ACEF Speaker 2021

Tony Zhang

Senior Client Engagement Lead,
Global CCS Institute

Dr Tony Zhang is the Senior Client Engagement Lead with the Global CCS Institute, based in Melbourne, Australia.

Tony has more than 12 years experiences in CCS. Tony leads client engagement activities in Oceania, Southeast Asia’, and South Asia. He manages operational and strategic relationships with members, clients and partners. His expertise includes strategic partnerships, climate change policy, technology transfer, project finance, CCUS technology, and commercialization. He has advised governments, development banks, and investment banks on CCS policies, projects, and finance. He has worked on various carbon capture and gas separations projects with oil/gas, iron/steel, mining, and power companies. He founded an industry-funded start-up company which had successfully developed and demonstrated a novel emission reduction technology. He has several patents and has published academic papers.

Tony has a PhD in Engineering Science and a master’s degree in law (LLM).


  • Deep Dive Workshop: CCUS – Essential Tool for Low-Carbon Transition in Asia (ADB, UK Government)