Mr Paul Graham

Chief Economist Energy

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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 with external partners. Mr Graham has been with CSIRO for 21 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.

Professional Experiences

  • 2012-present

    Chief Economist Energy

  • 2002-2012

    Theme Leader Carbon Futures

  • 2007-2012

    Research Group Leader Integrated Energy and Economic Modelling

  • 2001-2007

    Section Manager Energy Modelling

  • 2000-2001

    Research Economist

  • 1998-2000

    Senior Research Officer, Minerals and Energy Economics Section

  • 1996-1998

    Research Officer, International Energy

Achievements and Awards

  • 2019-2019

    Collaboration Medal for his contribution to the Australian National Outlook

  • 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

  • 2004-2004

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