European Union-Australian Climate Business Network

(Completed December 2021)



knowledge sharing industry events



participants, from the business and policymaking sectors



industry sectors

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EU-Australian Climate Business Network team

Marian Schoen
Project Director European Union-Australian Climate Business Network

Marian is our National Director for the European-Australian Climate Business Network. Her career spans from executive management to program delivery, in government and higher education sectors. In this role, she advances partnerships, stakeholder engagement, and project development.

Kathy Verheyen
Lead - Innovation Projects Climate-KIC Australia

Kathy is responsible for managing projects which aim to further strategic partnerships to implement the Paris Agreement. With experience working for a senior lawmaker in Germany’s parliament and international development agencies in Asia, Kathy is passionate about shaping social and environmental policy.

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With a successor program to SPIPA currently being finalised by the EU and expected to be announced in in coming months, consideration is being given to the extension of the Network activities for a further phase, having regard to the focus themes of the EU-Australia country engagement strategy. Several project partners have already indicated their interest and intention to continue the collaboration with the Network and Climate-KIC Australia on themes of renewable energy, circular economy and sustainable finance.

For more information or to explore opportunities in this area, please contact Marian Schoen, Director – EU-Australian Climate Business Network.

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