Global Conference 2010
Director, Energy and Minerals Initiative, The University of Western Australia
Tim Shanahan is Director of the Energy and Minerals Initiative at the University of Western Australia. The program reinforces the university′s commitment to supporting the minerals and energy industry as it experiences a period of significant growth. Shanahan has been appointed to the boards of the Planning and Transport Research Centre, the WA Energy Research Alliance and the Australian Centre for Natural Gas Management. He previously served as chief executive of the Western Australian Chamber of Minerals and Energy, the major advocacy group for the resources sector in Western Australia. He has also served as executive director of the Western Australian Municipal Association, the representative organization of local government in Western Australia. He is a trustee of the Committee for the Economic Development of Australia (CEDA), and a member of the CEDA Western Australia Advisory Committee. Shanahan is a law graduate from the University of Western Australia.