Brad Page Chief Executive Officer

Brad joined the Institute in August 2011 as Chief Executive Officer, after serving as CEO of the Energy Supply Association of Australia (esaa) for over seven years. During this time he acted as national spokesperson for these industries, and was also an active member of the Australian Government Business Roundtable on Climate Change, the CSIRO Energy Transformed Flagship Advisory Committee, and the Australian Government Energy White Paper High-Level Consultative Committee.

Before joining esaa Brad was heavily involved with government-led microeconomic reform initiatives, including the implementation of Australia’s National Electricity Market and enabling third party access to natural gas transmission pipelines. He also spent two years in the Australian Capital Territory Government implementing choice of gas and electricity retailer for smaller customers. During 2001 and 2002, Brad headed the secretariat for the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Energy Market Review, recommending significant changes to the governance, regulation and policy development arrangements for electricity and gas markets. Brad also served as Chair of the CSIRO Energy and Transport Sector Advisory Council between November 2004 and January 2009.