About Us

Senior Management Team


Genco Energy operates internationally with a team of 19 project personnel based in 3 countries.

Our senior / Principal Founding Team are profiled here.



Don Sollitt  
Project Development Manager
Project Recovery Specialist
Co-founder


Don is Genco Energy's senior EPC Project Recovery Specialist who has a reputation for high capability in the business of distressed project and business turnaround.

Don has a trade based grounding with both electrical and mechanical qualifications as well as being trained in building, construction and civil works. He also carries extensive experience with both reciprocating and gas turbine power generation plant. 

Don has amassed a wide variety of experience in a business career spanning 50 years. Specific to power generation this includes:
  • The development and governance of both private and publicly listed NZX / ASX listed electrical and technology companies (both as MD and Chairman).
  • Extensive experience in the electrical manufacturing, technology and power-gen industries.
  • Serving on 2x NZ Prime Ministers Enterprise Councils.
  • Chairman of the business arm of Canterbury University (Canterprise).
  • Chairman of Crown Research Institute NIWA.
  • Serving on the Board of an electric utility.
  • A member of the Canterbury Manufactures Association Council.
  • Extensive experience with trade missions into South East Asia and USA over 30 years.
  • Extensive experience in international business/project development and trade.
  • Appointment in 1998 to the NZ Government Ministerial inquiry panel into the Auckland Power Failure crisis.

As a result of this and sometimes hard won experience Dons expertise in distressed business turnarounds and power project recovery is demanded internationally.

Don is based in New Zealand and Indonesia.


Jon Ford     
Manager of Design and Engineering

Jon is a professional Engineering Manager and Consulting Engineer, with over 40 years experience in the Australian and international electricity industry and electrical engineering fields. 

Following extensive experience in the heavy power, high voltage Electricity Supply Industry for more than 25 years, Jon established a Consulting Engineering company to provide value added engineering design, management, commissioning and operational expertise to independent Build-Own-Operate power producers, railway systems and a range of other clients.

Jon has been involved with the Genco founders since 2006 and heads Genco Energy’s Design and Engineering.

Jon's practical and multi-disciplinary approach and engineering expertise has gained him professional respect both throughout Australia and internationally.

Jon specialises in the areas of network planning, design, operations and electrical safety assurance.

Jon has contributed extensively to the electricity industry by his membership of:

  • National committees including Standards Australia
  • Energy Networks Association
  • Clean Energy Council
  • NSW Energy Authority
  • NSW Electricity Supply Association

This includes as author/coauthor of national documents and conference presenter, particularly in the areas of electrical safety and connection of embedded generation to electricity networks.

Jon is based in Indonesia and Australia.


Justin Sollitt  
Commercial Director
C
o-founder 

Justin has a trade based grounding being electrically qualified that commenced in the construction industry in 1988 training as an industrial electrician in the sectors of:

  • Residential, commercial electrical construction
  • Industrial maintenance
  • Industrial refrigeration
  • Underground network reticulation

Justin has also been deployed to run remote Genco power project construction sites internationally as part of Genco project recovery assignments.

Justin's current focus remains as Genco Groups Commercial Director. His experience is also shaped through 30 years continuous business ownership particularity around business startups and that includes the co-founding of Genco Energy 2007.

Justin's other business interests emanate from extensive experience in aviation and eCommerce. Internationally he is a specialist aviation valuer and is affiliated with the Institute of Plant & Machinery Valuers.

Justin also supports Business Mentors New Zealand, a volunteer based business support network established in 1991 providing gratis support for SME owners. Justin is an accredited Business Mentor who carries a strong peer reputation for advice and capability on new venture start-ups and expansion including distressed business turnaround, recovery and performance improvement.

Justin is based in Australia and New Zealand.


Lorrayne Fell    
Administration Manager   
Global Power Projects
   

Lorrayne has been with Genco Energy and its founders since 2007 and has followed Genco Energy along the groups growth path.

Lorrayne manages Genco Energy's project and construction office administration and accounting team. She is remains a very capable administration manager required to operate and support the Genco Project Delivery and Engineering team at an international level.

Lorrayne is based in New Zealand.


Saiful Bahri      
Co-founder / Commercial Director
PT. Genco Energi Indonesia  

Saiful has been instrumental in the founding of Genco’s Indonesian subsidiary PT. Genco Energi Indonesia since July 2013. Saiful is a mechanical engineer with extensive experience on CAT reciprocating equipment and is responsible for primary Business Development in Indonesia. 

Saiful is based in Jakarta.


Agam Marzuki       
Co-founder / Technical Director
P
T. Genco Energi Indonesia

Agam has been instrumental in the founding of Genco’s Indonesian subsidiary PT. Genco Energi Indonesia since July 2013. Agam is a mechanical engineer with extensive experience on reciprocating equipment and is responsible for construction and technical support in Indonesia. 

Agam in based in Jakarta.


Mark Hampson        
Principal Project Quantity Surveyor
Global Power Projects

Mark Hampson is a registered Quantity Surveyor and is current President of the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors. Mark is principal of Western Australian QS firm RBB Consultants. Mark is has over 25 years experience as a professional Quantity Surveyor and Construction Cost Manager in all areas of the construction and civil engineering industries including experience throughout metropolitan and remote Australia, the United Kingdom and South-East Asia. He has worked extensively in both professional practice and for building and civil works contracting organisations giving him complete understanding of the issues effecting construction costs from inception to completion.

Mark is Genco Energy's Project Financial controller coming from a strong history of financial control on Genco Power Projects and remains an integral part of Genco Energy's EPCM project delivery team.

Mark is based in Perth, Western Australia


Sadmir Ceric         
Senior Project Quantity Surveyor
Quality Assurance Auditor
Global Power Projects

Sadmir is a senior Quantity Surveyor and is Associate Director of Western Australian QS firm RBB Consultants. Sadmir carries experience in building and engineering construction from inception to handover.

Sadmir carries a strong history on Genco Power Projects under the role of our project QS and QA auditor. His involvement in projects has been both office and site based and remains an integral part of Genco Energy's EPCM project delivery team.

Sadmir is based in Perth, Western Australia