Kelly Thambimuthu has more than 25 years experience in the field of low-emissions technology. He received his Masters of Chemical Engineering from McGill University and his PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cambridge. Since 1995 he has chaired the IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme, the leading multi-governmental panel on large-scale greenhouse gas reduction. He was lead author at the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) where he wrote a special report on CO2 Capture and Storage as a climate change mitigation option. He joined the Centre for Low Emission Technology in Queensland Australia in 2004 where he pioneers advances in clean coal technology.