Tony Wood

Energy and Climate Change, Program Director, Grattan Institute

Tony Wood leads the Grattan Institute’s Energy and Climate Change Program. He has delivered numerous major reports on energy and climate change, developed a strong profile with governments and industry, and is a regular media contributor on key energy issues.

Tony has been Director of the Energy Program since 2011 after 14 years working at Origin Energy in senior executive roles. From 2009 to 2014, he was also the Program Director of Clean Energy Projects at the Clinton Foundation, advising governments in the Asia-Pacific region on the effective deployment of large-scale, low-emission energy technologies.

In 2008, he was seconded to provide an industry perspective to the first Garnaut climate change review. In January 2018, Tony was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia in recognition of his significant service to conservation and the environment, particularly in the areas of energy policy, climate change and sustainability. In October 2019, Tony was elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering.