Liz has over 30 years’ experience in the transport and renewable energy sectors covering both government and private sectors. Her particular expertise is in renewable energy for transport - including light and heavy electric vehicles, charging infrastructure and biofuels.
In a former role as General Manager Transport at the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority, she led the design and implementation of the electric vehicle programme. Her recent projects include advising the New South Wales government on electric vehicle programme implementation, selecting and coordinating charging infrastructure for the Southern hemisphere’s first fast electric ferry, project design for an electric trucks pilot project in the proposed Auckland Zero Emissions Area, writing a series of emissions mitigation options papers for the Climate Change Commission, and delivering training materials and a workshop on vehicle fuel efficiency policy and electric vehicles for the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC).
Liz holds a MApplSc in Natural Resource Engineering and is a Chartered Member of Engineering New Zealand and a Chartered Member of the Institute of Logistics and Transport.