Maya Malik, Co-Founder, KIMAenergy

Maya has 20 years experience in energy projects. She is based in Melbourne, having spent most of her career in offshore wind working on projects in the UK, Europe, and Asia. Maya is the co-founder of KIMAenergy and an advisor to the World Bank’s offshore wind development programme. She was named in the top 35 most influential women in the global wind power industry (top 3 in Asia-Pacific) for her role in kicking off the offshore wind sector in Taiwan and Vietnam.

Prior to co-founding KIMA, Maya held a number of leadership roles with Copenhagen Offshore Partners and Ørsted. Her experience spans full offshore wind project lifecycle. She has led market entry and bidding, managed partnerships and commercial transactions. And has also directed projects and overseen set-up and the running of several GW of operating assets.

Before renewables Maya worked at Shell on large-scale petrochemical projects in Australia, the Netherlands and Singapore. She holds an MBA from INSEAD and a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from Curtin University in Western Australia.