» Elizabeth Yeaman, Managing Director
Liz has worked in the transport and energy sectors for over 30 years. Prior to founding Retyna in mid-2018, she was the General Manager Transport at the New Zealand Government’s Energy Efficiency and Conservation (EECA). She led EECA’s Electric Vehicle Programme including the design and implementation of the Low Emission Vehicles Contestable Fund and the EV Information Programme. Liz is also a Director of ChargeNet NZ Ltd, New Zealand’s leading Charge Point Operator, and CharIN Ambassador for Australia and New Zealand.
Liz has a Master’s degree in Natural Resource Engineering, is a Fellow of Engineering New Zealand and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.
» Martin Garrood, Associate
Martin has three decades of experience: 10 years of scientific research followed by 20 years in sustainable energy, including renewables, energy efficiency, and sustainable transport. During the last 8 years he has worked at the nexus of strategy, policy and technical, with many developing Pacific Island Countries to help governments and utilities towards their sustainable energy goals. He is particularly well-regarded for the way he brings stakeholders together and champions the views of Pacific islanders, and for his coordination of development partners. He has an extensive network of contacts in the Pacific Islands built on a foundation of mutual respect and understanding.
Martin holds a Master’s degree achieved with distinction in Renewable Energy Systems and Technology and a First-Class Honours degree in Physics.