Dr Kelly Thambimuthu is the Chief Executive Officer of the Centre for Low Emission Technology (cLET) in Pullenvale, Queensland.
cLET is a partnership between world-class research and development providers. CSIRO is working to make it possible for Australia to continue using its abundant coal resources to provide economical energy and power in an environmentally acceptable and sustainable manner...
"Before joining cLET in 2004 Dr Thambimuthu worked with CANMET Energy Technology Centre in Ottawa, Canada. While there Dr Thambimuthu worked with industry, universities and government on energy solutions for the commercial and industrial sectors...
"Dr Thambimuthu has authored more than 130 publications. Beyond his responsibilities with cLET Dr Thambimuthu maintains his commitment to the environment through other roles, including:
"Chairman of the IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D Program since 1995 - the leading group within the International Energy Agency/Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (IEA/OECD) evaluating options to achieve deep reductions in greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuel use
"Editorial panel member and coordinating lead author since 2002 of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) – a group of experts formed to write a special report on CO2 capture and storage as a climate change mitigation option."