Simon has more than two decades of senior experience in public policy leadership, governance and implementation. He was most recently the Victorian Renewable Energy Advocate and from 2008-2016 was the Deputy Chief Minister and Minister for the Environment and Climate Change of the Australian Capital Territory. His advocacy for a strong climate change policy for Canberra saw the ACT achieve national and international recognition as a best-practice jurisdiction, on track for 100% renewable energy by 2020.
He is widely recognised as a leader in the areas of renewable energy, climate change mitigation and adaptation, urban sustainability and public transport. Simon is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Canberra, an Honorary Associate Professor at the ANU, and a Patron of the Smart Energy Council.
Simon advises clients on renewable energy policy and programs, government and community engagement, advocacy, project delivery, climate change adaptation / mitigation and reverse auction design.
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