Everty is a technology (software) company in the e-mobility sector and provides EV charging solutions and a cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS) platform to companies installing Electric Vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure.
The software allows EV charging station operators to monitor, manage and monetise their charging infrastructure assets and provides an interface to EV drivers for the use of chargers. Everty’s software enables efficient management and operation of physical assets (EV charging stations) as well as the integration of cars and charging infrastructure with the electricity grid.
The Management Team
Carola founded Everty in 2016 to address climate change and the urgent need to transition to sustainable zero emissions transport. To achieve this, the Everty software platform makes it easy for businesses large and small to charge their own EVs or offer EV charging services to their customers and the public.
Carola has previously worked as a sustainability and marketing consultant with brands like Enphase Energy to bring storage solutions, microinverters and smart software to market. She also assisted EnergyLab, the first clean energy accelerator in Australia, to build and grow a vibrant start-up community of clean-tech companies and female entrepreneurs.
Carola has over 15 years of experience in bringing products and services to market in Europe, Asia and in Australia and has worked for household names such as Climate Friendly, NABERS (National Australian Built Environment Rating System), Transparency International and DB Schenker.
Dr Oliver Hartley has worked in research, technology development and commercialisation, merger and acquisitions, business structuring and start-ups for over 25 years.
In 2021, Oliver successfully sold his company Epho Pty Ltd to Australia’s largest energy retailer AGL. He founded Epho in 2014 realising that there was a need for a high-end solar service solution provider for large commercial and industrial clients. He applied his experience in working for large global corporations as well as managing startups to develop Epho into one of Australia’s leading commercial solar energy companies.
Prior to founding Epho, Oliver was the Managing Director of Hanwha QCELLS Australia, the CEO of the thin-film solar company Calyxo in Germany as well as being a board member and chairman of several solar manufacturing companies in Europe.
Oliver has a PhD in physics, an MBA and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is the Chair of the Industry Advisory Committee for the School for Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, and an Adjunct Senior Lecturer at UNSW.
Duncan has over 20 years of experience in the renewables, finance, private capital and the funds management sectors internationally. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse and then worked in venture capital/private equity before moving to the infrastructure sector. Duncan held senior roles with Lend Lease, McConnell Dowell, Merrill Lynch (UK), Colonial First State (Aus & UK) and Epho.
He was Head of Finance at Epho with Oliver and had originated and managed transactions and funds; and held board roles across the various asset classes/stages, including transport, utilities, renewable energy and PPP. Investments include; Anglian Water Group (UK), Perth Airport, Inexus (UK), Gold Coast Rapid Transit and Newham Hospital PFI (UK).
Duncan holds an MBA from the Macquarie School of Graduate Management (MGSM), a Bachelor of Commerce from the ANU and qualified as an Australian Chartered Accountant.
Tatiana brings exceptional organisational and process skills into the EV industry to support Everty‘s growth and evolving needs for structure, process and delivery.
With over 13 years of international experience in quality, project & process management in two of the world’s leading automotive companies, Volkswagen and Daimler, Tatiana has driven multiple complex projects around IT systems, organisational change, quality management, digital transformation, providing highly valuable guidance on lean company development and business model scalability.
She holds a dual Master of Laws (LL.M) degree from the University of Kaiserslautern and University of Saarland (Germany), a Bachelor of Arts in Tourism Management from Harz University of Applied Sciences (Germany) and a Diploma for Linguistic and Intercultural Communication from State University of Ryazan (Russia).
Stephen studied Electrical Engineering and Computer Science with a focus on signal processing and distributed systems at the University of Newcastle. Stephen has built his career over 15 years spanning globally from finance, advertising & marketing, e-commerce and startups.
He was a senior developer on the hedge-fund portfolio management team for Linedata, London and Hong Kong; digital marketing team lead for WPP; a Product Design engineer responsible for the IoT development and commercialisation of Omron’s HVC facial recognition in the Hong Kong retail sector.
In 2012, he co-founded Weyee, an e-commerce clothing wholesale platform in Guangzhou, China attracting investments from Guangdong Wentou Venture Factory and Yimin Investment Group.
Stephen is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst; vice-chair of the AustCham Zhongshan Committee in China, and a member of the Greater Bay Area Committee. His passion for travel, technology, engineering and strong business acumen has led him to join Everty.
Alison’s background is 20+ years in ICT architecture, development, projects and operations for state and federal governments. After her degree in Computer Science and Technology (USyd) she focused on integrations between the disparate systems operated by government agencies, bridging the gap between jurisdictions with technology and process.
In a previous role she was accountable for the integration and 24/7 operation of networks across 1200 state government sites, spanning seven heterogeneous technology stacks, with disparate supplier and governance models. Recently she has designed and managed cloud transformations, migrating legacy on-premise systems into systems such as AWS and Azure, alongside replatforming into SaaS and PaaS offerings, while simultaneously delivering improved outcomes for end users and business and external stakeholders.
She also has a passion for using technology to address sustainability challenges, such as automated energy management across solar, electric vehicles and buildings which makes Everty a natural fit for her.
Geoff has over 17 years of Business Development experience within fleet management and automotive industry. He has worked in new business acquisition and account management roles within the UK for Pitney Bowes and in Australia for Interleasing, Ford Motor Company of Australia, and held regional and national sales leadership roles at Mitsubishi Motors Australia Limited and Permagard Australia.
He was Director and founder of Fleet Connect Finance, a fleet management business providing flexible fleet management solutions to SME’s within the Australian market.
Geoff is experienced in delivering successful business outcomes for Corporate and Government accounts and is driven to deliver solid ROI for all customers.
Geoff has a Bachelor of Commerce from University of Newcastle.