Director, PT Numada
Bret Mattes is an earth scientist and economist, trained in Australia, Canada and the US, with over 30 years of experience in the global energy and resources sector. He was CEO of Star Energy, an Indonesian oil & gas and geothermal energy producer that operates the 230MW Wayang Windu geothermal project in West Java for 7 years, and has worked on numerous other renewable energy and petroleum projects in Indonesia and throughout the region.
Bret is an accomplished project manager and dealmaker who brings a wealth of Asia-Pacific energy expertise to Numada, having held high level executive positions with several major resource companies. He is currently a Director of Lamara Pte Ltd, and is a Senior Advisor on power generation at PT.Pertamina (Persero). He has been Vice President Australia/Asia Gas and Power for BHP Billiton, a Director of North West Shelf Gas Pty Ltd, Vice President Australian LNG Pty Ltd, Vice President BHP Billiton Japan and an Exploration Manager at Shell International, based in The Hague. He is the Chairman of the Association of Low Carbon Businesses in Indonesia (ALBI), and has held more than 50 executive and non-executive directorships in business, health, energy, SOEs and the arts in Australia and the Asia Pacific