Scott is a highly experienced senior executive with 30 years’ experience in energy, climate change, water, waste and natural resource management. In his recent role as Executive Director Renewable Energy for the Victorian Government Department of Environment Land Water and Planning (DELWP), Scott led the development and delivery of renewable energy policy and programs across Victoria. Highlights included the Victorian Renewable Energy (Jobs and Investment) Act 2017 and Australia’s biggest renewable energy auction.
He was Director climate change strategy in DELWP and established the landmark Climate Change Act 2010 for Victoria
He worked for ten years at the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) Victoria. After working at the Sustainable Energy Authority (now Sustainability Victoria) and on greenhouse policy at DEPWP, he spent three years working as senior advisor to the Deputy Premier and Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water. He also has had a number of short-term assignments in south east Asian countries.
Scott is a current member of the Australia-German Energy Transition Hub – Strategic Advisory Panel and works as a consultant. He is a Melbourne based author and has written multiple articles on major policy issues. Scott was a Non-executive Company Director of the Moreland Energy Foundation Ltd, School, and a member of the Monash Energy Systems and Materials Institute (MEMSI) Industry Advisory Board.