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About Us

With over 25 years of R&D across technology innovations, human health and business management, Energesse was founded to help organisations energise your employee, customer, and financial experience. We have helped leaders and managers transform workforce retention, resilience, customer centricity and profitability in Australia, US, UK and Asia. Since 2012 we have impacted 6 million lives and are successfully to pursue our Vision, Mission and Core Purpose.


Energise leaders & managers with intelligent decisions.

Mission and Core Purpose

Energesse partners with you to achieve exponential impact, experiences & ROI. Our strategic advice, decision tools & augmented intelligence (AI) empowers you to better serve your customers, employees & communities.

Our Values


Help people, organisations and communities attain the highest standards of performance, development and wellbeing, as a fundamental and egalitarian right of every human.


Care for our clients, stakeholders and community as well as our success, health and happiness.


Inspire change beyond actionable insights to more intelligent decisions.


Be true to yourself and to the world. Greatness comes from within.

Our People


Dr Avnesh Ratnanesan

MBChB, MBA (Hons)

Founder & CEO

Dr Avi is the Founder and CEO of Energesse, a leading digital company with products that improve workforce management  & employee retention as well as emergency risk management and customer experiences. As a futurist and award-winning digital innovator, Dr Avi advises SME’s, large corporations and healthcare organisations on predicting industry trends and overcoming challenges using data-driven decisions to optimise growth and profitability. 

His latest work includes digital solutions for addressing labour shortages through ROI-driven workforce management strategies and predictive algorithms.

His portfolio of innovations includes the pandemic management tool which received a global “Beyond the Call of Duty in COVID-19” award from the International Hospital Federation (IHF), one of the leading organisations supporting COVID-19 responses. As a global thought leader, he is featured in the media including Australian Financial Review, Sky News, ABC, SBS, Sydney Morning Herald, Herald Sun and Insurance Business America. As a keynote speaker, he has presented at global conferences, and  such as the World Congress of Prevention & Wellness and World Mental Health Day, sharing the stage with notaries such as His Holiness the Dalai Lama,.

Dr Avi’s career began as a medical doctor in the UK and Australia, working across public and private sectors. After an MBA (Hons), he ventured into biotech and pharmaceuticals with responsibilities from researching high-profile medicines such as ‘Viagra’, to Chief of Staff of industry leader Pfizer Australia. He helped manage products worth over $100mil a year and strategically grow the organization to over $1billion a year in revenue, prior to founding 3 tech enterprises in subsequent years.


Lipin Purushotaman

Product Advisor

Lipin is an accomplished strategic product management and program leader with national and global experience successfully running multimillion dollar (~AUD$10M+) engagements across digital transformation strategy, patient experience & business performance of Public hospitals, Australian Cancer registry and Health Informatics.


Steve Rowe

Strategic HR Consultant

Steve is a highly regarded executive with over 30 years experience in HR management and consulting with 20 years in senior roles at executive and Board level in the UK and Australia. He has led teams of up to 400 across multiple geographies and industries including IT, Financial Services, Construction, Manufacturing, Property, Pharmaceuticals and Government, with companies ranging from SME’s to blue-chips such as UBS, Pfizer and IAG.

Steve is an inspiring thought leader in the arena of people, culture, change and business transformation. With a focus on both strategy and operational excellence, Steve has deep expertise across every HR function and capability from recruitment and the employee value proposition, engagement, workforce planning, budgeting, leadership mentoring, talent development as well industrial and employee relations. He graduated with a BA in Psychology/Philosophy and Post Graduate Diploma in HR Management.


Charles Janoras

Product Manager

Charles is a Product Analyst specialising in performance analytics with a strong inclination towards quantitative data. Having worked with Energesse for the past couple years, Charles has dived deeper into businesses and healthcare; co-developing the PMme and PXme as well as key projects spearheaded by Energesse towards workforce management and customer experience.


Olivia de Guzman

Operations Manager

Olivia is highly experienced in the health and wellness industry having helped a health and wellness institute with their marketing efforts and community activities in Diabetes Awareness. In addition, she has provided senior administrative support to government and international companies for over 10 years. Her background also includes working for a large software development company dedicated to providing high quality educational materials for the maritime industry.

Olivia’s diverse skill set also includes serving as a marketing manager for an international school where she extensively utilised her skills in customer service and communications.  In her spare time, Olivia expands her personal wellness by enjoying off-roading, camping and being close to nature.


Maryan Bova

Customer Success Manager
Maryan Bova has been an RN for 25 years, primarily working in the Community sector.  
Maryan has a passion for Personal Growth, Leadership and learning from the challenges we all face. She has a Grad. Dip. in Counselling, and has had a private Life Coaching Practice.  

Ashok Rudy

Director, Malaysia

Ashok Rudy is the Director of Energesse Malaysia and he is leading the expansion of Energesse operations into the Asian Region with 15 years experience in marketing and customer experience knowledge in the region. He graduated  in law from the UK in 1997 but delved into the communications industry upon his return. He was mesmerised by the dynamism and creativity involved in the trade and saw abundance of opportunity.

He later did his Masters in Marketing with Curtin University, Australia while working as a marketing consultant. Being meticulous and committed, he rose the ranks quickly in the local and multinational companies he was attached to and has an intimate working relationship with huge corporate brands such as Maxis, Shell, Nike, Maybank, Tesco, Hugo Boss, Lipton, Cornetto to name a few.

AshokRudy is the founding partner of Acquire Sdn Bhd, a 15 year old, Malaysian based marketing consultancy firm.  While at Acquire Ashok has managed to build the consultancy division to advise leading players in education, property, hospitality and technology with businesses worth over RM 100 million.

Ashok is a Chartered Marketer awarded by the Chartered Institute of Marketing UK and a Council Member of Institute Of Marketing Malaysia, the largest marketing body in Malaysia. He speaks at various marketing engagements and coaches entrepreneurs and innovators on marketing and sales.


Prof. Jeff Baum

General Manager, USA
Jeff is a proven US Market Commercialisation and IT algorithm expert. He is a member of the Business Analytics faculty at Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business with 25 years of new product development and technology management experience within the medical devices, and enterprise software industries.

Prof. Kalyan Pasupathy

Chief Digital Officer

Kal is US Healthcare Market Commercialisation and Product Development expert as well as thought leader in information and decision  sciences. He is  the Department Head and Professor of Biomedical & Health Information Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago.He has over 20 years of experience including the American Red Cross and British Red Cross supporting health & safety training, preparedness & response and emergency medicine.Prior to his current role, Prof Pasupathy was a faculty member in the Mayo College of Medicine.


Joanna Paula

Executive Assistant
Joanna is a self-motivated individual with more than 10 years of administrative experience providing comprehensive support to the CEO and Executive Team. She actively maintains good relationships with our customers, team and external partners. In addition, Joanna has spent years providing customer support for technology companies across several industries. 

Advisory Board


Rob Antulov

Advisory Board

Rob is an experienced corporate advisor in the technology, media and telco sectors. He has extensive experience in traditional and digital media, social media, technology and FMCG sectors, as an executive, entrepreneur, consultant and corporate advisor. He is passionate about growing businesses and helping the people who do just that.

Currently, he provides corporate advisory services with Venture Advisory. Previously, he was the Director of Strategy at Fairfax Media where he was responsible for corporate strategy, M&A activities and strategic planning. Earlier, he was a senior executive with Peakhour, a VC-funded technology start-up, a senior marketing executive with Coca-Cola and a consultant with Booz & Co.

He is a Director with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, the Sydney Film Festival and Choice (the Australian Consumers Association).


Darrell Mann

Advisory Board

Darrell is an engineer by background, having spent 15 years working at Rolls-Royce in various R&D related positions, ultimately becoming Chief Engineer responsible for the company’s long-term future military engine strategy. He left the company in 1996 to first help set up a high technology company before entering a programme of systematic innovation research at the University of Bath. He continues actively use and develop the Systematic Innovation methodology, with the help of 30 full-time research staff.

With over 600 systematic innovation-related papers and articles to his name, plus the best-selling ‘Hands-On Systematic Innovation’ books, Darrell is now one of the most widely published authors on the innovation subject in the world. He is CEO of Systematic Innovation Ltd, a UK based innovation company with offices and affiliates in India, Malaysia, Korea, China, Japan, Denmark, Turkey, Russia, Australia, US and Austria.

For the last 15 years he has helped many of the world’s top companies to create stronger IP, participating in the creation of over 400 inventions. Projects he has been involved in have resulted in the creation of several billion dollars of new value to clients.


Danny O’ Connor

Advisory Board

Danny O’ Connor is the former Chief Executive and Board Member of the Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD). WSLHD was the first customer of the Energesse real-time feedback solution in 2016 and has been a client for 3 years.

He was a former Board Member Westmead Institute for Medical Research. Board Member HealthShare, NSW, Board Member at WentWest Primary Health Network, Board Member HealtheNet program. He is helping Energesse acquire and retain clients and build relationships with other hospital CEO’s and senior management teams.


Milton Lum

Advisory Board

Dr. Milton Lum Siew Wah is a respected clinician and leading expert in Malaysian and Asian healthcare. He is helping Energesse grow in the Asian market, and he is a member of the Malaysian Medical Council and previously served as the President of Malaysian Medical Association, President of Federation of Private Medical Practitioners Associations of Malaysia, President of Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society of Malaysia, and Executive Board Member of International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics.

Dr. Lum was previously FIGO Visiting Professor and his interests are office gynaecology, minimally invasive surgery, patient safety and medico- legal medicine. He is a graduate of the University of Malaya and had his postgraduate training in the teaching hospitals in Edinburgh, Newcastle, Gateshead and Manchester in the United Kingdom.


Nik Hanim Nik Mahmood

Advisory Board

Angel investor with financial expertise and established track record of high growth venture exits.


Matt Riemann

Advisory Board

Matt Riemann, Founder & CEO of ph360 & Shae, the world’s leading personalized health platform and mobile app based on epigenetics and personalized lifestyle medicine. He leads a global team, has been consulted by the United Nations, World Health Organization and the United States Army and is a sought-after speaker and educator.    

He obtained his Bachelors and Masters in Applied Sciences from UniSA and is a featured speaker, having spoken at a TED talk, Bulletproof Conference, lecturing at Universities and global events and conferences. Matt is a visionary and social entrepreneur at the forefront of changing world health, with partnerships and a global mission to contribute to ending chronic pain and disease on the planet.