- Deal With Stuff, Founder
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Lucas is the Founder of Deal With Stuff.
Initially, as a father, Lucas became concerned and focused on how his children would navigate the complexities of a new digital world. The lack of truth, trust and personality of this accelerating medium. With a personal mission to make a positive impact on the people and communities he serves, Deal With Stuff was created as a social movement concerned with Health, Wealth & Life Stuff.
Lucas has thousands of connections on his Linkedin Profile, a group of very talented and diverse executives, thought leaders and people pursuing exciting endeavours. It is through these connections, he has witnessed colleagues living in an ever-increasing digital world, with much disruption and change, seeing our communities increasingly being challenged to find and to navigate with trust and truth in a digital economy.
Lucas has over 25 years of Sales Management experience (FMCG, Retail, Utilities & Renewable Energy) with Samsung, Harvey Norman, EnergyAustralia, Origin Energy and now Schneider Electric. Lucas is passionate about sharing his sales strategies, executing collaboratively with teams towards a sustainable digital future.
Lucas contributed to the success of Samsung’s arrival in Australia firstly as a National Manager – Telecommunications and as the Manager responsible for the Harvey Norman Account. Lucas was then both a Harvey Norman Electrical and Computer Franchisee, awarded in 2009 the “Gold Franchisee Award” at the inaugural Global Electrical Franchisee Conference.
Lucas transitioned to the Energy Business in 2010, with Executive responsibility for establishing Sales and Branch offices in the highly competitive Renewable Energy Sector (Solar & Storage), followed by appointment as the Executive responsible for the Contestable Energy Sales Leadership at EnergyAustralia’s Commercial & Industrial Business Sales Group.
Lucas was the founding Country Manager of Yingli Green Energy’s Asia Pacific business. He served as the Chief Executive Officer for Horan & Bird (sold to Origin Energy), becoming Portfolio Manager Storage & Solar Services at Origin (Australia’s Largest Energy Company).
Lucas supported his early Renewable Energy experience with positions on the board of The Australian Solar Council and The Energy Storage Council (now the Smart Energy Council), during a turbulent policy period for the Renewable Energy Industry. Today, Lucas is utilising his strategic sales and operational leadership skills with Schneider Electric, supporting a new Digital, IoT & Efficiency future.
Lucas is currently completing his Global Executive MBA, with Monash University in Melbourne, Australia and via international modules at Insead, CEIBS and NYU Stern School of Business.