Liz Hutton worked for about 20 years in the energy and resources sectors, mostly in commercial and financial roles. More recently she worked as the project manager of a not-for-profit organisation conducting projects investigating ways to improve energy productivity and accelerate decarbonisation of the Australian economy, particularly in agriculture and manufacturing. Liz joined NSW DPI in 2020 as a project officer in the Climate Branch, Agriculture where she is working on projects that aim to assist farmers reduce their energy use, costs and emissions, and improve their competitiveness.
In 2017 Liz graduated from the University of Sydney with a Master of Sustainability degree. The focus of her studies was economic/commercial and policy aspects of decarbonising energy systems. Liz’s bachelor degrees from the Australian National University are in Commerce and Arts (Political Science).