Speakers

David Prins

Director, Etrog Consulting

David Prins is a highly experienced consultant and project manager, with extensive international consulting experience and expertise in legal, regulatory and commercial issues. He has a keen understanding and twenty-two years of practical experience spanning four continents, specialising in the application of effective regulation and competition in electricity and gas industries.

David has provided advice to public and private sector clients – industry participants, governments, regulators and consumer organisations. Much of his most recent work has involved advice on smart metering in energy and water industries, and on energy pricing and margins.

He is a member of the Australian Energy Regulator’s Consumer Challenge Panel, where his role is to help ensure that decisions on energy network costs across Australia incorporate the interests of consumers.

David has particular interest in electricity and gas retailing (strategy and pricing), consumer engagement in energy industries, and metering and data services (especially smart metering and smart grid applications)

Where you can see them

July 21, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Grid Edge Block

1.30 – 2.00 pm | What DERMs Technology Means for a Utility
Speaker: Terry Mohn
DERMs is a concept that everyone embraces. But are what the real implications?

 

2.00 – 2.30 pm | The Role of DERMs in a Regulated Environment
Speaker: Jason Froud
There is much discussion surrounding the move of regulated network companies into new areas and how it impacts there planning.

 

2.30 – 3.00 pm | Standardising Grid Edge Solutions
Speaker: Andrew McConnell
Emerging solutions are always exciting but often unwieldy and this requires the development of standards.

 

3.00 – 3.30 pm | Secure Power on the Edge of the Grid
Speaker: Matthew Charles-Jones
Methods of ensuring reliable power in tandem with grid edge solutions is a critical industry imperative.

 

3.30 – 4.00 pm | Integrating Distributed Resources
Speaker: David Prins
The challenge (and opportunity) presented by distributed resources and the larger system is a crucial topic in today’s world.

 

Location: Transmission & Distribution Hub

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July 21, 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Business Strategies Block

1.30 – 2.30 pm | The Energy Transition from the CEO’s Office Roundtable
Speakers: Andrew Bills, Kumar Padisetti, Javier Cavada and Richard Van Breda
Top industry leaders will discuss and debate the high-level strategies needed to meet the challenges of the energy transition.

 

2.30 – 3.00 pm | Using Data to Manage Power Quality in a Decarbonised and Decentralised World
Speaker: Richard McIndoe
One of the most critical aspect of managing the energy transition is monitoring LV networks and behind the meter activity. Realtime data is critical in this effort.

 

3.00 – 4.00 pm | Expert Panel: Trends in Electricity Retailing
Speakers: David Prins (Moderator), Mark Collette and Jon Briskin
Experts from the retail segment detail the current developments in providing affordable and reliable electricity to an increasingly engage consumer.

 

4.00 – 4.30 pm | A Case Study on Using Big Data to Optimise Plant Management During the Energy Transition
Speaker: Uniper
A case study of how the Enerlytics platform uses big data to optimise plant management during the energy transition.

 

4.30 – 5.00 pm | The Energy Charter: Where We Are Now and Goals for the Future
Speaker: Sabiene Heindl
The Energy Charter is a world first CEO led initiative to put customers at the center of decision-making, Learn what the Charter has accomplished and strategic plans for the future

 

Location: Enlit Australia Summit

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David Hochschild (USA)

Chair at California Energy Commission

Karl Rábago (USA)

Principal, Rábago Energy LLC
Former Commissioner, Texas Public Utility Commission
Vice President of Distributed Energy Services at Austin Energy

The Hon. Lily D’Ambrosio

Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change and Minister for Solar Homes

Richard Van Breda

Chief Executive Officer, Stanwell Corporation Limited

Maia Schweizer

Chief Executive Officer, CleanCo Queensland

Eva Hanly

Executive Manager Strategy, Innovation and Technology at TransGrid

Andrew Bills

Chief Executive Officer, CS Energy

Anna Collyer

Chair, Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC)

Ramesh Singaram

President & CEO GE Gas Power Asia Pacific, President & CEO GE ASEAN & ANP at GE

João Segorbe

Executive General Manager Strategy & Corporate Development, AGL Energy

Jon Briskin

Executive General Manager, Origin Retail

Jeffrey Goldmeer

Emergent Technologies Director - Decarbonization, GE Gas & Power

Gordon Wymer

Chief Commercial Officer, Snowy Hydro

Rupesh Ratilal

Manager, Technology Strategy and Security, Yarra Valley Water

Richard Lowe

Executive General Manager Business Growth, TransGrid

Mark Collette

Chief Customer Officer, Energy Australia

Tim Nelson

Executive General Manager, Energy Markets, Infigen Energy

Dan Sturrock

Investment Director, ARENA

Tim Buckley

Director of Energy Finance Studies, Australasia at Institute for Energy Economics & Financial Analysis (IEEFA)

Oliver Yates

Non Executive Director, Smart Energy Council

Sarah McNamara

Chief Executive, Australian Energy Council

Patrick Hartley

Leader, CSIRO Hydrogen Industry Mission at CSIRO

Richard Jeffery

General Manager Commercial Strategy Delivery at Stanwell Corporation Limited

Neil Roberts

General Manager (Australia), Highview Power

Kumar Padisetti

Partner, Deloitte

Lisa McLean

CEO, Open Cities Alliance | Chief Executive Officer, NSW Circular

Tim Ryan

Chief Executive Officer, Ready.Energy

Mike Davis

Network Innovation Manager, Jemena

Caroline Wykamp

Chief Commercial Officer Hydro Tasmania & Director Momentum Energy

Jamal Cheema

Executive General Manager of Intellihub Australia

Andrew Davis

General Manager Strategy and Commercial, Electricity Distribution, Jemena

Sabiene Heindl

Executive Director, The Energy Charter

Nic Reardon

Annual Works Plan Manager, WEL Networks

Javier Cavada

Chief Executive Officer & President, Highview Power

Michael Bradley

Executive General Manager, Retail and Wholesale Markets, Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC)

Dr Robert Simpson

Demand Management Development Manager, Ausgrid

Tracy Deveugle-Frink

Head of Change and Innovation, Western Power

Andrew McConnell

Senior Engineer, Distributed Energy, AusNet Services

Glenn Wood

Head of Telecommunications, TransGrid

Vikram Singh

Lead Advisor Low Carbon Transformation, Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG)

Andrew Richards

Chief Executive Officer, Energy Users Association of Australia

Ron Beatty

Principal Adviser, Electricity Authority of New Zealand

John Grimes

Chief Executive, Smart Energy Council | CEO, Australia Solar Council

Mark Bonnar

Managing Director, Southern Cross Venture Partners

Dr Julio Braslavsky

Principal Research Scientist, CSIRO

Matthew Charles-Jones

Community Lead - Renewable Energy, Mondo

James Seymour

CEO, Center for New Energy Technologies (C4NET)

Chris Cunningham

Principal, Covaris

Lachlan O’Neil

Team Leader Energy Data Sciences, CSIRO

Ruchika Deora

Strategic Marketing Manager, CitiPower, Powercor and United Energy

Chris Dunston

Chief Research Officer, Race for 2030 CRC

Jason Froud

Policy Manager, Synergy

Justine Ryan

Global Director, GE Renewable Energy

Alex Georgiou

Co-Founder and CEO, ShineHub

Luigi Bonadio

Principal/Director, Luigi Bonadio & Associates

Christopher Gwynne

Program Director Battery of the Nation Initiative, Hydro Tasmania

Sheri Hickok

Chief Executive Officer - Onshore Wind Asia Pacific & China, GE Renewable Energy

Zoltan Kelly

Asset Information Improvement Specialist, Melbourne Water

Ji Hwan Kim

Supervisor, Korea South-East Power CO (KOEN)

Erik Laykin

Managing Director, Practice Lead, Global Data Risk, Duff & Phelps Los Angeles

Benjy Lee

Manager Energy and Carbon Policy, Jemena

Professor Pierluigi Mancarella

Chair of Electrical Power Systems Electrical And Electronic Engineering, The University of Melbourne

Michael Maranta

Director, MGM Co.

Richard McIndoe

Executive Chairman, Edge Electrons

Dr Reihana Mohideen

Senior Research Fellow, The University of Melbourne

Dr Glen Currie

Senior Tutor, The University of Melbourne

Terry Mohn

CEO, General Microgrids

Asanka Paranamana

Distributed Energy Engineer, AusNet Services

Professor Nando Ochoa Pizzali

Professor of Smart Grids and Power Systems, The University of Melbourne

Stephanie Bashir

Founder, Nexa Advisory

Paul Siemers

Program Director - Digital Transformation, Melbourne Water

Victor Young

General Manager Commercial & Industrial Energy Services, Yurika

Frank Zeichner

Chief Executive Officer, IoT Alliance Australia

Rob Mannion

Manager Digital Experience, Sydney Water

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