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NEM and the NEG - Paul Simshauser and Tim Nelson

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DLA Piper Australia

480 Queen Street, Lvl 9 (enter via Adelaide St)

Brisbane City, QLD 4000

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5:30 PM Networking for 6:00 PM Start


The National Electricity Market (NEM) is at a pivotal point as Australia heads towards a low carbon future. The Federal Government has proposed the National Energy Guarantee as a comprehensive solution to address the policy trilemma; aging coal generation assets will progressively close; some state governments are pursuing ambitious renewable energy targets; technology costs are falling; and investment in distributed energy resources including battery storage is gathering momentum. These forces of change will collectively have a significant impact on the market - but the future remains highly uncertain.

Join the AIE for an engaging evening with two of industry's most knowledgeable and experienced leaders who will discuss the policy challenges, risks, scenarios and implications for energy users in the NEM.

Professor Paul Simshauser

Paul Simshauser was appointed Executive General Manager – Corporate Development at Infigen Energy in 2017.

Paul’s previous roles include Director-General of the Queensland Department of Energy & Water Supply, and Chief Economist & Group Head of Corporate Affairs at AGL Energy Ltd. He has also held executive positions at Stanwell Corporation and Babcock & Brown.

Paul holds Bachelor Degrees in Economics and in Commerce, has a Masters Degree in Accounting & Finance, and a PhD in Economics. He is an FCPA and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Paul is also Professor of Economics at Griffith University’s Business School, and is widely published on energy economics in academic journals.

Associate Professor Tim Nelson

Tim is the Chief Economist AGL Energy Ltd. He is a Director of the Powering Australian Renewables Fund, a member of the Westpac Stakeholder Advisory Council and a representative on the Grattan Institute Energy Reference Group.

Tim is an Associate Professor at Griffith University. He holds a PhD in economics for which he earned a Chancellors Doctoral Research Medal and a first class honours degree in economics.

Tim is also a qualified Chartered Secretary (AGIA and ACIS) and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).

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480 Queen Street, Lvl 9 (enter via Adelaide St)

Brisbane City, QLD 4000

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