The Kwinana Vitality Transformation Hub (KETH) has appointed Simona Chady as its new CEO, efficient 24 January 2023.
KETH Chair, Tim Shanahan, mentioned Chady will play a key function positioning Western Australia as a worldwide chief in decarbonising the world’s LNG sector and advancing clear hydrogen applied sciences.
“We’re excited to announce the appointment of Ms Chady who has deep data of world vitality and renewables points in addition to intensive business acumen and management expertise,” he mentioned.
Chady has greater than 20 years of expertise throughout a spread of senior business and enterprise improvement positions inside TotalEnergies and Shell, and has labored in Singapore, the UK, France, Portugal, and Australia.
She has additionally labored on numerous main LNG capital initiatives together with Ichthys (Australia), Prelude Floating LNG (Australia), and Sakhalin (Russia).
At TotalEnergies, Chady was additionally answerable for the creation of key partnerships with massive world clients to implement photo voltaic options together with the event of a 12 MW solar energy undertaking supplying Zeeland Refinery within the Netherlands.
Chady mentioned she is delighted to affix the KETH crew and embrace the chance to make use of her abilities and expertise spanning LNG and renewables to construct on the KETH undertaking’s momentum in the direction of a closing funding choice.
“The KETH undertaking is a sensible answer to the vitality transition from LNG to hydrogen and one that may undoubtedly convey invaluable perception and studying to trade, researchers and regulators alike,” Chady added.
Shanahan additionally recognised the efforts of out-going CEO, Reinoud Blok, who’s shifting to the US for household causes.
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