New Fellows 2019

Mr Anthony Wood – Energy policy advisor

Tony Wood

Mr Anthony Wood AM FTSE
Energy Program Director, Grattan Institute (VIC)

Mr Tony Wood is a highly regarded Australian energy policy advisor, analyst and commentator with a passionate regard for evidence-based opinion.

Respected by government, industry and media, he is widely sought for advice on reliable, affordable and sustainable energy policy, supply and use. He has been Director of the Grattan Institute’s Energy Program since 2011 after 14 years working at Origin Energy in senior executive roles. From 2009 to 2014 he was also Program Director of Clean Energy Projects at the Clinton Foundation, advising governments in the Asia-Pacific region on effective deployment of large-scale, low-emission energy technologies.

In 2008, he was seconded to provide an industry perspective to the first Garnaut climate change review. In January 2018, Mr Wood was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia in recognition of his significant service to conservation and the environment, particularly in the areas of energy policy, climate change and sustainability.