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June 1, 2023
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
$80 – $95
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Red Spice Road
141 Queen Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Re-thinking Energy for the 21st Century

Lunch with Peter Duncan AO

Hosted by:
Peter Lamell

June 1, 2023 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

$80 – $95

The energy sector is going through significant change and global energy markets are under pressure.

Is Australia well positioned for a Superpower Transformation as postulated by Ross Garnaut?

Are the Greens correct in saying that there should be no new coal mines and gas production?

Is sustainable electrification (both domestic and commercial) an answer to carbon reduction with Government subsidies to accelerate the process?

Should Australia be following in the footsteps of the U.S. with an equivalent of the Inflation Reduction Act which provides $400B funding for clean energy initiatives?

How do we ensure that the “less well-off” don’t become the casualties of the response to climate change?

Peter Duncan AO has been the Chairman of Orica and of Scania Australia. Previously he was Chairman of Shell Australia and Shell New Zealand. He has been a director of Woodside Petroleum, National Australia Bank and the CSIRO. He is a governor of CEDA; past Chair of the Cranlana Programme Foundation and a past Chair of the Australian German Association. He is a past member of the Committee for Melbourne and the Australian German Chamber of Commerce. During his career with Shell he held a number of significant leadership roles and in various countries around the world. He was a founding committee member of the Melbourne Forum.

Guiding this conversation is Peter Lamell who has served on over 25 boards across energy, power, services, technology, telecommunication and not-for-profits. He brings a focus on culture change, sustainability and digital transformation. An experienced CEO and senior executive he has worked in the UK, US, Europe, Asia/Pacific, Canada and Australia. Peter is a former director of Melbourne Forum.

Join us in this fascinating and insightful conversation to discover the issues (and unique challenges) to bring about change and capture opportunities.

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