Program speakers


Tim Buckley

Tim Buckley is founder and director of independent think tank Climate Energy Finance, which works pro-bono in the public interest on mobilising capital at the scale needed to accelerate decarbonisation consistent with the climate science, with a key focus on the threats and opportunities for Australian investment, regional employment and value-added exports. Beyond Australia, CEF’s geographic focus is the greater Asian region as the priority destination for Australian exports, particularly India and China. Tim has 35 years of financial market experience covering the Australian, Asian and global equity markets. He founded the Australia and Asian arms of the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis in 2013 and worked as the Australasian Director on the global energy transition for eight years till 2022. Prior to this, Tim was a top-rated Equity Research Analyst, including Head of Equity Research in Singapore at Deutsche Bank, Managing Director, Head of Equity Research at Citigroup for 17 years, Head of Institutional Equities at Shaw & Partners and co-Managing Director of Arkx Investment Management P/L, a global listed clean energy investment start-up jointly owned with Westpac Banking Group.