Shayleen Thompson

Head of Scheme Operations Division, Clean Energy Regulator
Shayleen Thompson

Shayleen Thompson

Head of Scheme Operations Division, Clean Energy Regulator

Biography

Shayleen Thompson

Shayleen Thompson is the Executive General Manager, Scheme Operations Division at the Clean Energy Regulator and has responsibility for the Emissions Reduction Fund/ Climate Solutions Fund, National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting, Safeguard and the Renewable Energy Target. Shayleen has extensive experience in international and domestic climate change policy. She has served as a lead negotiator on land issues for the Kyoto Protocol and has worked on the National Greenhouse Gas Inventory, the Government’s National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Scheme and the Renewable Energy Target. Prior to joining the Clean Energy Regulator, Shayleen led work on the Carbon Farming Initiative and the Emissions Reduction Fund before taking on the role of Acting CEO of the Climate Change Authority. In that role Shayleen led work on the Authority’s review of the ERF and Australia’s policies and goals for the Paris Agreement.