Rotary Melbourne Evening - EV MYTHS BUSTED
Rotary Melbourne an Evening with...
Heather Bone, Director ESG, Team Global Express (Toll)
Alex Coslovich, Head of Operational Digital Transformation & Automation, VISY and
Steve Amor, Senior Solution Design Specialist, Green Transport Team, Energy Australia
Topic 'Electric Vehicles and More for our Future' MYTHS BUSTED
Time 6.00 for 6.30 - 8.30pm
Venue Brighton Porsche Showroom
Price $30 (light refreshments provided) in person meeting only
Join us in a unique setting to hear from an expert panel of well equipped specialists in the area of alternative energy as they address the practical issues, benefits, downfalls and myths around Electric Vehicles and their future.
Heather Bone has more than 25 years’ experience in transport and logistics, renewable energy, alternative fuels and environmental sustainability in Australia and internationally, having worked for both private and publicly listed entities. Heather is currently the Director of ESG for Team Global Express, Australia’s largest intermodal business, and the Chair of the Australian Logistics Council’s Sustainability Committee. She was previously the CEO of the Biofuels Association and was the Deputy Chair of Bioenergy Australia for six years. Heather sits on the National Freight Industry Reference Panel, providing independent advice to the federal and state Ministers for transport and logistics, specifically around renewable and alternative fuels. And Heather is a raving V8 fan to boot, owning a number of guzzling noisy muscle cars and Harley Davidsons.
Alex Coslovich is also a passionate car person. Currently implementing electric autonomous guided vehicles in Visys production and logistics facilities, Alex has a wealth of experience in electrical engineering multinationals such as ABB and NHP, managing business units as diverse as manufacturing, product marketing, supply chain, project management and sales. Alex is also an active member of Australia Standards committee EL6-8 which governs the standard for electrical switchboard manufacturing and design. He has an in depth knowledge of products such as electric motors and variable speed drives, power distribution products and automation systems. Alex believes that the world of EVs provide the perfect fusion of his major interests – cars and electrical infrastructure. Alex brings a pragmatic engineering approach to the implementation of EVs and how it integrates with our lives in the future.
Steve Amor is a self-confessed transport and e-Mobility tragic. A career spanning over 3 decades working in product management and senior business development roles at NHP, Siemens, Rockwell and ABB has provided well-rounded experience and built him a reputation for providing reliable sustainable solutions that improve productivity through technically advanced products. As EnergyAustralia’s Green Transport Senior Solution Design Specialist, Steve is engaged in identifying, evaluating and scoping Green Transport Fleet and Public EV charging opportunities, promoting commercially scalable e-Mobility with integrated solar, battery and grid solutions. With involvement in some of Australia’s largest EV projects Steve brings insights into the rapidly changing world of e-Mobility and a look into a sustainable, net-zero future.
Join us for a night of networking and informative conversation.