Members of the Matter team have built two publicly-listed infrastructure companies; led global energy and utilities consulting teams; developed ground-breaking technology alliances; deployed innovative cloud services; built submarine tracking systems and held senior roles in numerous listed companies. Meet our leadership team…
Chris Mrakas / CEO & Co-founder
Chris Mrakas is the CEO and co-founder of Matter and serves on its Board of Directors. One of Australia’s leading technology entrepreneurs, Chris is a pioneer in “Smart Energy” being responsible for Matter’s technology and business strategy. He has over 30 years of executive industry experience across utilities, telecommunication, information technology and financial services sectors in early stage start-ups and global corporations.
Simon Barnes / Co-Founder & VP Corporate Development
Simon co-founded Matter and is responsible for corporate development activities including online marketing and brand strategy, strategic partnerships and investor relations. Simon’s 20 years of executive experience includes business development, marketing and consulting for global technology companies IBM and Capgemini.
Marie Taylor / CFO & COO
Marie is the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer and is responsible for Matter’s global financial and operational functions. She has previously held several senior management roles including the CFO roles at ASX listed software and energy companies. With over twenty-five years in corporate operational finance she has also held consulting positions responsible for the design and implementation of significant enterprise wide financial systems.
Sheldon Dyer / Head of Engineering and Field Operations
Sheldon is the Head of Engineering and Field Operations for Matter and is responsible for technology development, our production environments and the operation of our technology in the field. This encompasses all our digital solar infrastructure, cloud services, business systems and technical helpdesk. He has well over 20 years experience in various facets of technology and IT leadership roles. He has worked with several successful organisations including Shell, BHP, Coles/Myer, Officeworks, Creative Brands and Cricket Australia. Sheldon is passionate that solutions involve more than just technology and is equally committed to people, communities, and the environment.