On the Ground

Sales Manager

Benham Dodd

Benham is passionate about green energy and energy savings. His real estate background and knowledge of the industry makes him an asset to our team.

He’s diligent and approachable and always meets our clients needs and expectations.

Sales Manager

Tony Zagami

Tony has over 17 years experience working with 1,000’s of small to medium business owners. His invaluable experience relating with clients, as enabled him to support owners to develop business, increase cashflow and brand awareness.
Key Account Manager

Morgan Turinui

Former Australian Wallaby Vice Captain Morgan Turinui has spent the last 16 years playing and coaching Rugby Union at the highest level in both hemispheres.

He has great insight into the operation of high performance systems and the building of relationships in high pressure, results driven environments.

Morgan has enviable business, media and sporting contacts throughout the UK, France, Asia, South Africa, New Zealand and right here in Australia.

Project Manager

Hal Kemel

With over half a decade’s experience with the UK’s largest telecommunication provider, Hal achieved incredible success in Retail Management, with the best performing store of the year, which lead to an opportunity in Retail Operation’s, where he supported the execution of over 500 new stores within 12 weeks.

Hal is a very motivated individual, with a wealth of industry knowledge. He thrives on adaptation and solutions and is the driving force behind all thing’s Project Management at Leggero & SolarCloud. His track record has proven pivotal in the smooth running and seamless organisation of all aspects and elements of all projects, large and small.

Since joining the team in late 2017, Hal has worked closely and confidently with all levels of the organisation to help implement positive changes to the operation and management of the business, aiding in the succession of growth and development.

Lead Electrical Engineer

David McVernon

General Manager of Administrat

Rosanna Pisciuneri

Rosie brings with her a strong positive work ethic, organisational skills and ability to prioritise workload to effectively meet deadlines.

She is an administration professional with an eye for detail and sense of urgency to achieve results.

She understands strong customer focus and is competent to deal with customer concerns and feedback. Rosie is responsible for overseeing all administrative functions in the business.

Stakeholder Bios

CEO & Co-Founder, Director

John Kennedy

John is a proven leader with international experience and a strong background growing disruptive technology businesses. He has worked in the digital and online media industries for over 20 years and has held directorships and senior management positions for more than 17 of those years.

He is a highly successful sales professional, senior manager and board member who has a track record for building, motivating and inspiring teams toward success.

John is the inventor and driving force of SolarCloud (the digital solar arm of our group). He is passionate about solar energy being available for as many people as possible both easily and at the lowest cost possible.


Paul Beck

Paul has held a number of directorships over his career. He was previously the Sales and Marketing Director of one of the largest solar installer groups in Australia.

He has developed his existing business from inception to over $75 Million in turnover in 4 years.

Advisor & Responsible Manager

Craig James

Craig is a highly focused and results oriented CEO-COO executive with more than 25 years of finance and corporate responsibility in government and business transformation.

His former positions include Executive General Manager, Finance and Corporate of Ausgrid, CFO – Freight for Rail Access Corporation and General Manager Finance & Administration and Company Secretary for Integral Energy.

Craig has a track record of commercial success with a demonstrated capability in leading teams in the successful delivery of time critical projects under challenging circumstances in the areas of Finance, IT, Risk and Asset Management.

Chief Marketing Officer

Mark Cowtan


Members of the Advisory Board

Jeffrey Cooper

Jeffrey is the Founding Partner of business and marketing strategy consulting business Step Change. He is one of Australia’s leading growth marketing specialists and was crowned one Australia’s top marketers and entrepreneurs in B&T and Anthill magazine’s 30-under-30 Awards.

As a founding partner he reviews over 400 business models per year and brings a passion for business and extensive knowledge of human decision making and behaviour to a range of clients.

Rich Atkinson

Rich is a specialist software developer and Project Manager experienced in building large scalable technology platforms. Rich is currently the CTO and Co-Founder of end to end software product company Airteam.

He has held CTO positions in several other companies throughout his career and is passionate about taking new ideas to the market that solve serious, real-world issues.

Nick Gonios

Nick is a Commercialisation Development Specialist with significant online experience. He has co-founded and mentored several start-ups over the last 18 years and assisted growing the leading online solar industry lead generation company in Australia.

He has experience in identifying and capturing market opportunities has enabled him to deliver on positive business and financial outcomes.

SolarCloud operates an Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) registered scheme (ARSN: 612098110) allowing you to invest in solar panels for a financial return. SolarCloud is a member of the Australian Solar Council and all our installers are Clean Energy Council members. All investments must be made on the form of application form included in the Replacement Product Disclosure Statement, a copy of which is available here.

All prices shown are in AUD (Australian dollars) unless stated otherwise.