Guaranteeing energy supply in a changing market

Wednesday, 20 February 2019 - 6:45pm to 9:00pm

Dr Kerry Schott AO, head of the Energy Security Board (ESB), will talk about the ESBs role, resources and responsibilities. 

Dr Schott was a major architect of the National Energy Guarantee, which reflects the role of the Energy Security Board in creating security in the Energy Market. Her talk will inform debate about the role of Renewable Energy in the National Energy Market.

This event is part of the National Sustainable Living Festival. It is supported by Renew as well as the Energy Transition Hub and the Australia-German Climate & Energy College at the University of Melbourne.

 Doors will open at 6.45pm for a 7.00pm start.

Event Location: 
Copland Theatre, The Spot
198 Berkeley Street
Parkville, VIC 3010
Speakers
Independent Chair, Energy Security Board

Kerry Schott is Chair of the Energy Security Board, Chair of Moorebank Intermodal Company, a Director of NBN, and a Director of TCorp NSW. She also Chairs the Assurance Board for Sydney Metro, and is a member of the Advisory Board for City and SouthEast Light Rail. Kerry was Managing Director and CEO of Sydney Water from 2006 to 2011. Before that Kerry spent 15 years as an investment banker, including as Managing Director of Deutsche Bank and Executive Vice President of Bankers Trust Australia. During this time she specialised in privatisation, restructuring, and infrastructure provision. Prior to becoming an investment banker Kerry was a public servant and an academic. Kerry holds a doctorate from Oxford University, a Masters of Arts from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver and a Bachelor of Arts (first class Honours) from the University of New England. She was recently awarded an Order of Australia and Honorary Doctorates from the University of Sydney and the University of Western Sydney.