From: Wednesday May 9, 2018, 12:30 pm
To: Wednesday May 9, 2018, 2:00 pm
Matthew Warren, Chief Executive – Australian Energy Council
Speaking on "The past and future of electricity in Australia".
Matthew Warren was appointed as the inaugural Chief Executive of the Australian Energy Council in December 2015. Prior to this he led the Energy Supply Association of Australia (esaa) from 2012 to pursue the deregulation of energy markets, the development of comprehensive, efficient and durable national climate and energy policy, and to manage the aggressive transformation facing the sector.
Prior to joining the esaa, Matthew held the position of Chief Executive of the Clean Energy Council, where he made a significant contribution to Australian policy debate on the role of renewable energy in meeting the challenges of reducing emissions.
Matthew has also worked as an advocate for the mining and food industries, and has advised both governments and industry on environmental policy. In addition, over the years he has worked as a journalist, most recently as the environment writer for The Australian newspaper. Matthew was a trainee in the Environment Directorate of the European Commission.
Matthew holds a Bachelor of Economics with Honours from the University of Adelaide.
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