The NCTCE Advisory Panel has been established by the event organiser to assist in creating a relevant, engaging, world-class conference program. One that meets the conference objectives, addresses current Cleantech industry issues and aligns with the theme of Cleantech: Fast tracking sustainable growth.
The Panel provides the organising committee with valuable industry insights, expertise and connections and represents the multidisciplinary nature of NCTCE.
Chief Deployment Officer, Redflow Sustainable Energy Storage
Tim MacTaggart is the Chief Deployment Officer for ASX listed Redflow Ltd, where he is responsible for delivering battery systems under commercial contract. Prior to this, Tim has been involved in the development of concentrated photovoltaics, engineering consulting for large scale renewable plant, the Victorian smart meter rollout and project development work for utilities in Victoria. As the author of ‘Networks of Power – Disruptive Innovation and the Future of the Electricity Industry’ Tim combines extensive practical experience with a deep understanding of the forces reshaping the industry to maximise the impact of new technologies on the future of electricity networks.
Australian Research Council Laureate Professor, Director, SMaRT Centre, UNSW Sydney
Australian Research Council (ARC) Laureate Professor Veena Sahajwalla is an internationally recognised materials scientist, engineer and inventor revolutionising recycling science. She is renowned for pioneering the high temperature transformation of waste in the production of a new generation of ‘green materials.’ Veena recently launched the world’s first e-waste microfactory. As the founding Director of the Centre for Sustainable Materials Research and Technology (SMaRT) at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, she is producing a new generation of green materials and products made entirely, or primarily, from waste. Veena also heads the ARC Industrial Transformation Research Hub for ‘green manufacturing’, a leading national research centre that works in collaboration with industry to ensure new recycling science is translated into real world environmental and economic benefits. In 2018 she was elected as Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science.
Corporate Partner, CitySmart
Across the past five years, Troy has helped grow CitySmart’s corporate partner base to include some of Australia’s best recognised brands. The connections and collaborations that he has created continue to drive significant corporate investment into a range of highly innovative sustainability initiatives across climate change and climate resilience, waste, water, transport and energy. In doing so, Troy has shown he is capable of successfully engaging with a diverse set of corporates on sustainability issues and converting ‘positive talk’ into enduring positive action. Prior to working with CitySmart, Troy spent 20 years working across a variety of business development and executive roles across media, government, universities and not for profits.
General Manager Innovation and Stakeholder Engagement, National Energy Resources Australia
Paul Hodgson is General Manager, Innovation and Stakeholder Engagement (East Coast) for the National Energy Resources Australia industry growth centre. He works with stakeholders to maintain and grow Australia’s position as a global energy powerhouse, a sought after destination for investment and the leading source of knowledge and solutions. With a Bachelor of International Business and a Master of Sustainable Development, Paul previously founded Sustainnovation in 2004 to facilitate sustainability-driven innovation. He has spent much of his career exploring the competitiveness of businesses, industries and regions, and designing and implementing strategies to improve performance through innovation, sustainability and collaboration.
Benefits of being on the Advisory Panel
- Promote your professional profile to a targeted Cleantech community
- Raise public and industry awareness of your field through NCTCE platforms
- Contribute to the development of the Cleantech industry
- Recognition of your position as a Cleantech industry leader
- Opportunity to network and do business with other advisory committee members
- Complimentary attendance at NCTCE
Interested in being part of a future NCTCE Advisory Panel?
Contact Tiffany Bower, NCTCE Program Director
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