Clare Penrose

  • Director, Climate Change Policy, VIC Government
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Clare Penrose is currently Director Climate Change Policy in the Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and planning. Prior to this she was the Global CCS Institute’s General Manager for the Asia Pacific region supporting the development of carbon capture and storage technologies. Clare has also held a number of different climate change roles at the national level in Australia, including General Manager Corporate Services and Review with the Climate Change Authority, the independent agency that advises the Australian Parliament on climate change policy. Clare was also senior adviser on climate, energy and environment policy to two Australian Prime Ministers and worked on the introduction of carbon pricing and reform of Australia’s largest inland river system, the Murray Darling Basin.