Geoff Ward is the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Hazer Group Limited.
Geoff has over 25 years’ experience in the energy industry covering refining, oil and gas, and renewable energy in executive and advisory capacity. Geoff’s experience covers key areas of operations, strategy and planning, commercial management, and project development. This experience has included the development of an international offshore oil project, completion of Australia’s first geothermal demonstration project and leading the commercialisation of the Hazer Process, a novel low emission hydrogen and graphite production process, with experience gained with major multinational firms and independent Australian listed companies.
As an advisor, Geoff was a Partner of a leading Australian advisory practice advising Boards and leading transactions in engineering services, clean technology and resources sectors. Geoff has a keen interest in the transition to clean energy and a low carbon economy and has been an active participant in the changing Australian energy markets.
Geoff holds a MBA from University of Western Australia (UWA) and Bachelors of Engineering (Chemical) (Honours) from the University of Melbourne.