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Our Team

Andrew Chilton

Andrew Chilton

Head of Software

Andy leads the Software team with the mission to continuously enhance the NZECS Registry as BraveTrace continues to expand and evolve.

With 25 years of experience, he has seen it all but stays relaxed with long walks and a passion for upcycling discarded wooden pallets. Andy is based in Papaioea (Palmerston North).

Delphine David

Delphine David

Head of Partnerships

Passionate about sustainability, Delphine partners with corporate energy users for impactful renewable energy procurement and helps them to successfully navigate the market.

Delphine set off on a world tour in 2001 where she fell in love with Aotearoa and extended her stay from 2 weeks to more than 20 years! Delphine is based in Tāmaki Makaurau (Auckland).

Laura Ferrier

Laura Ferrier

Senior Market & Operations Specialist

Laura is a dedicated member of the operations' team. With 10 years experience in the C&I electricity sector, she is focused on running and developing the NZECS' operational processes.

In her spare time, you'll generally find Laura in the kitchen cooking up a storm. Laura is based in Te Whanganui-a-Tara (Wellington).

Shaun Goldsbury

Shaun Goldsbury

CEO

With 15 years of experience in the energy industry, Shaun brings a wealth of expertise on electricity, gas, coal, LPG and carbon markets. Shaun is responsible for the major business decisions and overall strategic direction for BraveTrace.

A supporter of BraveTrace's NZECS since its inception, Shaun is a subject matter expert in energy trading, portfolio management and Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs). Born and raised in Gisborne, Shaun is of Ngāti Porou and Te Aitanga-ā-Hauiti descent. Shaun is based in Tāmaki Makaurau (Auckland).

Dr Emily Laing

Dr Emily Laing

Head of Strategy

Emily ensures the ongoing alignment of BraveTrace's vision, purpose and goals to its current operations and manages new initiative projects. She also heads up communications and engagement.

Emily is happiest in the mountains and is currently studying te reo Māori at Te Wānanga o Aotearoa. Emily is based in Te Whanganui-a-Tara (Wellington).

Tim Middlehurst

Tim Middlehurst

Executive Director

BraveTrace (originally Certified Energy) was founded in 2018 by Tim, an energy industry professional with expertise in certification and systems development from around the world. As Executive Director, Tim shapes the company’s trajectory ensuring BraveTrace remains ahead of market developments.

Tim is passionate about outdoors, self-reliance on land and clean natural resources. With a deep appreciation for the world's natural beauty, Tim leads by example for both the environment and future generations. Tim is based in Papaioea (Palmerston North).

Tim Street

Tim Street

General Manager Operations

Tim Street leads and develops the operations team, responsible for overseeing the pivotal functions of BraveTrace's NZECS (New Zealand Energy Certificate System).

In his free time, Tim likes to potter in his vege garden, potter in his tool shed, in short, anything that involves pottering! Tim is based in Te Whanganui-a-tara (Wellington).

Rose Worthington

Rose Worthington

Organisational Performance Manager

Rose optimises processes to ensure that BraveTrace's growth is carefully balanced with staff well-being and the organisation's overall performance.

Rose is an outdoors enthusiast and values being part of a team so passionate about ensuring her sons inherit a better world. Rose is based in Papaioea (Palmerston North).

Office locations

Auckland Office
Generator @ Stanbeth House
28 Customs Street East
Auckland Central

Palmerston North Office
Westside Chambers
151 The Square
Palmerston North Central

Wellington Office
Urban Hub
2/318 Lambton Quay
Wellington Central

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