Research Director and Officer in Charge of Newcastle Energy Centre (CSIRO), Adjunct Professor UTS, and CEO Evergen;
Dr. Glenn Platt currently leads the Energy Transformed Flagship research centre at CSIRO. His research looks specifically at energy efficiency, in the areas of solar cooling, smart grid control technologies, and zero/low emission residential and commercial buildings.
As an energy pioneer and influential business leader in high-technology fields, Dr Glenn Platt has made a significant contribution to the energy sector in roles ranging from startup founder, research and development team lead and advisory roles serving big business and international government. Glenn has spun out companies listed on the ASX and led teams mapping out the future of Australia’s electricity system.Glenn is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for the benefits of science and engineering, has played a part in establishing the Eighteen04 and Energylab clean-tech incubators and was the recipient of the Australian Young Executive of the Year award in 2011.