Solarif Australia

Insurance & Risk Solutions for clean technologies

Solarif Group is a worldwide independent advisor for every aspect of the solar industry. A one-stop-shop for insurance, quality assurance, matching and project finance.

In 2013 we opened our offices in Australia with branches in Sydney and Melbourne and head office in Perth, Western Australia.

Solarif Australia - The Management Team

Solarif’s management team is very experienced in insuring PV-installations worldwide. In Australia Con Manetas and Harry Wolkenfelt form the management team.

Con Manetas

Con has 40 years’ experience in the insurance and risk management industry. His principal areas of expertise are in Worldwide Insurance Programs, Commercial Property, Workers Compensation and Clean Technologies. His skills in risk analysis and providing tailored solutions for clients are key to the way he operates. Con’s experience tops a long list of qualifications and memberships with professional associations. Among other involvements, he was on the national board of directors at IBNA Limited an Australian cluster broker group for over 10 years (Chairman 1997/98), holds a Diploma in Financial Services (Broking) and is a Senior Associate Member of the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF). Con also holds a graduate diploma from the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

phone: +61 414301090 | in Australia: 1300 881 281

Harry Wolkenfelt

Harry studied Facility Management at the Hogeschool Diedenoort in Wageningen, the Netherlands and became a Registered Investment Analyst (RBA). For many years, he worked at ING Bank and Van Lanschot Bankiers as an investment advisor, Head of stocks and bonds advisory and Director Private Banking.  In 2004 Harry left the bankers world in search of a new challenge. After several interim-management functions, he became partner at Exté Ventures, where he was responsible for managing three start-up funds. In 2009 Harry founded Solarif, and left Exté to spend all of his time, energy and money in the development and growth of Solarif. With a lot of passion, commitment, perseverance and knowledge Harry leads the growth of Solarif.

phone: +31 (0)6 10 12 55 63

Business Activities

Solarif Insurance advises developers, EPC contractors and investors about all necessary insurances to protect their PV-projects. Manufacturers are advised about insuring their warranties and product liability. Solarif Insurance also takes care of the placement, the administrative process and handles the claim on your behalf.

Solarif Risk Management regulates and performs factory risk assessments for inverter and panel manufacturers willing to become Solarif-certified. Furthermore, Solarif Risk Management performs independent PV quality inspections and checks to secure PV-assets and project returns by assuring the quality of the PV installation.

Solarif Matchmaker provides professional matching services between buyers and sellers of PV-projects. The projects can be in different phases: early development, ready to build or operational.

You can read more about our business activities in our brochure.

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    Solarif Australia

    Insurance & Risk Solutions for clean technologies

    Level1/139 Newcastle Street
    Perth 6000
    Western Australia


    Solarif Australia

    Con Manetas
    phone: +61 414 301 090
    in Australia: +61 1300 881 281

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    Company Details

    Solarif Australia Pty Ltd

    ABN 80 162 418 948

    Corporate Authorised Representative #441513 of Westminster Coverforce Pty Ltd AFSL 237466

    Offices in Perth – Melbourne – Sydney


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