Head of Special Projects, Bloomberg NEF
Kobad Bhavnagri is a leading expert on the energy transition. He is the Head of Special Projects for Bloomberg NEF, an independent research house specialising in the future of energy, transport and industry. There he leads cross-functional teams of experts around the world to examine high impact, long-term opportunities for the global economy as it transitions to a low carbon future.
Kobad was previously BNEF’s Head of Australia and Head of Asia-Pacific Economics and Policy. He has authored over 100 publications spanning energy policy, economics, finance and technology since joining the company in 2010.
Kobad is also an Adjunct Senior Lecturer in the faculty of Engineering at the University of New South Wales, a Non-Executive Director of the Carbon Market Institute and a member of the Australian Government’s Energy Industry Roundtable. He has worked in the energy and finance industries since 2003 as an engineer, management consultant and analyst, and has a first class honours degree in Mechatronic Engineering from the University of New South Wales.