of experience in finance, I’m here to manage debtor accounts and provide vital support to our Finance Manager. My passion for contributing to a brighter future resonates with AC Solar Warehouse’s mission. Working towards a world powered by renewable energy is essential in today's world.