Acting on Climate Change with Dr John Hewson AM
This is a special opportunity to reflect on the important issue of climate change, one of the central focus of the recent Australian Federal Election.
Dr Hewson’s political career included seven years as a ministerial advisor and a further eight years as the Federal Member for Wentworth in the Federal Parliament. He was Shadow Finance Minister, Shadow Treasurer and Shadow Minister for Industry and Commerce, then Leader of the Liberal Party and Federal Coalition in Opposition for four years. Dr John Hewson is also one of Australia's most experienced economists, financial experts and company directors.
Dr Hewson has been committed to environmental issues since meeting former US vice president and climate campaigner Al Gore and has had direct involvement in ventures including a waste recycling and methane extraction facility in Sydney.
He has a long involvement with the issue of climate change and presently Chairs the Asset Owners’ Disclosure Project that surveys, rates and ranks the world’s largest asset owners in terms of their management of climate risk. Among other Board positions, he is Chair of the Business Council for Sustainable Development Australia and BioEnergy Australia, a member of the National Standing Committee on Energy and the Environment, and Patron of the Australian Smart Energy Council.
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