Experienced CEO and company Director. David has developed and implemented sustainable growth strategies for leading organisations for almost 20 years. Engaged by notable Australian and global Fortune 500 organisations.
National Energy Simulators
Terry is recognised as one of the ‘Top-20 Global Power Elite’. Terry is Chairman of the International Microgrid Association and has served as Federal Advisor to the Dept. of Commerce NIST, as well as emerging technologies for the California Energy Commission. He has chaired the Microgrid Alliance and the United Nations Foundation microgrid work groups. Terry specialises in the integration of renewables into balanced energy platforms for industries, businesses, cities and sustainable communities.
Chief Technology Officer
Lee has over 20 years international experience spanning corporate, government and academic domains. Lee's work is at the forefront of scientific endeavour, and includes the merging of many technologies.He is the architect behind the Sentient Hubs Platform and heads the development programme.
Adrian has been engaged in organisational planning and business development for most of his professional career. Adrian has facilitated introduction of structured formal strategic planning for many of Australia's Top 100 organisations.
Port Planning Specialist
Bob is a recognised specialist in port planning and design with over forty years’ experience spanning project management, planning, design and contract management for both national and international clients. After 8 years with government, Bob joined AECOM spending 34 years in both commercial and technical leadership roles. Bob established the AECOM Ports & Marine Group in Perth in 1988 and provided technical leadership in the group through to 2016.
Jack HC Kerklaan
Environmental Dredging Specialist
Jack has been working in the marine construction industry for more than 39 years, starting in the Netherlands with the Adriaan Volker Dredging Company. After four mergers and the resultant growth, he left Van Oord after more than 33 years working for the same Company, where he gained unrivalled experience on large-scale dredging and reclamation projects throughout the world.
Process Performance Specialist
Bobby is a highly-experienced leadership coach & continuous Improvement Professional.
He has significant expertise in proven strategies including Lean. Six Sigma, as well as being a founding partner of the internationally renowned John Maxwell Team.
Business Development, Energy
Arun is highly accomplished strategic leader with over 19 years of experience across Mining, Oil &Gas and Power industries. Expert in: Project Management, Risk Management, Strategic Planning, HR and HSE Management, Stakeholder Engagement and leading multi-functional teams.
Business Development, Resources
Simon has over 12 years experience in the areas of business analytics, business intelligence and system development across the full system development life cycle (including Agile), covering the Mining, Oil & Gas and Utilities industries.
Dr Ian Oppermann
Chief Data Scientist and CEO
NSW Data Analytics Centre
Ian is considered Australia’s leading data scientist and an international thought-leader on Smart Cities. With over 20 years’ experience in the ICT sector, he has led organizations delivering products and outcomes that have impacted hundreds of millions of people globally. He has held senior management roles in Europe and Australia as Director for Radio Access Performance at Nokia, Global Head of Sales Partnering (network software) at Nokia Siemens Networks, and then Divisional Chief and Flagship Director at CSIRO.
Ian is considered a thought leader in the area of the Digital Economy and is a regular speaker on “Big Data”, broadband enabled services and the impact of technology on society. He has contributed to 6 books and co-authored more than 120 papers which have been cited more than 3200 times. Ian has an MBA from the University of London and a PhD in Mobile Telecommunications from Sydney University. Ian is also president of the Australia National Committee of the IEC and the incoming president of the JTC1.
Former Managing Director
After various postings with Munich Re Group, including a period of eight years as President of Munich Re Japan, he joined Munich Re Australasia as General Manager Non-Life in 2003. In 2005, he was appointed to the position of Managing Director of Munich Holdings of Australasia responsible for the life and non-life reinsurance and primary insurance operations of the Group in Australasia. In 2016 he retired from this role after 36 years of service for Munich Re Group.
Dr Bruce Hegge
Former Managing Director
Dr Hegge has a strong background in marine environmental management and solid experience in business, strategy and governance. He has been a professional environmental scientist since completing his PhD in 1994 and is a Certified Environmental Practitioner (CEnvP). As a commercial marine scientist with over 26 years of experience he has a strong understanding of environmental regulatory frameworks.
IBM Global Technology Services
Andrew led IBMs IBM’s Global Technology Services (GTS) business unit in Asia, a multi billion dollar business with thousands of employees. He was appointed to this role in January 2009, with a two-year period (2013-2014) where he moved to the US to take on global leadership roles, based out of New York. Prior to this Andrew had many leadership roles at IBM at regional and global level.
Australia Indonesia Business Council
Phil has built a long and successful career as a Professional Engineer, Project Manager and Business Development Professional with over 25 years’ experience in Resources, Infrastructure and other projects. He has held senior positions with large international Engineering and Construction companies, including Hatch and WorleyParsons, where he served as Project Delivery Director (Mining & Metallurgy and Energy) and Operations Manager (Minerals and Metals) respectively.
Mary Jardine Clarke
West Australian European Business Association
Mary is an international government relations professional with over 25 years’ experience in the Defence and Space Industries. Having lived and worked in Europe, Canada and South East Asia, she brings a wealth of experience across cultural and strategic sectors.
President at Hydrogen Society of Australia
Peter is a passionate believer and advocate for innovation. He is President at Hydrogen Society of Australia and Co-Founder and CEO at Innovate Australia.
Dr Vivienne Conway
Web Key IT, Australian W3C Evangelist
Vivienne is an internationally recognised accessibility expert with a vision to enable full digital access for persons with disabilities. She is an ardent advocate for the effective recognition of the needs of people with disabilities and their inclusion in our digital society.