Dr Tim Nelson

Tim is the Chief Economist at AGL Energy Ltd. At AGL, Tim leads the company’s public policy advocacy and AGL’s sustainability strategy. In 2015/16, Tim has led the development of AGL’s Affordability Initiative, AGL’s revised Greenhouse Gas Policy and Strategy and the Powering Australian Renewables Fund (PARF) concept. Tim has recently been appointed to the Board of the PARF. He is a member of the Westpac Stakeholder Advisory Council and the Grattan Institute Energy Reference Group. Tim is also on the Board of Sustainable Business Australia.

Tim is an Associate Professor at Griffith University and has had around thirty papers published in Australian and international peer-reviewed journals. He has presented at conferences in Australia and throughout Asia and Europe. He holds a PhD in economics for which he earned a Chancellors Doctoral Research Medal and a first class honours degree in economics. Tim is also a qualified Chartered Secretary (AGIA and ACIS).