Our People

 
Michael Allen – Managing Director
 
Michael brings more than 20 years project and financial experience, including senior positions at arranger level, across the energy, resources and industrial sectors, representing energy companies, developers and banks, including eight years with the Fuji Bank Ltd based in the Asia region and covering a range of projects in Australia, China, Thailand and Indonesia.
 
Since joining Rimfire Energy in early 2014, Michael has been leading the growth of Rimfire Energy’s retail business, which is now the largest non-government electricity retailer in the NT. Prior to joining Rimfire Energy, Michael was previously the Group CFO and then the Executive General Manager of Finance at ERM Power during its period of rapid growth, when it was the fastest growing electricity sales business in Australia.  During this time, Michael established the internal finance function to facilitate corporate expansion.
 
Dawn Payne - Business Development Manager
 
Dawn brings more than 33 years in sales and customer service management to Rimfire Group, including the last 4 years in Darwin focused on energy related sales and reducing customers’ cost of electricity. Most recently, Dawn was the Commercial Sales Manager for Australia’s largest independent supplier of commercial energy and power cost saving systems where Dawn was responsible for the entire Northern Territory.
 
Alex Choy – Retail Finance & Operations Manager
 
Alex brings more than 35 years of specific electricity industry experience to the Rimfire Energy business across a broad mix of technical, financial, operational and analytical functions, including operational processes, settlements, treasury, accounting and reporting.
 
Prior to joining Rimfire Energy in mid 2014, Alex commenced in the industry with Energex, where he was involved in a wide variety of functions across both the electricity network and electricity retail businesses where he played an integral role in developing and establishing systems and processes during the initial phases of deregulation of the electricity industry.  Alex subsequently assumed the position of Settlements & Accounting Manager for ERM Power’s highly successful “Business Energy” electricity sales subsidiary in 2007 where he was instrumental in developing, establishing and managing a wide range of back-office solutions and processes, 
 
Maria Iglesias – Retail Finance & Operations Officer
 
Maria joined Rimfire Energy in late 2015.  With a bachelor's degree in economics and a master's degree in commerce, Maria has a number of years experience working in professional accounting firms.