Richard Day

Director Strategy, Policy and Communication, Growth and Low Carbon Division, Department for Energy and Mining, Government of South Australia

Richard joined the South Australian Government in 2001 and since that time has worked across the energy, climate change, industry and low carbon economy portfolios.

He currently heads up a Directorate within the Department of Energy and Mining that is charged with capturing the economic growth and decarbonisation opportunities associated with South Australia’s clean energy transformation towards net 100% renewables, as well as sharing this story with the world

Richard has spearheaded the development of SA’s Hydrogen Roadmap, Hydrogen Action Plan, Hydrogen Export Modelling Tool, and overseen the development of the State’s Electric Vehicle Action Plan. He is passionate about opportunities to further grow and attract energy intensive value-added industries to SA and export South Australia’s renewables to the world as low carbon products.

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