Lara Olsen is an experienced energy executive with an international track record in the financing and delivery of large-scale energy and sustainability strategies and projects. Lara is currently Strategy Manager at Citipower/Powercor. Prior to this, Lara was Head of Strategy at the $2.5billion Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA).
Lara also spent 5 years founding and leading energy start ups – including being the CEO of Cool nrg, which distributed over 35 million energy efficient light bulbs in the UK and Mexico and co-founding a smart meter software company. Lara has an MBA from INSEAD and a B.Eng/Arts from the University of Melbourne and Tokyo Institute of Technology. She worked at The Boston Consulting Group for 8 years.