Phil Blythe, Founding Director, Climate Tech Assembly

Dr. Phil Blythe was formerly the founder and CEO of GreenSync, which completed the development and rollout of VPPs across Australia to the Tier 1&2 energy retailers. More recently, Phil has sat on the Energy Security Board as DER Markets Lead/Policy Advisor.

Phil is now a co-founder of the Climate Tech Assembly, supporting young technology companies through the early phases to reach scale by the end of the decade. He remains a strong supporter of AI technologies to address the climate challenge, and as an advocate for responsible and ethical regulation.

Where you can see them

8 May

Keynote | Hoodies, Hackers and Hostages: Framing Cyber Resilience for 100% Renewables

12:10 pm - 12:25 pm at Leadership Summit

Speakers: Phil Blythe, Founding Director, Climate Tech Assembly

8 May

Panel | ICT Transition: Uniting Under a Common Digital Infrastructure

12:25 pm - 12:55 pm at Leadership Summit

Without a common, consistent ICT/cyber security layer, utilities find themselves each trying to solve the same problem in their own way.

Speakers: Benjy Lee, Strategic Advisor, Centre for New Energy Technologies (C4NET) Phil Blythe, Founding Director, Climate Tech Assembly Jennifer George, Co-Chair, Pearcey Foundation Brendon Kirby, IT Portfolio Manager, Powerlink Queensland Caitlin Trethewy, Head of VPP Operations, AGL