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Veryan Hann

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Veryan Hann

Veryan Hann

PhD candidate
School of Social Sciences

Social Sciences Building, Sandy Bay Campus

+61 3 6226 2331 (phone)

Veryan.Hann@utas.edu.au

Veryan Hann is a PhD researcher with the School of Social Sciences and a recipient of a Scholarship from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) and UTAS to study a commonwealth funded Smart Grid pilot on Bruny Island, Tasmania.

Veryan was trained as a scientist and is now working towards an interdisciplinary approach of connecting threads between science and policy; especially to energy policy.  Veryan has worked in in industry and in consultancy; and is currently a Lead Country Contributor for Australia in the 2016 Global Status Report on Renewable Energy (GSR2016) for REN21 which is governed by the UN Environment Programme.

Veryan’s main PhD supervisor is Associate Professor Heather Lovell; with co-supervisors Associate Professor Kate Crowley, Dr. Phillipa Watson and Dr Andrew Harwood.

Career summary

Qualifications

Degree

Thesis title

University

Country

Date of award

MA (Public Policy)

The Democratisation of Energy: Electricity Decentralisation and Energy Equity Policy Opportunities for Enhancing Democratisation in a Transforming Electricity Sector.

University of Tasmania

Australia

17/12/2015

PGDip. Energy & Env.

 

Murdoch University

Australia

29/01/2014

GradCertPubPol

 

University of Tasmania

Australia

07/12/2013

Dip.Mgmt

 

Tasmanian Polytechnic

Australia

09/11/2012

BSc (Hons)

The Geochemistry and Textures

of the Grevillea Gossan, Northwest

Queensland.

University of Tasmania

Australia

12/08/2000

Memberships

Professional practice

Member of the Australian Institute of Energy (AIE); Country Contributor to REN21 (Paris); Committee Member of the IEEE Smart Grid Policy Technical Support Committee for 2016 [Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers] (New Jersey); Member of Golden Key International (Tasmanian Chapter).