Professor Chris Greig leads the UQ Energy Initiative, a University-wide initiative to showcase UQ’s energy research capabilities across all faculties and institutes.
Chris is a UQ alumnus having obtained his BE, Masters and PhD in Chemical Engineering at UQ. As a graduate he was the cofounder and Managing Director of a successful company that commercialised innovative sugar processing technology internationally for over 10 years. He has since held senior executive and project director roles in construction, mining and clean energy industries both in Australia and abroad over a career spanning 25 years.
Prior to joining UQ, Chris was Project Director and CEO of ZeroGen, which conducted one of the world’s most comprehensive studies on the potential of a large scale, low emissions coal fired power project incorporating carbon capture and storage. The project also undertook Australia’s largest onshore carbon storage investigation and exploration program.