Paul Corkill, Executive Director Policy Programs and Industry Development , Solar Victoria

Paul leads Solar Victoria’s Policy, Program and Industry Development teams, delivering customer-centric programs that empower Victorians to access safe, high-quality and affordable renewable energy. This includes partnering with training providers, industry and relevant government bodies to support the continued growth and development of a safe, innovative and sustainable renewable energy sector in Victoria.

As leader of these teams, Paul strives to keep customers and participating businesses at the forefront of program design, to ensure Solar Victoria services are inclusive and accessible to Victorians and contribute to a trusted and thriving solar sector that benefits everyone in the state.

Prior to his appointment as Executive Director, Policy Programs and Industry Development, Paul led Solar Victoria’s risk-based audit program, working with key stakeholders, including regulators, industry bodies, Government and businesses, to develop and implement risk and assurance mechanisms for the Solar Homes Program.

Paul came to Solar Victoria with a strong record in policy reform, regulatory compliance and risk management across various sectors including as General Manager Operations at Transport Certification Australia, Manager Waterway User Safety at Transport Safety Victoria and as the Director of Reform Policy in the Victoria Taxi Industry Inquiry.

Where you can see them

7 May

Panel | Unlocking the Energy Capacity of Domestic Rooftops

12:15 pm - 12:45 pm at Leadership Summit

When transmission over long distances, requiring new infrastructure and social license, is far less efficient than using energy at the source of its generation, should this be the end game and what role do networks have to play?

Speakers: Stuart Allinson, Energy Transition Partner, Startupbootcamp Kristy Battista, CTO Global – GM Australia, Allume Energy Andrew Blaver, Head Of Changing Energy Solutions, Western Power Dan Cass, Executive Director, Rewiring Australia Paul Corkill, Executive Director Policy Programs and Industry Development , Solar Victoria