Oakajee Energy

Established in 2019, Oakajee Energy stands at the forefront of the global push for sustainable energy solutions. Our flagship project is strategically located over a tier 1 energy resource, setting it apart as one of the premier initiatives not only within Australia but among a select few globally.

Positioned to generate over 30GW of renewable energy, our project holds the promise of significant impact. The Midwest location in Australia provides exceptional optionality for hydrogen utility, catering to both domestic and international markets.

Management Team

Glynn Ellis

Executive Managing Director

Rob Hanson

Director – Renewable Energy

Reinhardt Mattisons

Executive Director

Matt Bungey

Director – Finance and Investment

Oakajee Energy’s team of industry veterans covers a wide range of expertise, from developing large-scale renewable projects to navigating complex financial transactions such as project financing, acquisitions, equity raising, and debt financing. Their experience in strategizing and negotiating multi-billion-dollar offtake agreements making FIDs (Final Investment Decisions) positions the company strongly to thrive in the evolving energy landscape.

By prioritizing community well-being and emphasizing a commitment to positive environmental and economic outcomes for the region, Oakajee Energy demonstrates a holistic approach to sustainable energy production. This approach not only benefits the environment but also contributes to the prosperity and welfare of the communities they serve and aligns with the broader goals of responsible and sustainable energy development.

A Community Oriented Approach

The Oakajee Energy project owes its early successes to the vital support of the local community, a collaboration that has been nurtured over the past four years. Establishing and strengthening relationships within this community has been the foundation of our approach, and we are dedicated to maintaining these connections well into the future.
Oakajee Community

Stage 1

5.5GW Renewable Energy

2.5GW Electrolyser

1,000,000 TPA Green Ammonia

“Renewable hydrogen is a game changer, opening the door to green metals, green fertiliser, green power and supporting industrial decarbonisation.”

“The whole world needs renewable hydrogen, and regional Australia is ready to provide it.”

– Chris Bowen, Australian Minister for Climate Change and Energy

Process & Highlights

Oakajee project diagram

Global tier 1 energy resource

Land footprint positioned to support over 30GW of renewable energy

Well credentialled development team.

Close proximity to deep water port

Vertically integrated project

Streamlined permitting process and improved agricultural land value

Capability to export through Single Buoy Mooring (SBM)

Exceptional offtake potential (domestic and international)

Glynn Ellis

Executive Managing Director

Glynn, originally trained as a geologist, dedicated over two decades to Shell, where he played a crucial role in establishing and expanding their new energies business. During his tenure, Glynn led the international shale gas operations and actively collaborated with communities to bring projects to fruition. Following his significant contributions at Shell, Glynn further enriched his industry experience at Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) before venturing out on his own. Subsequently, he founded what is now known as Oakajee Energy, exemplifying Glynn’s continuous commitment to innovation and leadership in the evolving energy landscape. 

Rob Hanson

Director – Renewable Energy

Rob has extensive expertise in renewable energy installation and development, Rob embarked on his career by installing grid-connected solar systems in Western Australia, particularly for farming and rural areas. Recognizing the potential to expand services for standalone power systems, he founded a specialized team focusing on lithium battery systems, diesel generators, and control systems. With over a decade of experience, Rob has overseen cutting-edge solar installations across the Pilbara and Kimberly region, demonstrating his commitment to progressive, high-quality solutions. His true passion lies in Renewable Energy and Development, evident in his leadership role in the industry’s revolution, including pioneering projects in green hydrogen and ammonia development (OE).

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Reinhardt Mattisons

Executive Director

With over 35 years of commercial experience in the energy sector, Reinhardt, recently served as a key figure in Australia’s leading independent oil and gas company. Renowned for executive leadership, he boasts a proven track record of skilfully navigating intricate commercial negotiations for Woodside, Joint Ventures, and other entities, influencing multi-billion-dollar investment decisions. Reinhardt is widely acknowledged as a leading industry expert in the Asia Pacific LNG market, fostering robust relationships with stakeholders in Asia Pacific, Europe, and the USA. His contributions extend to shaping company strategy, influencing organizational culture, and spearheading successful product marketing and shipping strategies.  

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Matt Bungey

Director – Finance and Investment

Matt is an experienced deal maker, board member and entrepeneur with a diverse background. After a 5-year stint with BHP as a Chemical Engineer and commodity trader, he spent 15 years in investment banking with Barclays in London, achieving the position of Managing Director. During this period, Matt focused on M&A, debt, and equity financings, completing landmark transactions exceeding $100 billion in mergers and acquisitions, over $10 billion in equity raisings, and more than $100 billion in debt financings. Since his retirement from banking, Matt has served on the Board of BGC Australia, one of Australia’s largest private companies, and co-founded Trigg Capital Pty Ltd and Salt Lake Potash. Matt holds degrees in Chemical Engineering and Science from the university of Melbourne and earned an MBA with distinction from INSEAD.