Trevor Powell

(Treasurer) Trevor Powell has an abiding interest in the future of energy and is concerned about the impact of climate change and the consequent urgent economic and moral responsibilities that it places on the current generation, and specifically on policy and decision makers.

He retired from Geoscience Australia as Deputy Chief Executive Officer in 2005 after a research and research management career in Australia and Canada in petroleum geology and geochemistry, marine and environmental geology. Subsequently he has been involved in the planning and management of government investments in scientific infrastructure in marine science, ecosystems science and high performance computing.

He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering.