After running LPG businesses in Asia, David left Shell in 1996 to establish his own LPG consultancy business. He has since undertaken projects all over the world focusing on the downstream LPG sector. His clients include the European Bank and the United Nations Foundation.
David became a Director of the World LPG Association in 2009 and is the contact point for members in the Asia-Pacific region and responsible for some of their major programmes.
David is a Chartered Engineer and has a post graduate diploma in management. He is married with three children and lives in Australia.
Cameron Ure is the General Manager, Sales (Autogas – LNG) for Elgas, Australia’s largest marketer of LPG and was appointed Chairman of the Global Autogas Industry Network (GAIN) for WLPGA in September 2015.
Cameron studied Business Management at RMIT and is accredited in Six Sigma methodology. He has held Sales Management and Business Development roles in the Energy Sector for over 25 years.
Cameron currently sits on the Boards of two not for profit organisations in the disability sector.
Tony Weber is the Chief Executive of the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries. He has a strong understanding and appreciation of the Australian automotive industry, and an extensive background working in Federal Government.
In his role as Chief Executive, Tony represents the interests of the manufacturers and importers of passenger vehicles, light commercial vehicles and motorcycles in Australia.
Prior to joining the FCAI, Tony was in the Senior Executive Service within the Innovation Division at the Industry Department. During his 15 years working in the Industry Department, Tony also worked in the areas responsible for Small Business, Manufacturing and Industry Policy.
Prior to working in the Industry Department, Tony worked in the Commonwealth Treasury, in roles focussing on superannuation, taxation and Commonwealth–State relations.
Tony has formal qualifications in economics and public administration.
Tony Wood has led the Grattan Institute’s Energy Program since mid-2011. Since then he and his team have delivered seven major reports on energy and climate change and he has developed a strong profile with governments and industry, and is a regular contributor in major media on key energy issues. From 2009 until mid-2014, he also had a role as Program Director of Clean Energy Projects at the Clinton Foundation, advising governments in the Asia-Pacific region on effective deployment of large-scale, low-emission energy technologies such as solar and CCS.
Prior to these roles, he spent 14 years working at Origin Energy in senior executive roles covering retail and LPG line management and corporate affairs. In 2008, he was seconded to provide an industry perspective to the first Garnaut review.
He has built widespread relationships within the energy sector and is an adviser to government.