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. 

Don carries 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 45 years. This involves the growth and governance of both private and publicly listed NZX / ASX listed companies (both as MD and Chairman) in the electrical manufacturing, technology and power generation industries. 

Don has also served on 2x NZ Prime Ministers Enterprise Councils as well as serving as the Chairman of the business arm of Canterbury University (Canterprise), and as Chairman of Crown Research Institute NIWA. 
As a member of the Canterbury Manufactures Association Council Don was a member of many Trade Missions into South East Asia and led trade missions into the USA over a period of 30 years. 

In 1998 he was appointed to the NZ Government Ministerial inquiry panel into the Auckland Power Failure crisis.

As a result of this and often 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 on various projects since 2006 and heads Genco Energy’s Design and Engineering.

Jon's practical approach and engineering expertise in the areas of network planning, design, operations and electrical safety assurance has gained him professional respect both throughout Australia and internationally. His vision and ability to build multi-disciplinary teams ensures projects are completed efficiently and effectively, within budget and schedule.

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, having been the 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 is electrically qualified that commenced in the construction industry in 1988 as an industrial electrician in the sectors of commercial & industrial electrical construction and maintenance, industrial refrigeration and underground network reticulation.

Justin has been deployed to run many remote Genco power project construction sites internationally.

Justin's career is also shaped through 30 years continuous experience in business startup since 1990, that includes the co-founding of Genco Energy 2007. 

Justin is also an experienced aircraft and helicopter valuer and carries an affiliation to the Institute of Plant & Machinery Valuers specialising in aviation valuation. He also has founding interests in established global aviation and eCommerce businesses.

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 and capability for advice 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