Find out more about the people who lead ReNu Energy, including information on their roles, responsibilities and experience.
ReNu Energy’s Board of Directors is responsible for governance, leadership, strategic direction and our standards of conduct.
For more details about the Board’s, responsibilities and independence, please visit our Governance section.
Our Executive Team is responsible for the day to day management of our operations and the implementation of the corporate strategy to ensure we meet the needs of customer, shareholders and stakeholders.
Mr White has an accomplished record in the energy, infrastructure and mining sectors. He has over 30 years of business experience and brings strong strategic, commercial, M&A, financing and entrepreneurial skills to the ReNu Energy Board.
Mr White has held executive roles internationally with US multinationals Halliburton Company and KBR Inc, and domestically with Tarong Energy, and Territory Generation.
Mr White was a founding partner in ARC Developments International, providing energy advisory services and developing or acquiring renewable energy projects.
Mr White is currently the Principal of New Energy Capital and, amongst other things, is developing a €500m bioenergy and geothermal business in Europe and involved in executive management, clean energy and capital raising activities in the small cap resources sector.
Mr White holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from Queensland University of Technology and an MBA from the University of Queensland.
Mr White has had no other listed company directorships in the past three years.
Mr White is a member of the Remuneration and Nominations Committee.
Executive Director (until 31 December 2021) Non-Executive Director (from 1 January 2022)
BAppSc, MBA, GAICD, Cert Gov (Risk)
Mr Scholefield is a Director and senior executive with global experience in project delivery, operations, financial, governance and risk management.
Mr Scholefield has more than 30 years’ experience across the resources and energy value chain including: exploration, production and operations; conventional, unconventional and renewable fuel sources; gas storage and offtake, power generation and the link to customers.
Mr Scholefield is a Director and Principal of Pacific Energy Partners, a consultancy providing advice on renewable energy solutions and opportunities in the Pacific and South East Asia. He has served as a chair and participant on board committees evaluating and developing energy projects, managing joint venture and other stakeholder relationships and providing strategy, risk, commercial and governance support. He has experience leading small and large cross functional technical, financial, commercial, legal, project and operations teams; making recommendations and participating in acquisitions, divestments and greenfield and brownfield projects ranging in size from $USD millions to $USD billions.
Mr Scholefield holds a Bachelor of Applied Science from the University of South Australia, a MBA from Deakin University, a Certificate in Governance and Risk Management from the Governance Institute of Australia and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Mr Scholefield has had no other listed company directorships in the past three years.
Mr Scholefield had executive responsibility to coordinate, implement and oversee the permanent abandonment of the Company’s geothermal wells in the Cooper Basin and to assist the CEO with the Company’s M&A activities. With the Company’s geothermal wells permanently abandoned during 2021 and a portfolio of renewable and clean energy investments secured, Mr Scholefield ceased his executive role on 31 December.
Mr Scholefield is Chair of the Risk and Audit Committee.
Mr Drucker is an experienced senior executive with a background in the renewable energy sector spanning three decades. He has extensive expertise in the renewable sector including renewable project initiation experience.
Mr Drucker commenced his career with State Electricity Commission of Victoria and has held roles with PwC and several private consultancies.
His previous Board experience includes appointments with Methodist Ladies’ College where he was Vice Chairman for five of his nine-year tenure, the Variety Club of Australia and various private companies including business development consultants Corporate Kudos Pty Ltd and DYDX Pty Ltd. Through both companies he represented ASX-listed companies and Governments.
Mr Drucker holds a Bachelor of Economics and has been admitted as a Certified Practising Accountant.
Mr Drucker has had no other listed company directorships in the past three years.
Mr Drucker is a member of the Remuneration and Nominations Committee
MBA & MAICD
Mr Louka has 24 years of industry experience in Board, executive and management roles in the energy supply chain, clean technology solutions as well as retail & industrial property sectors. Mr Louka is the Managing Director of Maxify Consulting a bespoke ESG & asset management advisory to various ASX corporates & innovative start-ups in the Asia Pacific. He has held previous management and executive roles at Woolworths Group, Ergon Energy and Emerson Network Power. He has also served as a Board Member of the Energy Users Association of Australia and the Transgrid Advisory Council.
Mr Louka was appointed to the Board as a Non Executive Director on 27 September 2018. He was then appointed as interim Managing Director and Acting CEO on 20 September 2019 to oversee the company restructure. Mr Louka returned to his previous position of Non Executive Director effective 28 February 2020.
Mr Louka has had no other listed company directorships in the past three years.
Mr Louka is a member of the Risk and Audit Committee and Chair of the Remuneration and Nominations Committee.
BPC, Cert FinMgt
Ms Oliver is an accomplished leader with more than 25 years’ experience at a director and senior executive level.
Ms Oliver has extensive Board and governance experience as Chair and non executive director with listed companies including Transurban Group, Centro Group, Programmed Group, Coffey International and the Just Group. She serves on the Investment Committee for IFM Investors and was founding Chair of Scale Investors retiring in June 2021. She is currently Chair of the Alice Anderson Fund for the Victorian government.
Previously, Ms Oliver had a career in technology and futures consulting with Accenture, pioneer technology strategy company Invetech and leading the Commission for the Future for the Australian Government. She held senior roles in the public service in Housing and Industry departments in Victoria.
Her Order of Australia was awarded for services to business and women.
Ms Oliver holds a Bachelor of Property and Construction from Melbourne University and a Certificate in Financial Management.
Ms Oliver has had no other listed company directorships in the past three years
Ms Oliver is a member of the Risk and Audit Committee.
LLB, BCom, GDipLP, CA
Greg joined ReNu Energy as Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary in September 2019, and was appointed at CEO in February 2020. Greg has a strong background in finance, tax, legal and company secretarial disciplines.
He has 13 years experience with listed and private companies in the resources sector.
Greg previously worked as CFO and Company Secretary at Capricorn Copper and has also held corporate roles at Anglo American, Barrick Gold, Equinox Minerals and Fortescue Metals.
Greg commenced his career at KPMG where he worked for 9 years.
Mr Drucker is an experienced senior executive with a background in the renewable energy sector spanning three decades. He has extensive expertise in the renewable sector including renewable project initiation experience. Mr Drucker commenced his career with State Electricity Commission of Victoria and has held roles with PwC and several private consultancies. Mr Drucker holds a Bachelor of Economics and has been admitted as a Certified Practising Accountant. Mr Drucker will continue to act as Executive Director of the CRH business.
Ms Drucker has almost 30 years’ extensive business development experience and has been responsible for initiating and delivering major corporate and national initiatives.
Her experience embraces stakeholder management, community consultation, issues management and project delivery.