Tina Schirr from BusinessNZ delivered a guest lecture on “The Status of Energy Efficiency and Built Environment Sustainability in NZ (Residential/Commercial Buildings)” to final-year students at AUT University on Friday (01-04-2018 @ 12pm-1pm) at WG907.
Senior Policy Advisor - Energy & Innovation, BusinessNZ Energy Council
Tina is Senior Policy Advisor for Energy and Innovation at the BusinessNZ Energy Council (BEC). Among to others her work includes the World Energy Council's Energy Trilemma Framework, Energy Issue Maps, and Energy Innovation Framework as well as the content development and organisation of Asia-Pacific Energy Leaders’ Summit (2016 and 2018) and involvement in the cross-sector BEC Energy Scenarios Projects.
Her fields of specialization include the energy industry, energy technology, energy policy and marketing.
Prior to her position at the Business New Zealand Energy Council, Tina worked for enviaM in Germany, a subsidiary of RWE AG, where she was responsible for the purchasing and distribution of electricity and gas. From 2012-2013, she worked in Marketing and Distribution for STI Solar Technologie International GmbH, Germany. While there, she was responsible for rolling out new products across Europe.
Tina holds a Master of Science (M.Sc.) Value Chain Management from the University of Technology, Chemnitz in Germany and a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Management of Energy Utilities from the University of Applied Sciences, Zwickau in Germany, including a semester at the University of Borås in Sweden studying International Marketing and Strategic Marketing.