Non-Executive Director / Australian Renewable Energy Agency
Susan Jeanes is a principal at Jeanes Holland and Associates which assists companies that are developing and promoting the goals of sustainability, particularly in emerging renewable energy sector. She has worked closely with the Australian renewable energy and sustainability sectors for more than two decades in her role as chief executive of the Australian Geothermal Energy Association (the national body representing the Australian geothermal energy industry) and also as chief executive of the Renewable Energy Generators Australia. Ms Jeanes is a director of The Climate Institute and chair of the South Australian Centre for Geothermal Energy Research and the Centre for Energy Technology. Prior to 2002, she worked exclusively in the political area as an advisor to the former Federal Environment Minister Robert Hill on climate change, renewable energy and the urban environment, and serving the Federal Parliament as the Member for Kingston. Ms Jeanes has tertiary qualifications in politics and environmental studies.