Dr Mary Stewart

Position: Chief Operating Officer

Mary oversees the development and delivery of client solutions that range from strategic and policy advisory services, energy markets forecasting and procurement, efficiency, data management and carbon reporting. Mary’s role is pivotal as Energetics’ service offerings evolve to anticipate shifts in domestic government policy settings, trends in Australia’s energy markets, assess emerging risks, and consider where technological innovation can create opportunities for market leadership and competitive advantage for our clients. Mary is also responsible for managing and supporting Energetics’ team of consultants nationwide. Prior to leading the consulting business, Mary was Energetics’ Group General Manager Resources and Industrials. In this position Mary’s on site and corporate level experience proved invaluable to mining and industrial clients who regularly sought her opinion on developing and implementing large scale programs ranging from energy efficiency and carbon mitigation to reporting and audit.

Mary is a recognised international expert on Life Cycle Assessment as it applies to resources and is an expert in developing carbon footprints and carbon neutral positions. She has over fifteen years’ experience in decision making for sustainable development during which time she assisted some of the largest energy users in Australia to make improvements on significant footprints.

Mary holds a PhD (multi-criteria decision making) and BSc (Chemical Engineering). She is on the peer review panel for The Journal of Industrial Ecology and has completed peer reviews of large, international LCIs. Mary is a member of the NSW Women In Mining Network (WIMNet) Committee, AusIMM, and a board member for the global organisation, Coalition for Eco-Efficient Comminution (CEEC).