Meet the team bringing
big ideas to life

Working tirelessly to ensure the best possible results for you, this is the team of people who strive to help you unlock your big ideas and bring them to life. 

Meet the Team

Get to know your renewables team

NATIONAL

Louis Edwards
Head of Renewable Energy Finance

Prior to joining Plenti in 2017, Louis worked for GE Capital covering both personal and commercial finance before joining a global corporate and trade finance company, Falcon Group. Louis' career spans 9 years within the financial services industry with deep knowledge of of personal, commercial and trade finance. When he's not busy promoting renewable energy finance, Louis can be found competing in athletic endurance challenges (and also questioning his choices of signing up to them in the first place).

Big dream he’s brought to life: Louis was fortunate enough to experience a professional football career with a very short stint with Hull City FC and various other English football clubs.

P: 0438 882 990
E: louis.edwards@plenti.com.au

National

Drew Ford
Government Program Manager

With over 20 years experience in commercial and consumer automotive, plant and equipment financing, Drew joined the Plenti team in late 2020. Drew possesses a strong expertise in account and program implementation and ongoing management. In his free time, Drew enjoys tennis and basketball, reading about the latest news on car technology and spending leisure time with his family.

Big dream he’s brought to life: With a wonderful wife and a beautiful boy and girl, Drew brought his big dream of starting a family to life.

P: 0413 670 799
E: drew.ford@plenti.com.au

NATIONAL

Michael Maurer
Government Program Coordinator

Being a part of the Plenti team since 2016, Michael has developed extensive experience throughout his career in program coordination, business development management, account management and financial consulting. Michael spends his free time shooting hoops at the basketball court, teeing off at the golf range or just relaxing at the beach on a sunny day.

P: 0423 426 400
E: michael.maurer@plenti.com.au

NSW

John Stapleton
Business Development Manager

John joined Plenti in 2019 coming from a background in financial analysis and business planning. With experience in account management and business development management, John often spends his free time playing golf, going on runs or planning his next travels.

Big dream he’s brought to life: John underwent a dream road trip, driving around the Mediterranean from the bottom of Spain, through the French Riviera and down to southern Italy.

What John's customers say: “John Stapleton has been a core part of our Plenti experience for as long as I can remember now and has been instrumentally in our business for quick response times for our clients. He is a great asset to Plenti and we wouldn’t be in as strong position in the Sydney Solar Market without John and the team’s help especially over the last 6-12 months.”

P: 0408 414 179
E: john.stapleton@plenti.com.au

WA & SA

Connor Bell
Business Development Manager

Prior to joining Plenti as a business development manager, Connor has had over 4 years of experience in asset finance and residential property lending at a major bank. 

P: 0410 160 597
E: connor.bell@plenti.com.au

QLD

James Squires
Business Development Manager

Joining the team in early 2020, James has quickly developed his experience in the fintech sector through his expertise in account management and business development management. 

P: 0434 373 005
E: james.squires@plenti.com.au

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