Lane Crockett, Chairperson
Lane is head of the renewables business at the Impact Investment Group (IIG), a fund manager focussing on shifting capital towards investments that blend financial returns with deep social and environmental impact. IIG operates two solar funds, each holding a diversified portfolio of utility scale solar plants.
Lane is a champion of the renewable energy industry. Prior to IIG, he was the Executive General Manager for Pacific Hydro. He was responsible for leading the Australian business, having led the growth of the company to become a clean energy utility with a portfolio of more than 300MW of operating wind and hydro power facilities and a growing base of retail electricity customers.
In his career he has over 25 years of international experience in the energy industries in Australia, Asia, the UK and New Zealand. He was worked in energy regulation and risk management. His early career included engineering design and project management in the oil & gas industry.
Lane has a Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical from Canterbury University in New Zealand and a Graduate Diploma in Commercial Law from Deakin University.