Dr Gordon Weiss

Position: Decarbonisation Expert

Dr Gordon Weiss has been with Energetics as a Principal Consultant and Associate for more than 20 years. He is also a member of staff of the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Sydney University.

Gordon’s significant expertise lies in climate modelling, emission projections, energy and carbon policy development, renewable energy technologies and energy management. Gordon has worked with a number of governments on the development of energy and greenhouse gas programs and policies, with a particular focus on the design of white certificate schemes. He is also arguably one of Australia’s leading forecasters of emissions reduction trajectories, regularly reviewing forecasts of Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions to 2030 and beyond and assessing actions to reduce those emissions.

As well as heading government consulting projects and providing policy advice, Gordon also takes a lead role in advising clients in the mining, minerals processing and oil and gas sectors. He has assessed a range of major processing facilities with a particular focus on upstream oil and gas. He also provides technical assessments for a variety of clean energy technologies including large scale solar PV, bioenergy and geothermal energy.

Gordon has a PhD in Chemical Engineering and is a Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE). He is also a member of Standards Australia’s EN001 Energy Auditing Technical Panel.