Kane Thornton is Chief Executive of the Clean Energy Council of Australia, the peak body for the renewable energy and energy storage industry in Australia.
Kane has almost 20 years experience in energy policy and leadership in the development of the renewable energy industry in Australia. Kane has broad management and leadership experience having previously worked for IBM, Hydro Tasmania and DFAT based in Japan. Kane is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, has a Masters Degree in Social Science and Bachelor of Information Technology. He grew up in rural Australia, is an enthusiastic road cyclist and dedicated father of two teenagers.