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Strategic Summit at CGHA2023

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2023 Strategic Summit Agenda

Day 2 Morning – Strategic Summit

09:00 - 09:10 (10 mins)

[Keynote] EU Address

Kadri Simson
Commissioner for Energy
European Commission

09:10 - 09:20 (10 mins)

Mapping Australia's Green Hydrogen Future

Mark Williamson
Executive General Manager
Clean Energy Regulator

09:20 - 10:10 (50 mins)

[Panel] Energising the Hydrogen Export with A Strong Supply Chain
  • Maritime facilities: Capacity and Support Facilities for Storage of Hydrogen Liquid

  • Decarbonisation in Transit Process and Shipping

  • Preferential Policies to Reduce the Costs of Import and Export 

  • Common Hydrogen Standards


Senior Representative


Teo Eng Dih
Chief Executive
Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore

Andrew Tan
President & CEO
Chiyoda Oceania

Jeremy Stone
Non-Executive Director & Advisor
J-Power Latrobe Valley

Simon Byrnes
Chief Commercial Officer
Port of Newcastle

Lyle Banks
General Manager Development and Trade
Pilbara Ports Authority

Richard Day
Director Industry Development
Office of Hydrogen Power South Australia

10:10 - 10:35 

(25 mins)

[Keynote] Reserved for MSA

Coffee Break & Exhibition Tour (30 mins)

11:05 - 11:15 

(10 mins)

[Keynote] Update on NSW Hydrogen Strategy $1.5 billion incentive package

Michael Probert
Hydrogen and Clean Energy Policy Principal for the Office of Energy and Climate Change
New South Wales Government

11:15 - 12:05

(50 mins)

[Panel] Identifying and Evaluating the Feasible Business Models for Green Hydrogen Production at Scale
  • On-site Production

  • The Industrial Clusters: Hydrogen Valley

  • Large-scale Production


Barbara-Anne Bensted
Asia Pacific Head of Sustainability


Carlos Trench
Head of Hydrogen Projects

Phil Richardson
General Manager, New Energy Projects Growth and Future

Kevin Selleslags
Executive Commercial Director

Tatsuya Kato
Head of Project Origination 
(ESG, Decarbonization & Energy Transition)

Sojitz Australia

Brad Lingo
Executive Chairman
Pilot Energy

Russell James
General Manager Hydrogen and Future Fuels
ATCO, Australia

12:05 - 12:30 

(25 mins)

[Keynote] Reserved for AFRY

Lunch & Networking Break

Day 2 Afternoon – Strategic Summit

14:00 - 14:10

(10 mins)

[Keynote] POSCO's Hydrogen Business Strategy

Dohyun Goh
Head of Steel related Hydrogen Business, Hydrogen Business office, Green Materials & Energy Business Team
POSCO Holdings

14:10 - 14:20

(10 mins)

[Keynote] Queensland's Latest Hydrogen Policy

Chris Shaw
Deputy Director-General, Hydrogen
Queensland Government

14:20 - 15:10 (50 mins)

[Panel] From Major Suppliers to Off-takers - Key Considerations for Achieving Commercial Viability of Green Hydrogen
  • How to establish a commercial hydrogen production and export industry

  • How to achieve green hydrogen transition and reach commercial readiness

  • Analyzing the most commercially viable using sectors in green hydrogen

  • Considerations on technology and solutions

  • Determining the functions of digitalization on the road to commercialization


Stephen Hinchliffe
Energy Advisory Leader Asia Pacific New Zealand and Australia
Mott MacDonald


Chris Shaw
Deputy Director-General, Hydrogen
Queensland Government

Isaac Hinton
Head of Australia
InterContinental Energy

Rob Bryant
EVP, APAC & Japan

John Cole
Founder and Chief Executive
Edify Energy

Tim Murray
Head of Commercial for Australia and New Zealand Operations
Technip Energies

Senior representative

15:10 - 15:35 (25 mins)

[Keynote] Reserved for Acciona

Coffee Break & Exhibition Tour (30 mins)

16:05 - 16:30 

(25 mins)

[Keynote] Reserved for Honeywell

16:30 - 17:20 (50 mins)

[Panel] Stimulating Investment Across the Hydrogen Value Chain
  • Emerging financing options and institutional support 

  • Addressing financial and commercial risks to make projects bankable  

  • What’s needed to boost investment in green hydrogen?

  • How can financiers get involved - perspective of early investors


Sally Torgoman
Partner, Commercial Advisory & Transactions


Alaster Long
Head of Future Fuels
National Australia Bank

Adeel Mahdi Rizvi 
Director - Renewable Energy, Global Sustainable Finance Group - APAC, Asset Finance
Bank of America

Sam Reynolds
Managing Director
Octopus Australia

Vicente Pinto
Investment Commissioner for Asia

Anne Bailey

17:20 - 17:25

(05 mins)

Closing Address by the Chairperson

17:25 - 17:30

(05 mins)

Closing Address by the Organizer
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