Dr Stephen Bygrave has responsibility for the ACT’s 100% renewable energy target, net zero emissions by 2050 target, Energy Efficiency Improvement Scheme, energy policy, climate adaptation, Carbon Neutral Government as well as the ActSmart households, business and schools programs. Stephen has worked on climate change and renewable energy for over two decades in government, academia and the not for profit sector, including two years as a climate analyst with the OECD in Paris. Stephen has worked on some of Australia’s leading climate policies including the Renewable Energy Target and the Carbon Pricing Mechanism. Stephen holds a Bachelor of Science with honours, Bachelor of Economics and PhD from the Australian National University. His PhD focused on community renewable energy projects in the Pacific Islands.