How to Grab Your Stake in the Great Energy Switchover

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Mark Lewis is head of sustainability research at BNP Paribas Asset Management. Before that, he was head of research at the influential environmental think-tank Carbon Tracker Initiative.
He believes that in the coming years, growth in the renewable energy and electric vehicle (EV) sectors is likely to displace oil in the transportation industry.
His Beyond Oil conference talk is titled: ‘Peak Supply: The Surprising Way Oil Dies’.

Michael Liebreich is a leading global expert on clean energy and transportation, smart infrastructure, technology, climate finance and sustainable development.

He founded New Energy Finance, a leading provider of primary research on clean energy, in 2004. Bloomberg bought the company in 2009.

Prior to founding New Energy Finance, Michael helped build over 25 companies as a venture capitalist, entrepreneur and executive.

His Beyond Oil Summit talk is titled: ‘The Economics of the Clean Energy Transition’.


Ramez Naam is an angel investor, clean energy advocate, and award-winning author. He is currently co-chair for energy and the environment at Singularity University.

He has authored more than 20 patents, many with Microsoft founder Bill Gates. Executive chairman of Singularity University and acclaimed author Peter Diamandis says, Ramez Naam is my go-to expert on all things energy and environment.

Ramez speaks about the inevitability and increasing price advantage of clean energy. He invests in and advises clean energy companies or companies working to transition to a cleaner future.

His Beyond Oil conference talk is titled: ‘The Six Trillion Dollar Disruption’.


Simon Holmes à Court is senior adviser to the Climate and Energy College at Melbourne University and sits on the board of the Smart Energy Council.

He began his career as a software engineer in Silicon Valley during the first dotcom wave, and then spent more than a decade in precision farm water management.

Simon built the country’s first community-owned wind farm, Hepburn Wind, near Daylesford in Central Victoria.

He writes regularly in the press about the transformation of Australia’s energy sector. In particular, that it’s happening much faster than most of us realise.

His Beyond Oil conference talk is titled: ‘Why Australia’s Clean Energy Transition is Already Underway’.


Eoin Treacy is a trader, fund manager, author and wealth adviser. He has appeared numerous times on CNBC, Bloomberg TV and the BBC.

He sits on the board of three financial institutions in the US, one of which was named America’s number one firm for family wealth planning.

Eoin has spent a large part of his career researching breakthrough technology and energy companies, and has become one of the most respected financial minds in the industry.

His Beyond Oil Summit talk is titled: ‘Money Migration — How This Megatrend Plays Out From Here’.


Gregor Macdonald is a freelance journalist covering cities, climate and energy. His writings and views have appeared in Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, NPR, Wired, The Atlantic, The Washington Post, The New York Times, and The Guardian, among others.

Gregor says ‘electricity is the new oil. In his acclaimed Oil Fall series, he writes about how clean energy, electric vehicles, and grid technology will profoundly impact the oil market. He reveals how wind and solar power will ‘jailbreak the power grid, and find their way into global transportation’.

His Beyond Oil conference talk is titled: ‘Oil Fall — Three Reasons Why Fossil Fuels Are Doomed’.


James Allen has been embedded within the energy markets for over 10 years. He spent five of those heading up an energy market bureau in New York. Before that, he ran an energy price-reporting desk in London.

James has many high-level contacts inside the energy market trading community, including execs and CEOs from all the major energy companies, and exchanges in Europe and the US.

These days, he pours all of his experience, insight and contacts from the industry into helping private investors from all over the world make sense of, and potentially profit from, the global transition out of fossil fuels, and into clean, green energy.

His Beyond Oil conference talk is titled: ‘How to Grab Your Stake in the Great Energy Switchover’.