Rod Carr

Director

BEc (Syd.), MEnvSt (Macq.)

Rod Carr is an experienced economist with extensive experience in the water, environmental, natural resource management and transport sectors. Rod has worked for State and Federal Governments over the last 10 years, with Rod’s most recent role being Director New South Wales Priority Water Project with the Australian Government Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities. Rod has also worked for the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Australian Greenhouse Office and NSW Treasury. Before this Rod was a consultant economist with Sinclair Knight Merz, and Hassall and Associates.

Rod has significant experience with:

  • economic analysis, strategy and policy development for government and private sectors;
  • program and project development, management, monitoring and evaluation;
  • business case development and review;
  • market based instruments; and
  • institutional reform, in particular water reform and National Competition Policy reviews.
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Ken Harper

Associate Director

BEng(Elec) (Hons), MEngManagement

Ken has over 20 years of energy markets experience with a background in trading strategy, risk and portfolio management, physical and derivative trading, power generation operations, retail energy markets, regulation, due diligence and business development in electricity, gas and renewable energy markets.  Ken has managed wholesale energy portfolios ranging in size from $250m to $1b per annum in his roles as General Manager East Coast Energy at Alinta Energy, Manager, Market Operations at Delta Electricity, Manager Portfolio Product Development at Snowy Hydro and General Manager Wholesale Energy at EnergyAustralia.  Ken has also been an accredited AFMA dealer for over 15 years and a Non-Executive Director at Red Energy, Gas Market Company and Quality Management Services.

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