Brendan Beck

Brendan Beck

Delivering Energy and Technology for Net Zero: Australia in a Global Context

Director Net Zero Technologies, APPEA

Brendan Beck leads APPEA’s work program on net zero technologies, including carbon capture, use and storage (CCUS) and clean hydrogen. Brendan has over 20 years of experience in the field, both in Australia and globally.

Prior to joining APPEA, Brendan held senior roles with the World Bank and International Energy Agency. At the World Bank he was instrumental in establishing CCUS programs in Nigeria, South Africa and elsewhere. His World Bank role also involved low-carbon hydrogen, assessing domestic production and use opportunities in various countries and regions around the world. At the International Energy Agency Brendan focussed on road mapping the role of CCUS in global climate mitigation efforts as well as informing the development of CCUS legal and regulatory frameworks globally.

Brendan has a Bachelor Degree in Engineering from the Australian National University and a Masters in Economics with Distinction from the City University of London.