Our Management Team

Meet Our Management Team

The Energy Alliance has a team of energy experts who bring more than 50 years of combined Australian energy industry experience to the fore.  We take great pride in our extremely low staff turnover and the ongoing continuity we have within our team. 

Our team of energy analysts provide accurate assessments for each site we evaluate and negotiate with energy retailers to ensure appropriate pricing, network structures and incentives. 

Kevin Kalinko

Kevin has a background in senior management roles in ASX 100 and ASX 200 listed companies and in private equity. Kevin owns and manages a portfolio of companies spanning the energy, education and property services sectors. Kevin also sits on the Board and is involved with several not-for-profit and philanthropic organisations.

Samantha Wallace

Samantha is the General Manager of The Energy Alliance and has over 11 years of experience in the Australian energy sector. Sam’s expertise across various facets of the energy industry has provided a unique outlook that is client focused and values oriented. Sam is highly regarded for her honesty and integrity and drives a culture of customer-first throughout the organisation.

Andy Barton

Andy is the lead energy analyst and has extensive experience in negotiating and engaging with large energy users and energy retailers. Andy has significant energy market knowledge, and a broad range of experience across market wholesale pricing, network tariff analysis, invoice validation, energy reduction strategies, and demand management. Andy started within the business as an Energy Analyst, assisting businesses with their energy contracts, and has also worked in The Energy Alliance’s Target 40 energy reduction program working on LED and Solar installations. Andy now heads up our energy analyst team, overseeing pricing and tariff strategy and ensuring that our clients minimise their spend on energy.

Karyn Dinicolantonio

Karyn has been involved in the Energy sector for almost 10 years.  In that time, Karyn has worked within the administration/customer service department, working closely with energy retailers and metering providers, managing pricing and generating agreements. Karyn manages The Energy Alliance’s continuous quality improvement process, as well as the tenders team and customer care program.

Kylie Schulz - Wyborn

Kylie has a background in Accounting, Administration and Customer Service. Kylie has worked in many sectors such as publishing, manufacturing, not-for-profit and retail/service organisations and has been involved in the Energy sector for the past 4 years. Kylie currently heads up our Finance department. Whilst predominantly looking after the financials for the business Kylie, along with our Customer Relations team, also works closely with our energy retailers and metering providers to ensure that our customers sites transfer correctly and in a timely manner.