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Glen Thomas Currie

Energy Systems Program Impact Manager, Climateworks, Monash University, Monash University

Glen is responsible for managing and expanding the impacts of the Energy System program, focusing on delivering system scale change to support the Australian Energy Transition. His research and teaching experience range from energy consumer and demand side research, solar PV business, pumped hydro, hydrogen, distribution, transmission, climate change and system engineering.

A Fellow of Engineers Australia and the Australian Institute of Energy, Glen brings over 20 years of experience in strategic planning, complex problem solving and leading the transformation of companies, including CSIRO Energy. At Caterpillar, Glen was a Senior Consultant in the service department technology program for dealers in 44 countries around Europe, Asia and Australia. He has also run his own business developing large-scale solar.

Glen holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering and a Degree in Agricultural Engineering, both from the University of Melbourne and an MBA from the University of New England. He currently supervises a PhD student.


  • 2016–2022
    Lecturer, University of Melbourne


  • 2019 
    University of Melbourne, PhD, Electrical Engineering