The people behind the products

The Flux team is made up of industry thought leaders with intimate knowledge of the SaaS and energy retail industries.


Flux is empowering the companies who are leading the energy transition.

Flux consists of more than 200 energy experts based in New Zealand, Australia and the UK. Our large development team ensures our clients receive hands on, fast moving support to grow their business. 

We offer modern solutions to our clients that flex to meet their changing needs. Our people, our values, our culture, and how we work together play a key role in ensuring we deliver on our vision and mission for clients. 

Flux focuses on sustainable partnerships over rapid acquisition. We're interested in building transformative energy products that help our planet meet our decarbonisation needs, does that sound like you?


Meet our leadership team

The Flux leadership team are a crew of industry experts who support the organisation to deliver innovative solutions that drive value for our clients.


Nic Kennedy
Chief Executive Officer

Nic has an extensive background in product development, AI and retail technology. She specialises in scaling technology start-ups globally and has held executive and leadership roles in start-up and multi-national corporate environments in New Zealand and overseas.

Dawn Ngaamo
Chief Operating Officer

Dawn is a strategy and delivery expert who has led innovation and development teams at PwC, Spark Ventures and Orion Health. From developing one of the first 3D gaming websites to building multi-million dollar development companies, Dawn has an extensive record of results.


Simon Pohlen
VP Solutions & Architecture

With a solid foundation in technology Simon was the Head of Technology for Loyalty NZ before co-founding a pioneering NZ technology-first energy retail business to a successful exit. He has been with Flux for just under 3 years, and plays a pivotal role in guiding the development of customer-centric solutions that adapt to the increasingly complex needs of the rapidly evolving energy sector.

Jessica Venning-Bryan
Chief Client Officer

Jessica brings substantive experience in energy, innovation and customer engagement to lead our client and sales and marketing teams. Before joining Flux she co-founded and grew a technology-first energy retail business to a successful exit and is a passionate advocate for enabling new technologies to drive the energy transition.


Rush Bhatt
Chief Financial Officer

Rush is a Chartered accountant with proven expertise in finance, strategy, and business transformation alongside a keen interest in emerging tech. He joined our team following 12 years at Datacom in senior finance leadership and transformation roles. Rush was originally Flux’s Head of Strategy Finance before securing the promotion for CFO.

Chris Stevens
Chief Product and Technology Officer

Equal parts strategist and technical specialist, Chris has a wealth of experience in championing product teams for growth on a global scale.  His illustrious career comprises a mix of roles with notable software brands encompassing software development, CTO, COO, and VP Engineering and Product.


Our Board of Directors

Our highly experienced advisory group provides world-class guidance to the Flux leadership team.


Kenneth (Ken) Tunnicliffe

Ken has over 40 years’ business experience spanning manufacturing, information technology, telecommunications and consultancy.
He has held executive roles with Vodafone, IBM and CSC before establishing his own consultancy which specialises in technology, governance and merger and acquisition advisory services.
Ken has deep financial and commercial skills that have been built from the vendor and customer perspectives in New Zealand and overseas over the last 35 years. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a member of the Institute of Directors New Zealand.

Mike Roan

Mike is the Chief Financial Officer for Meridian Energy. He joined Meridian in 2006 as a Strategy Analyst before moving into the wholesale side of the business as Wholesale Markets Manager. Prior to this, Mike held a number of energy trading roles in the US, and also has a wealth of experience within the NZ electricity and banking sectors. He holds a Masters in Finance.


Jodi Mitchell

Jodi has had an extensive career as a CEO in technology companies and is an experienced company director.  She is the Chair of MoleMap and its associated companies, a Board Trustee with Health Navigator and a Director of PreKure.  She served as Chair of the Digital Health Association for 10 years. Jodi has a strong track record of establishing, building and leading high performing teams and delivering transformational change within complex environments. She has a wealth of experience in software development and systems integration and has worked with a wide range of organisations and sectors providing technology solutions to both public and commercial organisations.

Backed by the best

Flux Federation is an independent business that is 100% owned by Meridian Energy, New Zealand's largest energy generator. 

Meridian generates 100% renewable energy and is the largest supplier of ‘green’ energy in the country, with around 1,000 employees across NZ. Meridian is listed on the NZX and the NZ government is its largest shareholder, holding a 51% stake in the company.

Meridian’s goal is to build clean energy for a fairer and healthier world. We’re proud to be bringing their vision to life with software that enables the most innovative use of energy in market.