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Visionary Leader Luncheon

Energy Security – The Road from Oil to Energy

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About the Event

Matt Halliday, CEO of Ampol knows that Australia’s energy needs are changing. 

As Australia’s sole remaining locally owned supplier, the fuel giant formerly known as Caltex is embarking on a major rebrand of its 1900 outlets and will play a critical role in providing security over a range of energy solutions across major parts of the Australian economy.  

Mr Halliday will oversee the company’s transition from oil refinery to become a supplier of low-emission alternatives for customers through an ambitious decarbonisation and transition strategy to power future energy solutions including powering electric vehicles and manufacturing green hydrogen.

Mr Halliday will outline Australia’s secure clean-energy future and how business will transition to new renewable sources. 

Matt Halliday
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, AMPOL
  Tania Constable PSM
Chief Executive Officer, Minerals Council of Australia
  Bernard Rowe
Managing Director , ioneer Ltd.
  Jo Crew
Project Finance and Development Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright

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Partnership opportunities available - please contact Doug Grant to enquire [email protected]

Event Details

Date Wednesday 15 September 2021
Time 11:45 AM - 2:00 PM 
Location Four Seasons, 199 George St, Sydney NSW 2000


  Member   Non-Member
Individual (1) $169  $219
Table (10) $1,690  $2,190

Speaker Biographies

Matt Halliday, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, AMPOL 

Matthew Halliday was appointed Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer in June 2020. He joined Ampol in April 2019 as Chief Financial Officer.

Prior to joining Ampol, Matthew enjoyed a successful career with Rio Tinto spanning 20 years, where he held senior finance and commercial roles across several divisions and geographies.

Matthew is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Australia and an MBA from London Business School.

Tania Constable PSM, Chief Executive Officer, Minerals Council of Australia

Tania Constable PSM, joined the Minerals Council of Australia in July 2018 where she is proud to promote and advocate for a strong, vibrant and innovative minerals industry in Australia.

Prior to this, Tania was Chief Executive Officer of the CO2CRC (Collaborative Research Centre for Greenhouse Gas Technologies) a leading global research organisation testing carbon capture and storage low emission technologies in Australia.
Tania previously worked as chief adviser in the Personal and Retirement Income Division of Treasury, working on tax-related matters and has had a long association with resources and energy, holding various senior executive roles in the Australian Government. Tania had responsibility for policy advice to the Minister for Industry on oil and gas regulation, exploration and development, and sustainable mining activities.

During this time Ms Constable also had the privilege of being the Australian Joint Commissioner and Sunrise Commissioner for Australia and Timor Leste leading joint activities on the development of the Joint Petroleum Development Area and Greater Sunrise Project.
She was awarded the Public Service Medal in 2014 for outstanding public service in the development of Australia’s liquefied natural gas and other resource and energy industries.

Bernard Rowe, Managing Director, ioneer Ltd.

Bernard Rowe was appointed managing director in August 2007. He has more than 25 years’ international experience in mineral exploration and mine development. His diverse mineral industry experience includes gold, copper, zinc, diamond, lithium and boron exploration in Australia, Europe, Africa, North America and South America.

He led the Company’s listing on the ASX in 2007 with a focus on gold and copper exploration in Nevada and Peru.
In early 2016 Bernard visited a little-known lithium-boron deposit in southern Nevada – later to be renamed Rhyolite Ridge. 

He realised the potential opportunity and quickly secured a 12-month option over the Project to give the Company sufficient time to fully assess and evaluate the unique and poorly understood deposit. 
Bernard is a member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists, the Society of Economic Geologist and the Geological Society of Nevada

Jo Crew, Project Finance and Development Partner,  Norton Rose Fulbright

Jo Crew is a project finance and development partner based in Melbourne.

She has over 15 years of experience advising both sponsors and lenders on all aspects of the development, financing and acquisition of major infrastructure, PPP and energy projects. Jo also advises on power purchasing and electricity, green credits energy trading contracts, and greenfields power projects, including thermal, wind, hydro and solar projects.

Jo’s recent experience in the development and financing of major projects includes advising the financiers to the ALTRAC Sydney Light Rail PPP, a consortium on its bid for the Perth Stadium PPP project, AMP on the acquisition and refinancing of the Royal North Shore Hospital and Victorian Schools PPP projects, the financiers to a bid for the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing road PPP, the financiers to the Plenary Health Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre PPP;  the financiers to the Commonwealth Single LEAP2 defence housing PPP, Verve Energy and GE Energy on the development of the 10MW Greenough River Solar PV Project in Western Australia, the financiers to the Macarthur Wind Farm in Victoria, the Egypt Electricity Transmission Company and Fichtner GmbH & Co. KG on the development and power purchase documents for the 250MW IPP wind power project at Gulf of Suez, Egypt, Electricity de Mozambique on the financing and development contracts for the refurbishment of the Chicamba and Mavuzi hydro power projects in Mozambique, the lenders to the Griffin Worsley Cogeneration Project in Western Australia, including restructuring arrangements and advising the lenders to Perth Energy Swift Kwinana dual fuelled power project.

Jo is listed in Chambers for Construction and Infrastructure (Project Finance) and in Best Lawyers as one of Australia’s leading lawyers for Project Finance and Development, Energy, Construction and Infrastructure and Banking and Finance.

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COVID PRECAUTIONS: The safety and wellbeing of our guests and colleagues is our utmost priority. AmCham will work with the venue to ensure hygiene procedures and government guidelines are followed with social distancing measures in place, visible sanitiser stations and Covid-19 marshals. We respectfully ask you do not attend on the day if you are experiencing any flu like symptoms.

UPDATE to Terms & Conditions
If Government Health Orders change and in-person events are suspended, the AmCham program will go virtual and links will be sent to all attendees. A 50% refund will be paid to ticket holders. (Please see Terms and Conditions for specific details).

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15/09/2021 11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
Four Seasons 199 George St SYDNEY, NSW 2000 AUSTRALIA


Wednesday, 15 September 2021

11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
15/09/2021 11:45 AM

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