Amy Philbrook, Director – Hydrogen Technical Lead, ARUP

As the Australasia Hydrogen Technical Leader, Amy Philbrook leads projects related to the development and implementation of hydrogen solutions for ARUP‘s clients.

Amy has a depth of experience in hydrogen and clean energy sector previously serving as Head of Strategy for Clean Fuels at ATCO, where she led the development of projects for clean fuels, including hydrogen, carbon capture, and biogas.

Prior to that, as the Hydrogen and Bioenergy Technical Lead at the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), she led the organisation’s hydrogen research and development round, developed and managed its entire bioenergy portfolio, and led the energy from waste Business Research and Innovation Initiative (BRII).

During her six-year tenure at the Australian National University, Amy managed the CSIRO Flagship Biofuels Cluster project, mentored and supervised graduate students, and led research and proposal development activities. She also invented a biotechnology process for converting waste to pharmaceuticals through the remediation of wastewater and authored numerous peer-reviewed publications.

Amy has a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, from the University of Maine, Orono and a PhD in Physical Organic Chemistry from Australian National University.