IAEE Conference

Plenary session topics and Special Presentations

Session 1: Asian Energy Market Developments to 2040

  • Projected energy demand and supply growth in Asia by geography and fuel-type;
  • Trade in energy commodities within and from outside Asia including pipeline supplies of natural gas from Russia, Central Asia and the Middle East, and LNG from Russia, the Middle East, North America and Africa;
  • Environmental implications of projected energy production and use in Asia.

 Wesfarmers Lecture Theatre, UWA Business School

 Monday 15 February 2016, 09:00 to 10:40


Yukari Yamashita
Institute for Energy Economics, Japan
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As a Board Member for the Institute and Director in Charge of the Energy Data and Modelling Center, Yukari Yamashita is responsible for quantitative and qualitative analyses on energy policy issues. In the aftermath of the tsunami and nuclear incident, her team’s analyses and recommendations contributed greatly to the electricity saving campaign and continue to this day to contribute to the debate regarding a national energy mix for Japan. She has been serving as a member of various government councils and committees in the fields of energy and science & technologies.

She has been leading miscellaneous international and regional programs in the area of energy cooperation through IEA, APEC, ERIA and IPEEC. She is currently a Council member of the International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE) and a Clean Energy Education & Empowerment (C3E) Ambassador of Japan.
Professor Hisanori Nei
National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Japan
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Prof. Hisanori Nei has joined the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) - then at 1981 right after graduating from University of Tokyo at Faculty of Science major in Geology. After working at various deputy director positions such as ministers secretariat bureau, he spent his time at Houston Texas, U.S.A. as Executive Director of JETRO Houston from 1997 to 2000.

From 2001 to 2005, he worked more for energy security policy as the director of Middle East and Africa Office and the director of Petroleum Refining and Reserve Division etc. at Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI). During that period, he had worked at ORHA or CPA in Iraq after the war on 2003 as one of the three Japanese first dispatched diplomats to support all the effort of Iraq reconstruction.

From 2005 to 2012, he worked at Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency (NISA), METI as Directors and the Deputy Director General. When Tohoku off-Pacific Earthquake hit the Fukushima-Daiichi, TEPCO, he worked as like managing director at back office and perform the single contact with U.S. mission and coordinated to create the Government Official Report to the IAEA. June and September 2011, then, he was assigned as councilor at cabinet secretary for restoring the Nuclear Accident. April 2012 to June 2014, he worked as Executive Director, at Japan National Oil , Gas and Metals Corporation.

In June 2014, he became Professor of GRIPS.

He has been a member of IAEE since 1998.
Hilary Lau
Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills
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Hilary graduated from UWA in 1998 with a LLB/B.Com. He was admitted as a solicitor in Western Australia in 1999. Since graduating, he has worked in Asia for more than 15 years including in Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan.

As an energy lawyer focusing on oil & gas (including LNG), power and mining, he has represented many Asian energy companies on many transactions and projects all around the world. He has also represented a lot of Chinese companies (including CNPC, CNOOC, Sinopec, State Grid, Huaneng) on its energy transactions and projects.
Dr. Johannes Trüby
International Energy Agency (IEA)
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Dr Johannes Trüby is energy analyst with the International Energy Agency (IEA) in Paris. He leads the coal and gas analysis for the agency’s flagship publication World Energy Outlook (WEO). In addition to this, Johannes has led the power sector analysis for the recently released WEO special report “India Energy Outlook”. He also is a co-author of the IEA’s Medium-term Coal Market Report series and works on energy investments and financing.

Prior to joining the IEA in 2012, Johannes worked for almost three years as a consultant at EWI Energy Research & Scenarios – a specialized energy consulting firm providing quantitative analyses in energy markets. He holds an MSc and a PhD in economics from the University of Cologne in Germany. In his PhD thesis Johannes developed mathematical programming models that allow for the reproduction of prices and trade-flows in international commodity trade.
Professor Rod Tyers
UWA Business School, Moderator
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Dr Rod Tyers is a Winthrop Professor at the UWA Business School. Trained originally in engineering at the University of Melbourne, W/Prof. Tyers made the transition to economics and completed his doctorate at Harvard University in 1978. His research in international economics has emphasised economy-wide analysis and he has addressed issues including commodity market stability, technical change, demography, trade policy reform and macroeconomic policy as it affects exchange rates.

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Session 2: Policies and initiatives to reduce the environmental impact of energy use in Asia-Pacific

  • Air and water emissions from upstream production and downstream use of energy in Asia especially given the prospect of dramatic increases in electricity generation;
  • Land access and multiple land use;
  • Dealing with risks;
  • Community acceptance of energy production.

 Wesfarmers Lecture Theatre, UWA Business School

 Monday 15 February 2016, 14:00 to 15:40


Professor Ying Fan
Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences
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Prof. Ying Fan is the director of Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research (CEEP) at Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). She is currently a council member and Asia-Oceania Representative to the council of International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE), and the president of Chinese Association for Low Carbon Development, SOOPEM.

Prof. Ying Fan got her Ph.D. degree in system engineering. She visited Cornell University in the U.S. as a senior visiting scholar from 2004 to 2005. Her research and teaching fields include Energy-Environment-Economy system modeling, energy finance, climate change, Energy and environmental policy.

She has carried out over 50 research projects, published over 180 papers in peer reviewed journals. She has received important awards, such as special research Grant for Distinguished Young Scientists sponsored by National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), CAS Hundred Talents Program sponsored by the CAS, and many Science and Technology Awards.
Dr Thomas Houghton
Curtin University Business School, Moderator
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Dr Tom Houghton is Director of the MBA (Oil & Gas) at Curtin Graduate School of Business and was previously a Research Fellow at the University of Strathclyde.

His principal field of research is sustainable energy economics and he has a keen interest in energy for development, having established training program in Renewable Energy for Developing Countries with UNITAR. Tom is a Visiting Professor at Nagoya University of Commerce and Business where he provides courses in sustainable energy to MBA students. Before joining Strathclyde he spent more than 5 years in power industry and a further 8 in the banking sector, latterly as director at the Japanese bank, Nomura. With colleagues in Asia and the US, he established a consulting company in the renewable energy sector in 2011. Tom holds an MEng from Imperial College, an MBA from London Business School and a PhD from the University of Strathclyde.
Professor Peter Newman
Curtin University
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Peter Newman is the Professor of Sustainability at Curtin University. He sat on the Board of Infrastructure Australia and is a Lead Author for Transport on the IPCC.

His books include ‘Green Urbanism in Asia’ (2013), ‘Resilient Cities: Responding to Peak Oil and Climate Change’(2009), ‘Green Urbanism Down Under’ (2009) and 'Sustainability and Cities: Overcoming Automobile Dependence' with Jeff Kenworthy which was launched in the White House in 1999. In 2001-3 Peter directed the production of Western Australia’s Sustainability Strategy in the Department of the Premier and Cabinet. In 2004-5 he was a Sustainability Commissioner in Sydney advising the government on planning and transport issues. In 2006/7 he was a Fulbright Senior Scholar at the University of Virginia Charlottesville. In 2011 Peter was awarded the Sidney Luker medal by the Planning Institute of Australia (NSW) for his contribution to the science and practice of town planning in Australia and in 2014 he was awarded an Order of Australia for his contributions to urban design and sustainable transport, particularly related to the saving and rebuilding of Perth’s rail system. He was an elected Fremantle City Councillor from 1976-80 where he still lives.
Nathan Ling
Synergy
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Nathan is the Manager of Corporate Development at Synergy, WA's leading energy supplier to over one million customers.

He and his team are responsible for creating business opportunities through new projects, acquisitions and divestments and negotiation of key commercial contracts. Nathan is a Chartered Accountant with over 12 years experience in banking, across mergers and acquisitions and equity capital markets.

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Session 3: Structure of Asian Markets for energy commodities

  • The future of long-term contract versus spot trading of LNG;
  • Increased use of markets for electricity and natural gas;
  • Developing energy derivatives contracts in Asia as a means of hedging risks;
  • Integration of global natural gas markets via LNG and long distance pipeline trade.

 EY Lecture Theatre, UWA Business School

 Monday 15 February 2016, 14:00 to 15:40


Prof Peter Hartley
BHP Billiton Chair
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Peter Hartley is the BHP Billiton Chair in the Business of Resources at the UWA Business School. He was Chair of the Department of Economics at Rice University in Houston, Texas from 2000 - 2005 and Academic Director of the Shell Centre for Sustainability at Rice from 2007–2010.

Peter is also a Rice Scholar of the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, where he is affiliated with the Energy Studies Program. He was awarded the George and Cynthia Mitchell Chair in Sustainable Development in the economics department in 2007.

Peter’s research has covered a number of areas, but has recently focused on energy economics. With regard to sustainability, he is interested in the long-term transition of the economy to renewable energy sources and the relationship between energy use and its environmental impacts. Peter was also the immediate past President of the International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE).
Dr Fereidun Fesharaki
Chairman, FG Energy
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In the late 1970s, Dr Fesharaki attended the OPEC Ministerial Conferences in his capacity as Energy Adviser to the Prime Minister of Iran. He joined East-West Center in 1979 and was a Senior Fellow leading energy-related research till end 2013. In addition, Dr Fesharaki is the author of more than 100 papers and has authored or edited over thirty books and monographs.

In 1989, Dr Fesharaki was elected a member of the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. Since 1991, he has been a member of the International Advisory Board of JX Holdings (and its predecessor companies) — Japan’s largest oil company. Dr Fesharaki was the 1993 President of the International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE), the key professional organization representing over 3,900 energy economists in more than 85 countries.

In 1995, Dr Fesharaki was elected a Senior Fellow of the U.S. Association for Energy Economics for distinguished services in the field of energy economics. In 2002, he was appointed a Senior Associate of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, D.C. In 2008, Dr Fesharaki was appointed to the National Petroleum Council by then US Secretary of Energy and was re-appointed by US Secretary of Energy Moniz in 2014. Since 2009, he has been a member of the Dubai Mercantile Exchange Limited (DME) Board of Directors. He received the Outstanding Contributions to the IAEE Award in 2012. In 2013, he joined the Advisory Board of VOPAK LNG. Most recently, Dr Fesharaki was appointed as Honorary Advisor by CNPC Research Institute of Economics and Technologies in Beijing.
Ron Ripple
Professor, University of Tulsa, and Vice President for Conferences IAEE (Moderator)
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Dr Ronald D. Ripple is the Mervin Bovaird Professor of Energy Business and Finance in the School of Energy Economics, Policy, and Commerce in the Collins College of Business at The University of Tulsa. Ron took up his current position lecturing in the TU Master of Energy Business Program in 2013 after spending nearly fourteen years in Australia, with another year in Hong Kong. Dr Ripple has studied oil and natural gas markets for over 34 years, getting his start in the Office of the Governor of Alaska. He wrote his PhD dissertation on Alaska North Slope natural gas, and recently authored a chapter on the Geopolitics of Australia Natural Gas Development for the joint Harvard-Rice Geopolitics of Natural Gas Study. In between these two studies, Ron has published numerous peer-reviewed journal articles, trade press articles, and reports, typically focusing on oil and natural gas markets and the financial derivatives markets that support them.
Brad Leach
Principal, Energy Advisory Services
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Mr. Leach is a principal with Energy Advisory Services (EAS), an independent energy consulting firm. EAS provides consulting services related to energy commodity research, energy, natural gas and power liquidity/pricing analysis, delivery facility due diligence, risk management operations, physical/financial market hub development, and futures/options market education.

Current EAS projects include risk management research related to U.S. shale production, development of a New England natural gas hub, and an ongoing analysis of natural gas and electricity derivatives market liquidity.

Prior to EAS, Mr. Leach was Executive Director of Energy Research and Product Development at CME Group. In this position, he had oversight research contract development responsibilities related to natural gas, electricity, U.S. coal, uranium and environmental emissions. He was also responsible for risk management research related to the Asian LNG/natural gas market.

Prior to the acquisition of NYMEX by CME Group, he was a Vice President in the NYMEX Research Department. He was responsible for all aspects of research related to the development of the NYMEX Henry Hub Natural Gas Futures Contract, one of the most successful physically-delivered energy commodity contracts ever launched by a U.S. commodity exchange.

Mr. Leach is widely recognized industry source in energy market research, analysis and development of competitive responses to evolving energy trading structures. He has delivered frequent energy presentations during his career and has authored several publications on energy risk management and market evolution.

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Session 4: Disruption in electricity markets

  • Engineering issues including handling the risks of rapid and unexpected fluctuations in output, and localized instability from photovoltaics;
  • Economic issues including pricing of grid connection separately from energy demanded or supplied;
  • Implications of renewables for emissions, natural gas, coal and nuclear use;
  • Demand side participation in wholesale electricity markets;
  • The challenges facing traditional electric utilities.

 Wesfarmers Lecture Theatre, UWA Business School

 Tuesday 16 February 2016, 09:00 to 10:40


Dr Hans-Joachim Ziesing
Member of the "Energy of the Future" panel advising German Government
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Hans-Joachim Ziesing studied economics in Cologne and Berlin (Freie Universität) and received a PhD from the Berlin Technical University.

He joined the German Institute for Economic Research in Berlin (DIW Berlin) as a research associate in 1969 and was director of the department "Energy, Transportation, Environment" from 1981 to 2004. He is now an independent consultant on energy and environmental issues. Since 1994 he is managing director of the working group "Energy Balances" which is responsible for the energy balances in the Germany. He is still working closely together with different research institutes in the field of energy economy and environmental and climate policy Since 2011 he is member of the independent four-member Expert Commission set up by the German Government to support the monitoring process “Energy for the Future”. For more than 45 years he accompanies the energy and environmental policy with his academic advice.
Oliver Yates
CEO, Clean Energy Finance Corporation
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Mr Yates has over 20 years of global experience in corporate advisory, financial structuring, project finance, debt structuring, equity raising and listings, with extensive experience in clean energy. At Macquarie Bank he was involved in establishing new businesses and growing operations internationally, and leading the Bank's initiatives in wind, solar, biofuels, carbon credits and other renewable businesses.

Mr Yates has played key roles in clean energy, terrestrial and bio-sequestration and other solutions to the climate change challenge over many years. He established BioCarbon, a leading international project developer which invests forestry, land-use and sustainable energy service projects, as a joint venture between Global Forest Partners LP, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Macquarie Group.

He is an investor in and has held board positions on a number of innovative energy ventures. He participated in the South Australian Government's Green Grid study to look at unlocking renewable resources on the Eyre Peninsula and the Victorian Government study into carbon capture and storage (CCS) for the Latrobe Valley.

Mr Yates holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne, and is a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD) with an Advanced Diploma in Mastering the Boardroom.
Matt Rennie
Managing Partner, Power & Utilities, EY (Moderator)
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Matt is a senior EY Partner, serving as Global Leader for Market Reform and Unbundling and Global Transactions leader for EY Power and Utilities. These roles include the development and broadening of EY's service offerings in both developed and emerging markets around the world, and active participation in liberalising energy markets in Japan, Mexico, Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Prior to these roles, Matt led EY's Power & Utilities market segment in Australia between 2011 and 2015.  Matt  joined EY as a Partner in 2011 when his company, Energy Advisory Service, was acquired by the firm.  Prior to that, since 1994, Matt worked in various pricing, project finance and management roles in the power industry in Australia. 
Dr Liam Wagner
Griffith Business School, Griffith University
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Dr Liam Wagner is a Lecturer in Economics at the Griffith Business School, Griffith University. Prior to this he was a Research Fellow at the University of Queensland specialising in energy and environmental economics and policy. Dr Wagner has also worked as a Trading Analyst in the energy industry, providing electricity market forecasting expertise, advice on risk management, while also trading an Open Cycle Gas Turbine power station.

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Session 5: Financing energy production and infrastructure investments in Asia Pacific

  • Effects of taxes, regulations and sovereign risk more generally on investment;
  • Role of long-term contracts in financing investments;
  • Role of international lending agencies (World Bank, ADB, AIIB) and private-public partnerships in financing energy investments;
  • Controlling escalating investment costs.

 EY Lecture Theatre, UWA Business School

 Tuesday 16 February 2016, 09:00 to 10:40


Dr Agung Wicaksono
Vice Chairman of PMO for 35GW Project, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, and Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), Indonesia
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Dr Agung Wicaksono is Assistant Professor at School of Business and Management, Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB). He is currently assigned by the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources to co-chair the Program Management Office for 35 GW Electricity Infrastructure Development as the priority agenda of President Joko Widodo’s government in energy sector. He is also a member of the Performance Management Unit of the ministry and was part of the Oil and Gas Governance Reform Team.

During Yudhoyono’s presidency in 2009-2014, he advised the Head of President’s Delivery Unit for Development Monitoring and Oversight (UKP4) Prof. Kuntoro Mangkusubroto to oversee national priority development agenda, mainly in the sector of energy, infrastructure, state-owned enterprises, bureaucracy reform and education. He obtained a Ph.D. in International Management from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland with dissertation on Corporate Governance of State-Owned Enterprises in Southeast Asia. His Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering is from ITB and double degree of MBA and M.Sc. in International Production Management from Technical University Hamburg-Harburg (TUHH), Germany.

His academic works among others are Indonesian State-owned Enterprises: The Challenge of Reform (Southeast Asian Affairs 2008) and Energy Efficiency in Japan (ed., ISEAS 2008). He teaches international marketing, business ethics and cross-cultural management for MBA and undergraduate. Before joining the public sector and academia, Agung worked at the corporate sector as management consultant.
Hideki Iwashita
Director, Commercial Coordination, INPEX
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Positions: Executive Officer, Vice President, Ichthys Project Division
Director, Commercial Coordination, Perth Office, INPEX
Place of Birth: Hyogo, Japan
University: Kansai University, Graduated from Faculty of Economics
Working Experience:
April 1981 ~ Joined Gadelius K. K. (currently ABB Japan K.K.), Kobe Office
Dec. 1984 ~ Accounting Department, Tokyo Head Office
April 1993 ~ Joined Indonesia Petroleum, Ltd. (“INPEX”)
Deputy Manager, Business Department, INPEX Natuna, Ltd. March 1997 ~ Manager, Finance Department, INPEX Alpha, Ltd.
May 1997 ~ Deputy General Manager, Melbourne Office
Dec. 2000 ~ Deputy General Manager, Accounting Department
June 2003 ~ General Manager, Accounting Department
Oct. 2004 ~ General Manager, Finance Department, Tehran Office
March 2007 ~ General Manager, Planning & Coordination Unit, Oceania & Americas Business Division
Oct. 2008 ~ Completing business integration between INPEX and Teikoku Oil and launching an operating company named “INPEX CORPORATION”
Oct. 2008 ~ General Manager, Planning & Coordination Unit, Ichthys Project Division
Aug. 2009 ~ Director, Commercial Coordination, Perth Office, Ichthys Project Division
June 2012 ~ Executive Officer, Vice President, Ichthys Project Division
Ricardo Raineri
Former Minister of Energy, Chile, Alternate Executive Director of the World Bank and Professor at Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
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Ricardo Raineri Bernain is Professor at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, a former Chilean Energy Minister, Alternative Executive Director of the World Bank Group representing Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay, Chairman of the Board of Chilean State Oil Company, Vice President for Academic Affairs of the International Association for Energy Economics.

He holds a Business Engineer and Master in Economics degrees from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, and a Master of Arts (MA) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Economics from the University of Minnesota. The main areas of his professional expertise in the energy sector are in addressing issues of the economics of regulation and antitrust policy, market structure, pricing, business strategy, competition, investment and corporate governance. Has extensive experience as adviser for governments and main energy companies in Latin America; has published in a variety of leading energy journals and regularly participates in conferences to talk on the most pressing energy issues.
James Harris
Hogan Lovells
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James is Hogan Lovells' Global Head of Infrastructure and leads the Infrastructure, Energy, Resources and Projects practice for Asia Pacific and the Middle East.

Recognised as a leading project finance and PPP lawyer by several independent industry publications, James has more than 28 years of experience advising on infrastructure projects across a broad spectrum of industry sectors in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, UK, Europe and Australia.

He is Chairman (Asia) of the International Project Finance Association and is also one of the founding members of the APLMA Project Finance Committee. James is also a regular presenter at project finance and PPP conferences throughout Asia. James is also an adjunct professor for law of project finance at the Singapore Management University.

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Session 6: The future of nuclear power and new energy technologies in Asia

  • Developments in nuclear power given the risks revealed by the Fukushima accident, including in India and China; the benefits of nuclear power for reducing emissions;
  • Potential new nuclear technologies;
  • Raw materials needed for new energy technologies including rare earths, heavy rare earths, alternative nuclear fuels.

 EY Lecture Theatre, UWA Business School

 Tuesday 16 February 2016, 14:30 to 16:10


Ken Koyama
Chief Economist & Managing Director, The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan
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Dr Ken KOYAMA is Chief Economist and Managing Director at the Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ). He has also been a Professor at the Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Tokyo since 2010.

Dr Koyama joined the IEEJ in 1986 as an Economist in the Oil Group. Since then, he has held various roles at the IEEJ including Senior Economist in the World Oil & Energy Group (1992), Head of the World Oil & Energy Group (1997) and Senior Research Fellow, Energy Strategy Unit (2005).

He was awarded a B.A. in Economics in 1982 from Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, an M.A. in Economics in 1986 from Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, and a PhD in 2001 from the University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland. His PhD thesis was on Japan’s energy strategies towards the Middle East.

Dr Koyama’s specialized fields of research are energy security issues and the geopolitics of energy, and analysis of global energy markets and policy developments with an emphasis on the Asia Pacific region.

He has served as a committee member of energy policy-related councils and advisory committees of the Japanese government on numerous occasions. He has written and published many papers and articles on energy issues and is a frequent speaker at international conferences.
Ian Hore-Lacy
Uranium Information Centre
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Ian Hore-Lacy became Director for Public Information with the World Nuclear Association, an international trade association based in London, in 2001. That role later became Senior Research Analyst. This effectively expanded his previous role with the Uranium Information Centre in Australia, which he had held from 1995.

His role at WNA is to provide a comprehensive, reliable and up to date array of authoritative papers on every aspect of nuclear energy, accessible on the Web: www.world-nuclear.org/Information Library/, where some 160 papers on all aspects of nuclear energy, including technical accounts and country profiles, are kept up to date. He works mainly in Melbourne.

Mr Hore-Lacy is a former biology teacher who joined the mining industry as an environmental scientist in 1974. He is author of Nuclear Electricity, the tenth edition of which was published in 2012 by the World Nuclear University as Nuclear Energy in the 21st Century. A Chinese edition has also been published. Earlier editions have been a widely used school resource dealing with nuclear power.

He is a graduate of New England and Melbourne Universities. His science honours thesis was on rainforest ecology and he has a Masters degree in heathland ecology. He is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and has been a Fellow of the Australian College of Education.

From 1988-93 he was Manager, Education and Environment with CRA Corporate Services, and prior to that he had roles in Corporate Training, Corporate Relations and as Environmental Scientist based in CRA (now Rio Tinto) head office in Melbourne. He took a particular interest in the Ranger Uranium Environmental Inquiry in the 1970s. From 1971-73 he was Senior Biology Master at the Geelong College and also worked in a part-time education role with the Australian Conservation Foundation.

His particular interests range from the technical to the ethical and theological aspects of mineral resources and their use, especially nuclear power. He was closely involved with the production of Out of the Fiery Furnace, a TV documentary series shown in over twenty countries on how through history people have progressively developed technology in the service of humankind. He has written several books on mining, environmental, economic and related issues, the latest being Responsible Dominion - a Christian approach to Sustainable Development, published in 2006 by Regent College Press, Vancouver. A second edition in Kindle was published in 2015.

Mr Hore-Lacy is married, with four adult children.
Dr Vanessa Guthrie
Toro Energy
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Dr Vanessa Guthrie is Managing Director & CEO of Toro Energy Limited, an ASX listed uranium exploration and project development company, based in Perth, WA. Vanessa has qualifications in geology, environment, law and business management including a Doctor of Philosophy in Geology. She has over 25 years experience in the mining industry in diverse roles including operations, environment, community and indigenous affairs corporate development and sustainability. She is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and is currently a Non-Executive Director at the Western Australian Water Corporation, and the Board of the Minerals Council of Australia.

Vanessa was appointed by the Prime Minister, the Hon Tony Abbott, MP to the Australia-India Prime Ministers’ CEO Forum in January 2015, to help drive the bilateral economic relationship between Australia and India.

Vanessa was the winner of the 2013 Outstanding Professional Woman award from the WA Chamber of Minerals and Energy and was also recognised in 2013 in the world’s Top 100 list of inspirational women in mining globally.
Dan Zavattiero
Executive Director, Minerals Council of Australia (Moderator)
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Mr Daniel Zavattiero was appointed as Executive Director – Uranium in October 2013 to manage uranium specific issues following the integration of the Australian Uranium Association into the Minerals Council of Australia.

Mr Zavattiero has 22 years management and marketing experience in the resource sector, spanning multiple commodities including iron ore, base metals and uranium in Australia, Singapore and the Netherlands.

Mr Zavattiero has a Bachelor of Economics with Honours from Monash University and a Graduate Certificate of Corporate Management from Deakin University.

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Session 7: Australia’s role in meeting Asian energy demand growth

  • Controlling costs by promoting increased collaboration between developers of infrastructure;
  • Improved industrial relations and increased productivity;
  • Improved domestic policies on regulation and export restrictions.

 Wesfarmers Theatre, UWA Business School

 Tuesday 16 February 2016, 14:30 to 16:10


Steve Lewis
General Manager, Business Development, ATCO Australia
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Steve Lewis is General Manager, Business Development at energy infrastructure company ATCO Australia, headquartered in Perth, Western Australia.

ATCO Australia is part of the ATCO Group of Companies. With nearly 9,000 employees and approximately $19 billion in assets, ATCO is a diversified global corporation delivering service excellence and innovative business solutions through leading companies engaged in Structures & Logistics (manufacturing and logistics), Utilities (pipelines, natural gas and electricity transmission and distribution) and Energy (power generation and sales, industrial water infrastructure, natural gas gathering, processing, storage and liquids extraction).

Steve commenced his role at ATCO in October 2015 and has more than 25 years in the energy and resources sectors. He has responsibility for the delivery of cost effective, customer focussed solutions across ATCO’s broad range of capabilities, adding to the company’s established power generation and natural gas assets in Australia which include Western Australia’s largest natural gas distribution network, servicing more than 700,000 consumers through approximately 13,700km of pipelines.

Prior to joining ATCO, Steve spent five years at APA Group, Australia’s largest gas infrastructure company. As General Manager, Western Australia, he oversaw APA’s assets in the state including five high pressure gas pipelines, 32 gas laterals and an underground gas storage facility. He managed revenues of more than $230m per annum as well as 75 employees. He successfully achieved EBITDA growth of greater than 50% across APA’s WA business since joining the company in 2010.

Steve also has first-hand experience in the supply and growth of LNG to Asia having held various senior roles with Woodside Energy in both the company’s Perth and Tokyo offices, including General Manager, North West Shelf Gas, General Manager, Domestic Gas and General Manager, North West Shelf LNG. He has negotiated long term LNG sales and purchase agreements with Japanese utilities underpinning expansion to the North West Shelf project, developed commercial strategies to meet Woodside’s commitments under WA’s domestic gas reservation policy, and has an intimate understanding of industrial relations matters, having represented the company in numerous enterprise agreement negotiations.
Dr Ross Lambie
Head of Resources & Energy Branch at the Department of Industry and Commerce, Australian Government
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Ross Lambie is General Manager of the Resources and Energy Economics Branch in the Economic and Analytical Services Division of the Department of Industry and Science.

Prior to joining the Department in 2013, Ross spent two years as Manager of the Economics Team for the ACT Independent Competition and Regulatory Commission. Ross has extensive professional experience as a trader and manager in the New Zealand Financial Markets. Ross holds Bachelor degrees in Accounting and Resource Studies, an Honours degree in Economics and a Master’s degree in Commerce and Management. He also has a PhD in Public Policy from the Australian National University.
Dr Alex Wonhas
Executive Director, Energy and Resources, CSIRO
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Dr Alex Wonhas is CSIRO’s Executive Director Energy and Resources. He has responsibility for approximately 620 researchers, who aim to provide science and technology solutions that will enhance the value Australia derives from its vast energy and mineral resources while enabling the transition to a lower emissions economy.

He is also the Executive Team member with responsibilities for CSIRO's operation in Chile. CSIRO's activities in the Energy and Resources sector include research in the following areas:
  • Exploration, mining and processing of minerals and coal
  • Conventional and unconventional oil and gas exploration and production and the study of its environmental impacts
  • Grids and energy efficiency
  • Low emissions energy technologies, such as solar, carbon capture and storage, and highly-efficient fossil fuel based technologies
  • Societal attitudes towards energy and resources.
In his role, Dr Wonhas has been instrumental in shaping a number of nationally and internationally relevant projects. He has been the driving force behind the establishment of the Future Grid Forum, which brought together over 100 key stakeholders from industry and government across the whole electricity value chain with the aim of increasing the productivity of our electricity system.

He is also currently overseeing the development of the National Outlook Report, which is developing the first fully integrated energy, food and water projections for Australia in a global context.

Dr Wonhas has a strong background in technology and innovation and a deep understanding of the private sector, especially in resources and energy from advising national and global energy and resources companies on questions of strategy and operations while working for McKinsey & Company. He was also one of the co-authors of McKinsey's carbon abatement cost curve for Australia.

Dr Wonhas is participating in a number of energy related initiatives:
  • Chair of the Energy Theme at the G20 in Brisbane, 2014
  • Member of the Expert Panel for the Energy White Paper Australian Federal Government, 2014-2015
  • Director, CO2CRC, 2014 -
  • Director, Australian National Low Emissions Coal (ANLEC) R&D, 2012 -
  • Director, Australian Solar Institute, 2009 - 2012
Dr Joe Sofra
Chief Executive Resources & Industrial, Broadspectrum
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Joe Sofra has more than 22 years’ experience and was appointed to his current role in July 2014. He is responsible for leading the acceleration of growth in the company’s Resources and Industrial business and ongoing service delivery improvement. He is also leading the continued strategic shift towards providing high value services in these sectors.

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Session 8: Electricity markets: “Best practice” and restructuring in Asia

  • What is “best practice” for structuring competitive electricity markets;
  • Paying for ancillary services; capacity markets; nodal pricing;
  • The prospects for (further) electricity restructuring in Asia.

 Wesfarmers Lecture Theatre, UWA Business School

 Wednesday 17 February 2016, 09:15 to 10:55


Dr Anoop Singh
Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
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Dr Anoop Singh is Associate Professor at Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (India). He has about 15 years’ experience in academics and industry. He holds a B.Tech. (Mech. Engg.), ME (Indl. Engg.) and PhD (IGIDR). His areas of interest include power sector reform & regulation, power market development, energy/electricity pricing, renewable energy policy & regulation, infrastructure regulation, policy & finance, energy efficiency, energy economics, climate change, project financing and cross-border energy cooperation. He has a number of research papers and three books to his credit. Prior to joining IIT Kanpur, he worked with Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission.

Dr Singh has undertaken research/consultancy assignments for the ADB, the World Bank, the UNCTAD, the UNU/IAS, the AIT, the University of Cambridge and the Planning Commission. He was Member, Working Group on Power for 11th as well as 12th Five-Year Plan, and Member, Working Group on Bulk Energy Transport of the National Transport Development Policy Committee (NTDPC), Planning Commission. He is also Member, State Advisory Committee of Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission, Advisory Committee for Capacity Building of Distribution Personnel under R-APDRP, Ministry of Power, Member, Research Advisory Committee of Council of Power Utilities, New Delhi, and Member, Study Group for System Loading Charges of UPERC.

He is recipient of researcher fellowships from Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), UNU/IAS and DAAD. He received the Best Business Model Award at the Asia Clean Energy Forum 2010. He contributes regulatory and policy submissions with reference to formulation of regulations and policies, especially for the power sector. He is a Senior Member of IEEE, a member of International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE) and Life Member of Indian Economic Association (IEA).

He teaches at the Department of Industrial and Management Engineering at IIT Kanpur. He has taught a number of courses including power sector reform and regulation, energy and carbon markets, infrastructure regulation, policy & finance, project financing, managerial economics, financial management, portfolio management, investment valuation and real options. Apart from this, he organizes and teaches in capacity building programmes/workshops especially for the energy sector, finance and regulatory professionals.
Tim Day
UBS
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Tim Day is the Executive Director and Head of the UBS Perth office. He has worked across a number of Equity Capital Market and Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) assignments including Sundance $1.65b defence and the $209 million Gindalbie entitlement issue.

Other significant transactions includes capital markets work for Aurora Oil & Gas with over US$700m in debt and A$120m equity raised. He was the Adviser to Independence Group on its $1.8bn acquisition of Sirius Resources in May 2015. Tim has led other significant projects including advisory and scoping assignments with Synergy, renegotiation of its long-term coal supply agreement with Premier Coal in 2014 and was the financial advisor to the Water Corporation on the sale of its Engineering & Construction Services to RCR Tomlinson Limited.

Prior to UBS, Tim worked at Macquarie Bank in Sydney on over 25 capital raising and M&A mandates and led major Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) for IRESS, Supercheap Auto and Billabong. He has experience across various hybrid issuance including ResMed and Aristocrat Leisure and played an integral role in the evolution of the accelerated entitlement offer, leading to a number of the initial offers on ASX including MIG, Qantas and QBE.

During his time in New York, Tim helped lead the asset sale process for Babcock & Brown’s US energy business and the sale of over $2 billion EV of energy assets including 500MW of wind farms and a 1,000MW wind development pipe-line.

He has holds a Bachelor of Laws (The University of Western Australia and Macquarie University Sydney Australia) and Bachelor of Economics with Honours (The University of Western Australia).
Raúl Bajo-Buenestado
Baker Institute Center for Energy Studies
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Raúl Bajo-Buenestado is a graduate fellow at the Baker Institute Center for Energy Studies and a Ph.D. candidate at Rice University Economics Department. His expertise lies in the intersection of energy economics, industrial organization and regulation and competition policy. His main project is on generation investment incentives and capacity markets in the electricity sector. He has done also some research on gasoline retail markets. His research has been recently published in The Electricity Journal and in the Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade. Raúl received a Fulbright scholarship from 2012 to 2014 as a graduate student and a grant for young researchers from the Spanish Ministry of Education for the 2010 academic year. He holds a double major in Economics and Law and a M.Sc. in Economics and Finance from the University of Navarra (Spain).
Dr Govinda R. Timilsina
Senior Research Economist, World Bank
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Dr Timilsina is a Senior Research Economist in the Development Research Group. He has more than 20 years experience across a board range of energy and climate change economics at the international level. His key expertise includes electricity economics and planning, general equilibrium and energy sector modeling, biofuels, energy efficiency, clean and renewable energy economics and policies, carbon market, UNFCC and the Kyoto Protocol, climate change science, impacts and mitigation and urban transportation. Prior to joining the Bank, Dr Timilsina was a Senior Research Director at the Canadian Energy Research Institute, Calgary, Canada, where he was engaged mainly on climate change policy analysis, economic impacts assessment and electricity issues. At present, he is leading a number of studies including South Asia Regional Electricity Cooperation and Trade, modeling of carbon markets in China, sustainable urban planning in the Middle East and North Africa.
Jason Froud
Synergy
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Jason Froud is the Manager, Policy at Synergy, Western Australia's largest government owned electricity gen-tailer. Prior to working at Synergy, Jason was the Manager of Corporate Affairs at Western Power, the network operator in the south west of Western Australia. Jason is currently responsible for managing Synergy's involvement in the Western Australian Electricity Market Review, energy policy position development and advocacy.

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Session 9: Fiscal policies affecting energy markets

  • Taxation of energy production including discussion of royalty regimes and sovereign wealth funds;
  • Compensating local communities for mining activity;
  • The costs of subsidies for energy consumption.

 EY Lecture Theatre, UWA Business School

 Wednesday 17 February 2016, 09:15 to 10:55


Andrew Pickford
Adjunct Research Fellow, University of Western Australia
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Andrew Pickford works between Australia and North America in the areas of strategy, economic analysis and natural resources with a range of organisations, both private and public.

He has particular expertise with electricity utilities, commodity trends, industry-driven applied research and the reform and transformation of businesses and governments during periods of turbulence. Andrew maintains a mix of appointments and engagements in both Australia and North America, working with decision makers in corporate, government, academic and civil society settings.
Ky Cao
Managing Director, Perth Energy
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Ky Cao is Managing Director of Perth Energy, a gen-tailer in the WA energy market. Ky was instrumental in bringing change to the WA electricity market a decade ago.

He established and chaired the Independent Power Advisory Group (IPAG) in 2001-05 to assist the then WA Government develop a new industry structure. IPAG consisted of major private sector entities with significant interests in WA. Since the successful establishment of the Wholesale Electricity Market in 2006, Ky has grown Perth Energy tenfold into a $300m turnover company with circa 15% share of the contestable market.

Perth Energy owns a 120MW dual-fuel power station in Kwinana that was commissioned in 2010 and operates an associated 82MW peaking power station in Merredin delivered in 2012. The two plants provide support to Perth Energy’s electricity and gas retail operations. Ky has a Masters in Economics from UWA and was Ernst & Young 2011 Entrepreneur of The Year for Western Region Services.
Dr Agung Wicaksono
Vice Chairman of PMO for 35GW Project, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, and Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), Indonesia
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Dr Agung Wicaksono is Assistant Professor at School of Business and Management, Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB). He is currently assigned by the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources to co-chair the Program Management Office for 35 GW Electricity Infrastructure Development as the priority agenda of President Joko Widodo’s government in energy sector. He is also a member of the Performance Management Unit of the ministry and was part of the Oil and Gas Governance Reform Team.

During Yudhoyono’s presidency in 2009-2014, he advised the Head of President’s Delivery Unit for Development Monitoring and Oversight (UKP4) Prof. Kuntoro Mangkusubroto to oversee national priority development agenda, mainly in the sector of energy, infrastructure, state-owned enterprises, bureaucracy reform and education. He obtained a Ph.D. in International Management from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland with dissertation on Corporate Governance of State-Owned Enterprises in Southeast Asia. His Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering is from ITB and double degree of MBA and M.Sc. in International Production Management from Technical University Hamburg-Harburg (TUHH), Germany.

His academic works among others are Indonesian State-owned Enterprises: The Challenge of Reform (Southeast Asian Affairs 2008) and Energy Efficiency in Japan (ed., ISEAS 2008). He teaches international marketing, business ethics and cross-cultural management for MBA and undergraduate. Before joining the public sector and academia, Agung worked at the corporate sector as management consultant.
Mathew Sargeant
Principal Economist, Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA
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Matthew is an Economist with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA (CCI), the peak organisation representing business in Western Australia.

Matthew leads CCI’s advocacy on microeconomic reform, and has responsibility for policy development across a range of areas including resources, energy, climate change and environment. Matthew has previously held economic policy roles with the Australian Government Productivity Commission and Northern Territory Department of Treasury and Finance.

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Session 10: Political dimensions of Asian energy demand

  • Geopolitical and national security implications of energy trade;
  • Specific topics could include implications of Asia's reliance on the Middle East for energy supply;
  • Myanmar’s rehabilitation; consequences of the expected opening of Iran;
  • Russia's shift from European to Asian markets for its energy export growth;
  • Cyber Security: a growing threat to the energy sector.

 Wesfarmers Lecture Theatre, UWA Business School

 Wednesday 17 February 2016, 11:15 to 12:55


Gordon Flake
CEO, Perth USAsia Centre (Moderator)
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L. Gordon Flake is the founding CEO of the Perth USAsia Centre, a position he assumed in January of 2014. He was previously Executive Director of the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation, a Senior Fellow and Associate Director of the Program on Conflict Resolution at The Atlantic Council of the United States and prior to that Director for Research and Academic Affairs at the Korea Economic Institute of America.

Mr. Flake is editor of the companion volumes One Step Back? Reassessing and Ideal Security State for Northeast Asia 2025 (Mansfield Foundation, March 2011) and Toward an Ideal Security State for Northeast Asia 2025 (Mansfield Foundation, September 2010) co-editor with Park Roh-byug of the book New Political Realities in Seoul: Working toward a Common Approach to Strengthen U.S.-Korean Relations (Mansfield Foundation, March 2008) and co-editor with Scott Snyder of the book Paved with Good Intentions: the NGO Experience in North Korea (Praeger, 2003). He has authored numerous book chapters on policy issues in Asia and is a regular contributor to the press on Asia issues. He serves on the Board of the United States Committee of the Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific (USCSCAP) as co-Vice Chair of the Board of the U.S. Committee for Human Rights in North Korea on the Advisory Council of the Korea Economic Institute of America, and on the International Advisory Board of the David M. Kennedy Center at Brigham Young University.

Mr. Flake was born in Rehoboth, New Mexico. He received his BA degree in Korean with a minor in international relations from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. He completed his MA at the David M. Kennedy Center for International and Area Studies, also at B.Y.U. He speaks both fluent Korean and Laotian.
Dr George Gilboy
Vice President Business Environment and Chief Economist, Woodside Energy Ltd
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George J. Gilboy is Vice President Business Environment and Chief Economist at Woodside Energy Ltd. Based in Perth, he leads a group responsible for global macroeconomic forecasting, economic and geopolitical risk assessment, energy scenario analysis, and investment analysis.

Dr Gilboy was Woodside’s Country Manager and Chief Representative in China from April 2005 to January 2014. Before joining Woodside, Gilboy was the head of Strategy and Planning for Shell Gas & Power in China from 2002 to 2005. Prior to joining Shell, he established the consulting practice for Cambridge Energy Research Associates in China, a business he led from 1997 to 2002. From 1995 to 1997 he was a visiting scholar at Tsinghua University and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing.

Dr Gilboy is the co-author of Chinese and Indian Strategic Behavior: Growing Power and Alarm (Cambridge University Press, 2012). His publications have appeared in Foreign Affairs, The National Interest, Current History, The Washington Quarterly, Bungei Shunju (Japanese: Literature Salon), Er Shi Yi Shi Ji Shang Ye Ping Lun (Chinese: 21st Century Business Review), and Jingji Yanjiu (Chinese: Economic Research). He holds a Ph.D. in political science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a B.A. in political science from Boston College.
Rick Crabb
Chairman, Paladin Energy
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Mr Crabb holds degrees of Bachelor of Jurisprudence (Honours), Bachelor of Laws and Master of Business Administration from the University of Western Australia. He practised as a solicitor from 1980 to 2004 specialising in mining, corporate and commercial law and advised in relation to numerous project developments in Australia and Africa. Mr Crabb now focuses on his public company directorships and investments. He has been involved as a director and strategic shareholder in a number of successful public companies. Mr Crabb is a councillor on the Western Australian Division of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Mr Crabb was appointed to the Paladin Board on 8 February 1994 and as Chairman on 27 March 2003.

Paladin Energy Ltd produces uranium in Namibia sold to nuclear power generators in the US and Asia and has advanced development projects in Australia and Canada.
Tim Lester
Hogan Lovells
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Tim is a corporate and a finance specialist and is the joint Managing Partner of the operations of Hogan Lovells in Australia.

Hogan Lovells is one of the largest international legal practices globally. It has one of the largest global energy practices of any law firm. The Australian practice has offices in Perth and Sydney.

Tim has broad experience across the corporate transactional, corporate finance and structured finance fields, with a particular expertise on large project work in the energy and resources and infrastructure sectors. He commonly advises major corporations and financial institutions on their investments in Australia, regionally and globally. Tim also regularly works with or across from Governments and their agencies (including export credit agencies) on their participation in corporate and finance transactions generally. Tim's expertise also extends to advice on corporate governance, trends and developments and foreign investment rules and compliance.

Immediately prior to joining Hogan Lovells in Australia, Tim was the head of the Japan Sector and a partner for more than seven years at one of Australia's premier law firms. Prior to being at this firm, Tim was formerly at Hogan Lovells, where he was also a partner. He worked for 13 years across London, Hong Kong and Tokyo and was Managing Partner of the firm's Tokyo office prior to relocating to Australia in 2008.

Outside of his legal practice, Tim is also currently a member of the Executive Committee of the Australia Japan Business Cooperation Committee, a Governor of the Western Australian Museum Foundation, Chair of The University of Western Australia Business School’s Ambassadorial Council, formerly a member of the Board of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Australia Japan Foundation and was a member of the Attorney General’s International Legal Services Advisory Council.

Tim is fluent in Japanese.
Andrew Pickford
Research Fellow, PerthUSAsia Centre
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Andrew Pickford works between Australia and North America in the areas of strategy, economic analysis and natural resources with a range of organisations, both private and public.

He has particular expertise with electricity utilities, commodity trends, industry-driven applied research and the reform and transformation of businesses and governments during periods of turbulence. Andrew maintains a mix of appointments and engagements in both Australia and North America, working with decision makers in corporate, government, academic and civil society settings.

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Special Presentation

Guest presenter for the Conference Dinner - Monday 15 February 2016 (Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club)

The Honourable Dr Mike Nahan MLA
Treasurer; Minister for Energy; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests
Parliament of Western Australia
Mike Nahan is the Western Australian Treasurer; Minister for Energy; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests. Dr Nahan was initially appointed to Cabinet as Minister for Energy; Finance; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests following the Liberal National Government’s electoral win in March 2013. He was then elevated to the position of Treasurer in March 2014. Read More
He was first elected as the Member for Riverton in the 2008 State Election and in 2012 was appointed to the position of Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Education, Energy and Indigenous Affairs.

Dr Nahan chaired the Economics and Industry Standing Committee and has undertaken important inquiries into big issues affecting the State, including domestic gas prices.

The Minister migrated to Australia in 1978 from the United States and arrived in Western Australia in 1982. Prior to becoming a State politician he was Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs, a leading national conservative think tank.

He brings to the Ministerial role a lifetime of experience, leadership and values as a parent, a State public servant, an economist and a proven champion for the local community.

Mike holds a PhD in Economics from the Australian National University and was awarded a Centenary Medal by the Australian Government in 2000 for his contribution to public policy.

A keen sportsman himself, Mike is proud to be the Patron of the Riverton Football Club Inc. Mike also has a strong involvement in the Riverton RSL.

Mike is married to Dr Nyuk Nahan, who is originally from Malaysia and they have two children, a daughter Keavy who has completed her masters in the USA and a son Key, who has completed podiatry at the University of Western Australia.

“BP Energy Outlook” at the Conference Lunch on Tuesday 16 February 2016 (The University Club, UWA)

Paul Appleby
Head of Energy Economics BP Group Economics Team UK
Paul Appleby is Head of Energy Economics in the BP Group Economics Team. In his current role he leads the analysis of long term energy market developments for BP. His career at BP spans 31 years, and includes a variety of roles in BP’s gas and alternative energy businesses. Most recently he was the custodian of the investment appraisal process for BP’s gas, power and renewables businesses worldwide. Read More
In the past Paul enjoyed a brief tour of duty as BP’s corporate economist in Australia, based in Melbourne (1987-1989). He received his theoretical training in economics at Cambridge University (MA and MPhil); and served a practical apprenticeship as a Fellow of the Overseas Development Institute, posted to Malawi. He is an associate lecturer in energy economics at the University of Surrey, and a member of the Council of the British Institute of Energy Econimics.

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Post-Conference Workshop: Floating LNG

  • Technologies, costs and prognosis
  • Presentations by scientists and engineers discussing the technological challenges and solutions, project developers such as Shell and Woodside, and ship-building firms such as Samsung.

 Tutorial Rooms 161/162, UWA Business School

 Wednesday 17 February 2016, 13:30 to 17:30


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Conference Corporate Partners

  • Alinta
  • Atco
  • Broadspectrum
  • City of Perth
  • EY
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Monadelphous
  • Paladin Energy
  • Perth Energy
  • Shell
  • UBS
  • Woodside