About Us

Clare Savage | Executive Director Policy, Energy and Climate Change

Clare Savage joined the Business Council of Australia in August 2015 with the ambition of developing a suite of integrated energy and climate change policies. Clare has spent over a decade in the energy sector and has worked extensively on a range of issues including governance; climate change and renewables policy; electricity and gas market design; network pricing; and retail market regulation.

Prior to joining the Business Council, Clare held executive positions within EnergyAustralia spanning corporate strategy; business development; policy & government affairs; and public affairs. Clare also held a number of roles at the Energy Supply Association of Australia (esaa) including Chief Executive Officer.

From 2001-2004 Clare was a Senior Policy Adviser on Energy and Commonwealth-State Relations with the Federal Department of the Treasury.

Clare has a Bachelor of Commerce (Economics) and a Bachelor of Arts (Politics and History) from The University of Melbourne.