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)

Also hear David speak on Wednesday 20 October at Enlit Australia Connect; a new single day digital event for Australia’s leading energy and retail professionals. Register for free and find out more here.

Where you can see them

March 16, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

T&D Transition Solutions

10.30 – 11.00 am | Electricity Networks in a 50% Renewable World
Speaker: Nalin Pahalawaththa
The rapid uptake of clean energy has created intriguing challenges for network companies.

11.00 – 11.30 am | Orchestrating Large Scale Power From Distributed Generation-From a Grid Perspective
Speaker: Tracy Deveugle-Frink
Decentralisation is developing at a rapid pace so how does that become large scale power and become part of the larger grid.

11.30 am – 12.00 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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March 16, 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Business Strategies

1.30 – 2.30 pm | The Energy Transition from the CEO’s Office Roundtable
Speakers: Andrew Bills, Kumar Padisetti, Javier Cavada and Stephanie Unwin
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 | ARENA Keynote with Dan Sturrock
Speaker: Dan Sturrock
An overview from ARENA on critical developments in the Clean Energy Sector with commentary on what forecasts look like going forward

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 engaged consumer.

4.00 – 4.30 pm | Case Study: Big Data in the Energy Transition
Speaker to be announced. 
A case study on how the Enerlytics platform uses big data to optimise plant management during the Energy Transition. Presented by Uniper.

Location: Enlit Australia Leadership Summit

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Leadership Summit

Sponsored by Salesforce

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

Andrew Bills

Chief Executive Officer, CS Energy

Anna Collyer

Chair, Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC)

Darren Hill

General Manager for Commercial & Business Development, Horizon Power

Richard Lowe

CEO, Lumea

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

Mark Brownfield

Chief Customer Officer, EnergyAustralia

Rupesh Ratilal

Senior Manager, Technology Transformation, EY

Deepak Sambhi

Director, Power KPMG

Sarah McNamara

Chief Executive, Australian Energy Council

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

Aaron Scott

Country Leader, GE Gas Power

Jessica Venning-Bryan

Chief Customer Officer, Flux Federation

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

Matthew Fairlie

Vice Chairman, Next Hydrogen

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

Richard Porter

Principal Engineer, Simulation, Yokogowa

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 DSO/DERMS Engineer, CitiPower, Powercor & United Energy

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

Chris Dunstan

Chief Research Officer, Race for 2030 CRC

Jason Froud

Policy Manager, Synergy

Lindsay Taylor

Group Business Development Manager, TEN Group (The Energy Network)

Alex Georgiou

Co-Founder and CEO, ShineHub

Luigi Bonadio

Principal/Director, Luigi Bonadio & Associates

Zoltan Kelly

Asset Information Improvement Specialist, Melbourne Water

Ji Hwan Kim

Supervisor, Korea South-East Power CO (KOEN)

Terry Mohn

CEO, General Microgrids

Stephanie Bashir

Founder, Nexa Advisory

Frank Zeichner

Chief Executive Officer, IoT Alliance Australia

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