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Ric Brazzale | Chairman of the Green Energy Group
Ric Brazzale is Chairman of the Green Energy Group and has more than 35 years’ experience in the energy sector.
The Group comprises Green Energy Trading, Green Energy Markets and National Carbon Bank of Australia. Through (GEM). The group supports renewable energy and energy efficiency businesses roll out clean energy solution to customers. The Group originates renewable energy, energy efficiency and carbon credits across Australia. Through Green Energy Markets we provide market insights and analysis that assists clients in making better decisions in the rollout of clean energy.
Prior to establishing the Green Energy Group in 2007, Ric headed the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE), now the Clean Energy Council, a leading advocate for renewable energy and energy efficiency markets in Australia. Before this, Ric worked in a number of business development and finance roles with Fletcher Challenge Energy, John Holland and Woodside Petroleum.
Ric is also President of the REC Agents Association, President of the Voluntary Carbon Markets Association and a Director of the Energy Savings Industry Association. Ric is also Chair of the National Steering Committee of the Australian Centre for Advanced Photovoltaics and a Director of Solar Citizens.
Join Ric at the 2022 Better Futures Forum:
Wednesday 7 September, 3:00pm - 4:00pm AEST | Roundtable: A renewable energy storage target
Dr. Pichamon Yeophantong | Associate Professor and Head of Research at the Centre for Future Defence and National Security, Deakin University at the Australian War College
Pichamon Yeophantong is Associate Professor and Head of Research at the Centre for Future Defence and National Security, Deakin University at the Australian War College. She is also an Australian Research Council DECRA Fellow. Trained as a political scientist and China specialist, her research focuses on the political economy of sustainable development in the Asia-Pacific. She also works extensively with environmental human rights defenders in the region. Pichamon currently serves as the Member from Asia-Pacific States on the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights. She also sits on the Advisory Committee of the Australian Water Partnership, as well as the Board and Research Committee of the Jubilee Australia Research Centre. Previously, Pichamon held academic positions at UNSW, Princeton University, and the University of Oxford. She is also the recipient of the Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences’ 2018 Australia Future Leader Prize.
See Dr Yeophantong at the 2022 Better Futures Forum:
Wednesday 7 September, 11:00AM - 12:00PM AEST | Keynote Panel: Preparing Australia for climate impacts in the Asia Pacific
Michael Wheatland | Sustainable Processing Calix Limited
Michael Wheatland is an Internationally Chartered Engineer turned Manager who is passionate about sustainable outcomes through carbon reduction technology, infrastructure management and clean energy projects. As the Sustainable Processing Business Manager at Calix, Michael is responsible for the commercial, technical and business development of new and innovative applications for the Calix technology around the world. Michael currently has projects running across three continents which are creating more sustainable outcomes for existing industry and creating new technology to improve efficiency of existing extraction processes. Michael has successfully implemented multi-million dollar projects with Rio Tinto, BHP, Alcoa and now projects with Calix. all of which contribute to his vision of a more sustainable world.
See Michael at the 2022 Better Futures Forum:
Tuesday 6 September, 2.30pm - 3.30pm AEST | Panel Discussion: Policy & Action to decarbonise sectors and create better outcomes for all Australians
Tuesday 6 September, 4.00pm - 5.15pm AEST | Sector Workshops & Submissions: Pivoting industrial sectors to a net zero pathway / Unlocking the potential for sustainable mining, construction and more
Wednesday 7 September, 3:00pm - 4:00pm AEST | Policy Submission Roundtables: Pivoting industrial sectors to a net zero pathway / Unlocking the potential for sustainable mining, construction and more