Published on 18 Oct 12
by TASMANIAN DIVISION, THE TAX INSTITUTE
The Clean Energy Regulator was established on 2 April 2012 and is the government agency responsible for administering legislation that will reduce
carbon emissions and increase the use of clean energy. The Regulator administers the carbon pricing mechanism, the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Scheme, the Carbon Farming Initiative and the Renewable Energy Target. Through the effective administration of these schemes,
the Regulator aims to deliver regulatory services of the highest standard to support a clean energy future for Australia.
In this presentation, Ms Munro, Chair and CEO of the Regulator, discusses the Regulator’s:
- roles and responsibilities
- compliance, education and enforcement policy
- priorities for the next 12 months
- long-term vision for the carbon market.
Ms Munro commenced as Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the Clean Energy Regulator in April 2012. Prior to that, Ms
Munro was the Chair of the National Water Commission. She was concurrently the Independent Non-executive Chairman of
AquaSure, the consortium building Victoria’s desalination plant, and a Non-executive Director of Hydro Tasmania. Until July 2009, Ms Munro was an Executive Director at Telstra. She held leadership positions in human resources, business operations, information technology, public policy and communications and customer service. She served in the Victorian public sector between 1996 and 2004 in various positions. Her early career spanned the
public, private and not-for-profit sectors in New Zealand, Kenya and the UK. Ms Munro holds masters degrees in mathematics
and philosophy from Cambridge University and in business administration from Westminster University. She is a national and Victorian Fellow of the Institute of Public Administration Australia and was awarded a Centenary Medal for outstanding contribution to public administration in 2001. Current at 14 November 2012
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