Akanksha Sharma, Segment Director – Power & Grid (Pacific), Schneider Electric

With over a decade in the energy industry across the UK and Australia, Akanksha brings a wealth of expertise in technology and business strategy. Passionate about clean energy and digital transformation driving the energy transition, Akanksha has worked with leading utilities in the UK to support their DSO ambition and enable the transition to a renewables-ready grid. Akanksha further worked on major projects in the Wind sector and is now bringing this global experience in technology and business transformation to the Australian clean energy sector.

Akanksha is a member of the Association of MBAs and currently sits on the Advisory Board for Enlit Australia.

Where you can see them

7 May

Plenary Panel 2 | Is Renewable Energy to Grid-Connection the Way to Net Zero? What Will Australian Networks Look Like in 2050?

10:25 am - 10:55 am at Leadership Summit

How will the impact of large-scale, off-grid renewables, challenges of big transmission and integrated customer assets shape the future for networks?

Speakers: Akanksha Sharma, Segment Director – Power & Grid (Pacific), Schneider Electric Robbie Aherne, GM System Resilience, Transgrid Alida Jansen van Vuuren, Head of DSO, Ausgrid Glenn Springall, General Manager Renewables and Distributed Energy, Energy Queensland Kate Summers, Principal Consultant – Power Systems, Ekistica