Mr Clarke is Chairman of the Australian Energy Market Operator.
A previous Secretary of the Department of Resources and Energy, Mr Clarke has had a long career in the energy sector and the Australian Public Service. He established ARENA, administered major clean energy technology programs, and was Australia’s representative on the Governing Board of the International Energy Agency. Mr Clarke was awarded the Order of Australia in 2016 for distinguished service to public administration and the Public Service Medal in 2009 for his energy policy work. Mr Clarke is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, and is currently a Non-Executive Director of the CSIRO and NBNCo.