Mr Scott McGregor

Mr Scott McGregor

A passionate energy and technology industry leader, Mr Scott McGregor has been at the front line of the energy storage revolution for over a decade. He has pioneered the development of new business models and financing structures for energy storage at grid-level and behind-the-meter.

Scott recently set up Birdwood Energy a new investment platform for which the vision is to provide superannuation funds direct access to regional distributed clean energy to supply Australian businesses.

Birdwood's team deploys intelligent energy storage to unlock local clean energy generation for when businesses require energy.

Distributed energy is the future to low cost, clean and secure energy, expect to be more than 60% of the future energy market and crucial to Australian reaching Net Zero.

Prior to Birdwood, Scott was Chief Executive Officer of a London Stock Exchange listed company for 10 years, developing new technology for energy storage and renewable energy projects across the United Kingdom, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia.

Scott has developed over $1bn of energy projects globally and has extensive experience in the environmental, mining, finance and technology industries. He has advised blue chip companies in North America, Asia and Europe. Former positions include finance and development roles for Rio Tinto, Merrill Lynch, QBE and Skype Technologies.

A respected commentator on the subjects of energy, technology and innovation, Scott is a fixture on the industry event speaker circuit and is regularly quoted in both international media and industry trade titles.

He holds a Master of Business Administration from the London Business School, graduated with a Bachelor of Economics from Monash University and qualified as a Chartered Accountant.

Scott is one of the Financial Times Top 50 LGBT business leaders. He grew up in Melbourne and has recently returned to live here with his husband and two children.