Mr Paul Graham

Chief Economist Energy

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Biography

Paul Graham is Chief Economist at CSIRO's Energy business unit. In this role he is responsible for advice on the global and national economic context relevant for the energy sector, setting the strategic direction for economic research and leading major projects. Mr Graham has been with CSIRO for 19 years and prior to that was a senior research officer at the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics. He has worked with a huge range of Australia’s leading energy, resource and transport companies, major NGOs and key federal and state government departments. He has also been a key contributor to each of the modelling teams assembled for the various state and federal carbon policy analyses.

Professional Experiences

  • 2012-present

    Chief Economist Energy
    CSIRO

  • 2002-2012

    Theme Leader Carbon Futures
    CSIRO

  • 2007-2012

    Research Group Leader Integrated Energy and Economic Modelling
    CSIRO

  • 2001-2007

    Section Manager Energy Modelling
    CSIRO

  • 2000-2001

    Research Economist
    CSIRO

  • 1998-2000

    Senior Research Officer, Minerals and Energy Economics Section
    ABARE

  • 1996-1998

    Research Officer, International Energy
    ABARE

Achievements and Awards

  • 2014-2014

    National Leadership Award
    University of Newcastle Alumni

  • 2009-2009

    Excellence in Community Services for the Fuel for Thought report
    Charted Institute of Logistics and Transport

  • 2007-2007

    Strategic Partnership Excellence Award
    CSIRO

  • 2004-2004

    CEO's Award for Best Report
    CRC for Coal in Sustainable Development