Cities Power Partnership team
The Cities Power Partnership team brings together skills in climate policy and research, project management, media and communications and events to support councils. The program is also supported by the broader Climate Council team of experts.
Council Liaison Officer
Cities Power Partnership advisory panel
The Cities Power Partnership advisory panel guides the growth of the program. The panel comprises leaders and experts in climate and energy policy, local government, electric vehicles and rural and regional Australia.
Professor Karen Hussey
Climate Councillor & Director Centre for Policy Futures, University of Queensland
Shane Rattenbury MLA
Minister for Climate Change and Sustainability, ACT Government
Mayor of Alice Springs
CEO, Farmers for Climate Action
EQ Infrastructure Manager, Mercedes Benz Australia
The Climate Councillors consist of experts across climate policy, climate science, energy markets, renewable energy technologies, climate change impacts and risks. They support the Climate Council and the Cities Power Partnership by co-authoring and promoting the 100+ independent peer-reviewed research reports published to date.
Professor Tim Flannery
Professor Will Steffen
Climate Scientist, Australian National University
Professor Lesley Hughes
Professor Biology and Pro Vice Chancellor, Macquarie University
Climate and energy expert
Energy expert and board member Clean Energy Finance Corporation
Professor Hillary Bambrick
Head of School Public Health, Queensland University of Technology
Former President of BP Australasia
Climate Council CEO