Speakers

Kate Osaze, Director + Co-Founder, Reswitch

Kate is an electrical engineer and lawyer with a proven track record of leading the grid connection, project management and contractual negotiations of several high-value wind and solar developments from feasibility to operations.  Beyond her professional achievements, Kate is deeply passionate about fostering a just and equitable energy transition.

Where you can see them

7 May

Panel | Respecting our Elders: Addressing First Nations Ownership to Collaborate on Projects for Greater Social and Economic Impact

1:45 pm - 2:20 pm at Leadership Summit

Speakers: Kate Osaze, Director + Co-Founder, Reswitch Sherrie Anderson, Yura Ngura Indigenous Advisory Manager, Transgrid Dr. Geoff James, Director – Technology, Pilbara Solar Tim Larkin, Indigenous Relations Advisor, ZEN Energy

7 May

Panel | No-one Left Behind: A Whole of Community Approach to Just Transition

2:20 pm - 2:55 pm at Leadership Summit

Talking to communities about transition, putting all options on the table and addressing the NIMBY response.

Speakers: Kate Osaze, Director + Co-Founder, Reswitch Beth Brunoro, Leader – Innovation and Impact, RACE for 2030 Sabiene Heindl, Executive Director, The Energy Charter Renee Kurowski, Acting Project Director – G-REZ, Ausnet Charles Thomas, Deputy CEO, National Farmers’ Federation