About Us


Miles George

Managing Director

Miles is the Managing Director of Infigen Energy and has over 20 years’ experience in business development, investment, financing and management roles in the infrastructure and energy sectors in Australia, the US and Europe.

Over the past 13 years Miles has been focused on development, investment, financing and management in the renewable energy industry.

Miles undertook a leading role in the development of Infigen’s first wind farm project at Lake Bonney in South Australia, commencing in 2000. In 2003 Miles jointly led the team which established the renewable energy business now known as Infigen Energy. In 2005 Miles jointly led the Initial Public Offer and listing of Infigen’s business on the ASX.

Following listing, Miles continued to work on the development, financing and management of Infigen’s wind farm investments in Australia, the US and Europe. He was appointed as Managing Director of Infigen Energy in 2009.

Miles holds degrees of Bachelor of Engineering and Master of Business Administration (Distinction) from the University of Melbourne.

Miles was appointed as Chairman of the Board of the Clean Energy Council in December 2013.

Chris Baveystock

Chief Financial Officer

Chris was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Infigen Energy in March 2011, with responsibility for managing the financial risks of the business while being responsible for financial control and reporting.

Additionally, he is also responsible for the investor relations, information technology and facilities functions in Australia.

Chris has over 20 years of experience as a finance executive in mergers and acquisitions, acquisition integration, financing, project evaluation and review, bids and tenders, and all facets of financial reporting. His most recent roles were as Chief Financial Officer of the Tenix Group, and subsequently a number of senior finance roles at Transfield Services, including Group Financial Controller.

Chris holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Cambridge and is a Chartered Accountant qualifying with the Institute of Chartered Accountants England & Wales (ICAEW).

Brad Hopwood

Executive General Manager - Corporate Finance

Brad is the Executive General Manager - Corporate Finance for Infigen Energy, with responsibility for managing the sources and uses of capital for the business, corporate activity and projects, and the group's tax function.

Brad has worked with Infigen Energy since 2006 and been responsible for tax, structure and corporate finance matters, as well as acquisition and divestment activities.

Brad has over 20 years’ experience in advising on, managing and leading local and international structuring, acquisitions, divestments and financing transactions in a range of sectors including renewable energy, conventional electricity generation, infrastructure, telecoms, property and structured finance.

Brad holds Bachelor degrees in Economics and Law and a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice. Brad is also admitted in New South Wales as a (non-practising) Solicitor.

David L. Smith

Chief Executive Officer

David joined Infigen in 2009 and has responsibility for all of Infigen’s activities in the United States.

He brings 20 years of experience in the power industry and has served in a number of executive roles during his Infigen tenure including asset management, operations and commercial functions. 

David’s experience with Infigen’s assets began during 2006 when he joined Infigen to provide origination and market operations support for its North American business unit. 

Prior to joining Infigen, David held origination and consulting positions with PPL Corporation, C.C. Pace Resources and the Washington International Energy Group.

David’s experience spans both renewable and conventional power from a business and regulatory perspective.

David has a BA in Public Administration from James Madison University and a MA in Public Administration from George Mason University.

Stefan Wright

General Counsel

Stefan joined Infigen Energy in October 2009 and has been involved in the renewable energy industry in Australia and overseas since 2007.

Stefan advises the Infigen Energy Board and senior management team on corporate, legal and transactional matters and is responsible for the group’s legal function.

Stefan has previously worked at leading law firms in Sydney and New York and as corporate counsel at an Australian financial services business during the GFC. His skill set includes advising on acquisitions and divestments, joint ventures, financing and capital markets transactions, major projects, restructurings and dispute resolution.

Stefan holds Bachelor degrees in Commerce and Law from the University of Adelaide and a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice.

David Richardson

GM Corporate Governance & Company Secretary

David is the GM Corporate and Company Secretary of Infigen Energy and is responsible for the company secretarial, risk management, insurances, corporate compliance and internal audit functions, as well as corporate governance across the group.

David joined Infigen Energy as Company Secretary in 2005. David was previously a Company Secretary within the AMP Group, including AMP Capital Investors, Financial Services and Insurance divisions, as well as prior financial services sector and regulatory positions.

David holds a Diploma of Law, Bachelor of Economics and a Graduate Diploma in Company Secretarial Practice. David is a Member of Chartered Secretaries Australia.

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