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Andrew Thomson

Board Member

Andrew Thomson is an Agricultural Scientist and business executive with a career spanning over 25 years encompassing agriculture, natural resource management and energy, both in Australia and internationally.

Since 2007, Andrew has been at the forefront of the development of the renewable energy industry in Australia. As Managing Director, he led the Australian operations of Acciona Energy, a global leader in the sector. In 2019, Andrew co-founded and now leads Kilara Energy, a new venture within the Kilara Group of companies. Utilising the latest in clean energy generation and energy management technologies, Kilara Energy is a business dedicated to delivering holistic and competitive energy solutions to large energy users in the food industry and in natural resources management.

Andrew brings deep skills and experience in leadership, corporate governance, development and execution of strategy, and in public policy around energy and environment. In addition to his foundations in science, he holds an MBA and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.