The Team

Carbon Reduction Ventures Pty Ltd (CRV) is a Perth based company formed in 2010 to deliver advanced renewable energy projects. Its management team has significant experience and an international track record in power generation, energy, research and commercialization.

The Directors of CRV

Robert Coltrona (Managing Director and Founder)

Rob head shotRobert Coltrona has had an eclectic 20 years of experience in management and science, in a variety of businesses.

He has over 10 years experience in R&D, Capital Raising, Intellectual Property and Commercialisation. Robert is passionate about technology and the environment, and is currently engaged in developing commercially attractive solar hybrid power solutions for energy intensive industries.

Robert started his career in the renewable energy industry as the Commercialisation Manager of the Environmental Biotechnology CRC in 2003 and has held executive management roles in research centres, a public listed company and an academic institution. He has first-hand experience in capital raising and the ASX listing of a public company in the bio-technology sector.

Robert is passionate about renewable energy and making CRV the provider of innovative cost competitive low carbon energy solutions across energy intensive industries.

Bruce Ritchie (Director)

Mr Ritchie is a highly skilled business professional with over 20 years of broadly based, domestic and international business experience, predominantly within the energy (electricity and oil & gas), mining and related industries.

His capabilities include business and project development, strategy formulation, policy development and response. He has formal qualifications in Commerce and Law and was previously employed by the power retailer Synergy as the Manager of Strategy and Planning and prior to that as the Manager of Business Development.