The Chargefox Team
Working to connect Australia’s EV Drivers with a renewable future.
Meet the Team
CEO and Co-Founder
After successfully starting and growing Cogent, a 50-person software product company in Melbourne, Marty started Chargefox with the aim to make EV charging easier for all Australians. His extensive experience as a developer combined with his business background makes him uniquely positioned to bring innovative charging technology to the market.
Chief Technology Officer
Rob has over 25 years’ experience in software development and leading development teams. He’s worked across multiple industries including manufacturing, insurance, real estate, travel, and medical, with focus on end user experience. As CTO at Chargefox, he’s responsible for the growing dev team and the Chargefox Technical Strategy.
Head of Charging
Evan was the Program Manager for the Tesla supercharger network when it rolled out in Australia. He personally oversaw the initial national network, and managed all EV infrastructure across the country. Evan now manages the roll out of our ultra-rapid charging network.
Sophia has developed and executed marketing strategies for businesses across Europe and Australia. Haaving worked with some of Melbourne’s most well-known digital businesses, she now works with a range of B2C and B2B tech companies, and is heading up Chargefox’s marketing and brand strategy.
Jim has over 30 years experience in the Australian automotive industry. He’s worked in OEM companies across all facets of corporate and dealer business improvement including large fleet, motor sport and customer experience improvement strategies. The past few years have been spent adding his experience to Chargefox, helping ensure EVs are a viable option for for drivers now and into the future.
Site Strategy and Partnerships Manager
Ruth has worked in automotive multinationals for a number of years including at Toyota, Suzuki and most recently at Renault, Sweden as Brand Manager of Scandinavia. She completed her MBA at Alliance Manchester Business School in early 2021, and has worked across product development, commercial operations and strategy. She looks forward to focusing on electrification and the future, widespread rollout of EVs across Australia.
Business Development Manager
Senior Software Engineer
Cam test drove an EV for the first time in 2014 and hasn’t looked back. He is a passionate developer with 15 years’ experience working across multiple industries and technologies. Since mid 2019 Cam has been the driving force behind the revamped Chargefox mobile app.
With over 17 years experience as a qualified CA, Julia has worked in both industry and public practice. Her breadth of practice and financial knowledge crosses many organisational, industry and business realms, from start-ups to NASDAQ and ASX listed global agencies. With diverse experience, having worked with executive and global finance teams and strong passion about the financial viability and success, she heads up the finance function including board reporting, governance and audit, and is involved in many facets of the Chargefox business.
The Chargefox Board
Mark is an angel investor and the CEO of Cogent, a Melbourne born business focused on using strategy, design and development to turn great ideas into remarkable businesses. Having previously held a range of CEO, CCO, CTO and Non-Executive Director roles, Mark’s a sought after advisor on topics spanning from fundraising to strategic planning and market entry. An active investor in numerous early stage and not so early stage startups, Mark has a passionate belief in the positive impact that renewable energy tech and transport as a service (TaaS) will make over the coming decade. He’s also an avid cyclist and rarely stops talking about bikes and his ever expanding collection (nine at last count).
Greg is the proud founder of Carsales.com.au and their former CEO. Greg is a software developer by trade, who guided Carsales from a small startup in 1997 to its position as a top 100 ASX listed business with a market capitalisation of around $4bn with investments in Mexico, Chile, Brazil, Korea and SE Asia. Greg has been in the Auto industry for over 35 years and prior to founding Carsales, was Joint Managing Director of Pentana Solutions – a supplier of software and services to car dealerships, and where Greg is now Chairman.Greg was named the EY Australian Entrepreneur of the Year 2009 and has spoken on a number of panels at the World Entrepreneur of the Year event in Monte Carlo.
Michael Reed is the CEO of the Australian Motoring Services Pty Ltd (AMS). AMS is wholly owned by the Automobile Clubs of Australia (NRMA, RACV, RACQ, RAA, RAC, and RACT). The company was established in 2002 as a medium for the delivery of key operational services and initiatives on behalf of the Clubs, best managed on a national commercial basis.Prominently focused on business-to-business automotive and travel & tourism services, AMS is a key player in the wholesale roadside assistance market and a provider of consolidated travel solutions, increasing its presence in the online space. Show Your Card & Save and More 4 Members programs are coordinated with national partners on behalf of the Clubs and their 9 million Members.
Shane Nelson is the Group General Manager Corporate Services of the Australian Motoring Services Pty Ltd (AMS). AMS is wholly owned by the Automobile Clubs of Australia (NRMA, RACV, RACQ, RAA, RAC, and RACT) and shareholder in Chargefox.
Shane has over 20 years’ experience as a CPA & CFO within various industries including Automotive, Not for Profit, Recruitment and IT Services