Climate Solutions 2: Low-Carbon Re-Industrialisation
Dr. Karl Mallon
Dr. Karl Mallon is director of Science and Systems at Climate Risk Pty Ltd. He isa First Class Honours graduate in Physics and holds a Doctorate in MechanicalEngineering from the University of Melbourne. Karl has worked in climatechange and energy since 1991, and is the editor and co-author of “RenewableEnergy Policy and Politics: A Handbook for Decision Making”, published byEarthscan (London). He has worked as a technology and energy policy analystfor various international government and non-government organisations since1997. As an invited expert consultant, he participated in the World BankExtractive Industries Review. Karl specialises in both climate change mitigationand adaptation, working closely with global insurers on managing emergingcommercial hazards.
Dr. Mark Hughes
Dr. Mark Hughes heads the Industry and Modelling Section of Climate RiskPty Ltd. Mark holds a doctorate in Materials Science from the University ofCambridge and a First Class Honours degree in Materials Engineering. Hehas been awarded research fellowships with Darwin College (University ofCambridge), the Chevening Technology Enterprise Program (London BusinessSchool and Imperial College), the Oppenheimer Trust and the CommonwealthTrust. Since 1999, he has been based in the field of energy storage andthe environment, and is author of a range of peer-reviewed publications ininternationally distributed journals. Mark has also worked on commercialisationand fundraising for new technologies in the energy sector.
Sean is the London-based Europe manager for Climate Risk as well as thestrategy and social marketing consultant to the EU’s new European Web Site onIntegration. Sean has 25 years experience as a social change strategist. He hasbeen an advisor to governments, non-government organisations and pensionfunds, particularly in the areas of organisational development, marketing andcommunications and political lobbying. Sean has worked extensively with theAustralian pension fund sector on marketing and communications, winning adozen Combined Major Superannuation Fund awards. His current focus is onclimate change and the intersection between the interests of long-term capitaland the progress of economic and social evolution.
Climate Risk Team
Climate Risk gratefully acknowledges valuable assistance during the review process from:External Reviewers – John Mathews, Andrew Raingold, Nick Silver, Jasper Sky, Robert Socolowand Cynthia Williams.Internal Reviewers – Greg Bourne, Kim Carstensen, Jean-Philippe Denruyter, Stefan Henningsson,Martin Hiller, John Nordbo, Rafael Senga, Stephan Singer, Christian Teriete and Paul Toni.