Kate Ryan is the Coordinator of Energy, a statutory role that leads Energy Policy WA. Kate is a member of the Western Australian Market Advisory Committee and Gas Advisory Board, the Senior Officials group that supports the Energy National Cabinet Reform Committee, and was a member of the Western Australian Government’s Energy Transformation Taskforce which concluded in May 2021.
As Coordinator of Energy, Kate is also the designated Hazard Management Agency for disruption to electricity, natural gas or liquid fuel supplies in Western Australia.
Kate has extensive experience across the energy sector in policy, reform, regulation and market design. She has held senior roles with the Queensland and Western Australian Governments and the former Independent Market Operator in Western Australia. She has also managed key reform projects in the Queensland and Western Australian energy sectors.