The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP, Minister for the Environment and Energy and
Steven Skala AO, Chair, Clean Energy Finance Corporation
The Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Gilbert + Tobin and Nulux Energy is delighted to invite you and your colleagues to attend an Energy Update Briefing with the Hon Josh Frydenberg MP, Minister for the Environment and Energy and Steven Skala AO, Chair, Clean Energy Finance Corporation.
Minister Frydenberg is leading discussions with the States on the National Energy Guarantee, a major reform designed to decrease prices, improve reliability and meet Australia’s emission reduction targets.
Join us for a thought-provoking and insightful discussion on how governments, regulators and energy providers might work together to solve the current energy challenges and bring about affordable, reliable, secure and sustainable power for Australia.
The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP
Minister for the Environment and Energy
Josh Frydenberg was elected to the Australian Parliament in 2010 as the Member for Kooyong. He is the seventh person since Federation to hold this seat. In July 2016, he was appointed the Minister for the Environment and Energy, having previously served as Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia, Assistant Treasurer and Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister since the 2013 election.
Steven Skala AO
Chair, Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC)
Vice Chairman, Australia of Deutsche Bank AG
The CEFC is responsible for investing $10 billion in clean energy projects on behalf of the Australian Government. Its goal is to help lower Australia's carbon emissions by investing in renewable energy, energy efficiency and low emissions technologies. It also supports innovative start-up companies through the Clean Energy Innovation Fund. Across their portfolio, it seeks to deliver a positive return to taxpayers.
Mr Skala has a distinguished career of service including on the boards of public, private, not-for-profit and government organisations and has more than 35 years' experience in the law, business and banking. Mr Skala was appointed as Chair of the Clean Energy Finance Corporation Board in August 2017. He is also the Vice Chairman, Australia of Deutsche Bank AG, a position he has held since 2004.
We hope you can join us for what will no doubt be a thought-provoking and insightful discussion.