Speakers

Richard Van Breda

Chief Executive Officer, Stanwell Corporation Limited

Richard was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Stanwell Corporation Limited in July 2012. Richard has worked in the energy industry since 2001. He joined Stanwell in 2002 and was appointed Chief Financial Officer in 2005.

Richard joined Tarong Energy in the role of Chief Financial Officer in April 2008. After the restructure of the Queensland Government owned electricity generators in July 2011, he was appointed Chief Financial Officer at Stanwell. Prior to 2001, Richard was a partner with Deloitte, Zimbabwe and spent three years with Anglo American Zimbabwe, which held a diverse range of mining and manufacturing interests.

Richard is a member of the Australian and Zimbabwean Institutes of Charted Accountants and the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He has an Honours Bachelor of Accounting Science from the University of South Africa and has completed the Leadership Best Practices program at Harvard University and the Advanced Management Program at INSEAD. Richard is AFMA Accredited (Advising).

Where you can see them

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, Paul Italiano 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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The Hon. Lily D’Ambrosio

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

Maia Schweizer

Chief Executive Officer, CleanCo Queensland

Andrew Bills

Chief Executive Officer, CS Energy

Anna Collyer

Chair, Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC)

João Segorbe

Executive General Manager Strategy & Corporate Development, AGL Energy

Jon Briskin

Executive General Manager, Origin Retail

Richard Lowe

Executive General Manager Business Growth, TransGrid

Mark Collette

Chief Customer Officer, Energy Australia

Paul Italiano

Chief Executive Officer, TransGrid

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

Kumar Padisetti

Partner, Deloitte

Lisa McLean

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

Caroline Wykam

Chief Commercial Officer Hydro Tasmania & Director Momentum Energy

Sabiene Heindl

Executive Director, The Energy Charter

Nic Reardon

Annual Works Plan Manager, WEL Networks

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

Stephen Quilter

Executive General Manager Energy Trading and Commercial Strategy, Stanwell Corporation Limited

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

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

Chair, International Microgrid Association

Asanka Paranamana

Distributed Energy Engineer, AusNet Services

Professor Nando Ochoa Pizzali

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

David Prins

Director, Etrog Consulting

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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