Our People

  • Kennedy Liti Mbeva is currently a PhD candidate at the School of Social and Political Sciences, and the Climate and Energy College, University of Melbourne. His PhD research examines the role of...
  • Dylan is a Chemical Engineer, with experience as an energy analyst. He has a detailed understanding of the cost structure of energy technologies and the electricity market. He was an author of the...
  • Changlong is a graduate researcher at the Energy Transition Hub. Chang's fields of research are in the modelling of integration of renewable energy technologies into large power systems, generation...
  • Cathy Alexander has eight years’ experience as a political journalist in Australia. For most of this time she covered environmental policy and politics, with a major focus on climate change. She...
  • Until early 2011, Ellycia worked a Marine Scientist, with Oceana – the world’s largest marine conservation organization. As part of the Climate Change and Clean Energy team in their Washington DC...
  • Visiting Researcher Kai's PhD thesis is on extreme weather, specifically on 'Midlatitudinal rossby Waves and extreme weather'. His research interests are atmosphere dynamics, large scale circulation...
  • Nick completed a Bachelor of Communications and Diploma of Business at Monash University in 2000 and spent the next fifteen years working in various communications roles within the corporate sector...
  • Stephen undertook his undergraduate arts degree at the University of Adelaide with a major in Anthropology. He later completed Honours at the University of Melbourne with research into how rock-...
  • Madhu worked as a consultant in a multi-disciplinary environmental services firm for over a decade where he managed projects of varied environmental planning and design complexities in Australia,...
  • Christin studied Geography at the University of Bonn and Hamburg where she specialized in environmental topics such as climate change, water management and agriculture. Her research interests are...
  • Alexei was previously a research associate at the RMIT University Global Cities Research Institute, working across a range of climate change adaptation projects in the Asia-Pacific region, as well as...
  • Sonya completed a Masters of Atmospheric Science at the University of Melbourne, where she investigated changes in alpine Australia’s winter rain and snowfall events. She has worked for both the...
  • Natasha Ballis is a PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne in the Department of Infrastructure Engineering, under the supervision of Dr Murray Peel, Assoc Prof Rory Nathan, Dr Ben Henley and...
  • Kieran completed a Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) at the University of Queensland in 2010, before working as a professional engineer in project management and delivery roles throughout Australia...
  • Clare Walter
    Clare originally trained as a hospital pharmacist specialising in oncology/pain and palliative care. Working in the lung clinics at Peter MacCallum cancer centre sparked an interest in the link...
  • Kate is a PhD candidate through the Interaction Design Lab at the School of Computing and Information Systems at the University of Melbourne. Kate holds a Master of Public Health (Global Health) from...

Web tools and Projects we developed

  • Open-NEM

    The live tracker of the Australian electricity market.

  • Paris Equity Check

    This website is based on a Nature Climate Change study that compares Nationally Determined Contributions with equitable national emissions trajectories in line with the five categories of equity outlined by the IPCC.

  • liveMAGICC Climate Model

    Run one of the most popular reduced-complexity climate carbon cycle models online. Used by IPCC, UNEP GAP reports and numerous scientific publications.

  • NDC & INDC Factsheets

    Check out our analysis of all the post-2020 targets that countries announced under the Paris Agreement.