Advisory Panel

The following are members of the Advisory Panel for The Emissions Workshop 2018.  

Lizzie Chambers

Director
Carbon Match

Lizzie has worked in financial services in the UK (Climate Change Capital – a carbon fund) and New Zealand (Cameron Partners and PWC). She trained as a corporate valuation specialist and subsequently gained investment banking experience in energy and agriculture. Lizzie has been consulting to participants in the New Zealand carbon market since she returned from London in 2008, where she had completed an MSc (Regulation) at the London School of Economics before joining Climate Change Capital. She also holds a BCA(1st Class Hons Finance) and a BA(German) from Victoria University, Wellington, and is a member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors.

Tom Pettit

Sustainability Manager
Wellington City Council

Tom is primarily responsible for leading and delivering climate change and smart energy strategy and policy, chiefly focusing on the Low Carbon Capital Plan and Wellington Resilience Strategy. Earlier in his career, Tom had several years of private sector experience in a corporate strategy context. Since earning his Master’s in Public Policy in 2014, he has worked for Wellington City Council primarily in the research and sustainability areas. Tom currently focuses on leading partnership efforts in building a low carbon future.

Moana Mackey

Chief Advisor to the Chief City Planner
Wellington City Council

Moana has more than a decade's experience working in the sustainability field. She is currently Chief Advisor to the Chief City Planner at Wellington City Council and prior to that was the Council’s Sustainability Manager where she led the drafting, implementation, and monitoring of the Low Carbon Capital Plan and emissions reduction strategies.  From 2011 to 2014 Moana was the Opposition Spokesperson for the Environment, Climate Change, Science, Energy and Resources.

Jenny Lackey

Group Manager Strategy & Performance
EECA

Jenny is currently responsible for strategic planning, communications, marketing and regulatory affairs for EECA. She holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts (Hons), has held a variety of roles in EECA, and has also worked in the Office of the Prime Minister. Jenny is a founding member of the Young Energy Professionals’ Network NZ, and is an alumni of the World Energy Council’s Future Energy Leaders’ programme.

Kaapua Smith

Head of Sustainability
Contact Energy

Kaapua Smith (Tribal affiliations: Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Apa, Ngāti Awa) is Head of Sustainability at Contact Energy, and oversees the environment, communities, sustainability and property & land functions of the business. Her background is in sustainability, research, policy and communications.

John Carnegie

Executive Director Energy & Infrastructure
BusinessNZ

John is a regulatory economist with over two decades’ experience in public policy and energy markets. He has previously held roles at New Zealand Treasury, the Ministry for Economic Development, the electricity market operator (the Marketplace Company) and Genesis Energy. John specialises in energy and climate change policy and its implications for business and has a BA (Hons) degree in Economic History, a BCA in Economics and a Diploma in Accountancy.