Matthew Foster

Matthew Foster

Head of C&I/Energy/Commercial & Industrial/Sales at EnergyAustralia

Startupbootcamp Energy Australia Mentor

Matthew is a commercially savvy MBA qualified Executive with exceptional strategic thinking and leadership skills and a proven track record developing new businesses and implementing new business models. With over 10 years’ experience in the Australian Energy Sector he has successfully developed new products and markets for one of Australia’s big 3 energy utilities, created his own Energy Efficiency start-up, and Managed a niche construction business through a rapid 2 year growth period.  Matthew has recently taken a role at Energy Australia managing their Commercial and Industrial Customer base.

Matthew understands what it takes to start and grow a business – he’s lived that journey.  He also has a great understanding of the Energy industry (particularly in Australia), the challenges the industry faces, and the critical areas innovators need to navigate when deploying new business ideas or models.