Dr Lynette Molyneaux

Dr Lynette Molyneaux is the Advance Queensland Fellow at the University of Queensland. Lynette’s research focuses on the resilience of energy systems, climate and energy policy. Currently, she is an Advance Queensland Research Fellow, working with the Queensland Departments of Environment and Science, and Natural Resources Mines and Energy. Her fellowship seeks to understand the sensitivity of the Queensland economy to an energy shock, and develop contingency plans to prepare for a global energy transition. Previously Lynette conducted research with the Global Change Institute including investigating the feasibility of using Galilee Basin coal for energy poverty reduction in India and being the researcher for the Global Change Institute’s Competitive Power Paper series. Prior to her work with the Global Change Institute Lynette researched alternative systems for carbon abatement with particular emphasis on incentives for investment in abatement technologies. Before her academic pursuits, Lynette worked for many years in the Information Technology sector in a variety of roles including financial analysis, product management, relationship management, and financial management.