Advisory Board

Quest Events would like to take this opportunity to sincerely thank the official 2020 event advisory panel who contributed their valuable time and expertise to ensure the agenda for this event was timely and relevant for all stakeholders with an interest in a future hydrogen industry.


  • Justine Jarvinen
    Chief Executive Officer, UNSW Energy Institute

    Justine Jarvinen (JJ) has more than 24 years of experience spanning the energy, finance, charity and university sectors, and has held technical, commercial, strategic, advisory and board roles across the energy value chain.

  • Owen Sharpe
    Senior Strategy Advisor, Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG)

    Owen has multidisciplinary experience in hydrogen industry development encompassing project and contract management, scoping and procurement, and policy.

    Noteworthy work includes Hydrogen Park South Australia and Hydrogen Park Gladstone, travel to Japan and the Republic of Korea on renewable hydrogen supply chain opportunities, and key hydrogen and renewable energy strategies and projects in his former role with the South Australian Government. Owen is also a Committee Member of the Australian Institute of Energy South Australian Branch.

  • Lana Van Wyk
    Manager Strategy Planning and Performance, Asset Services, Downer

    Lana is Manager for Strategy, Planning and Performance in Downer’s Asset Services business, where she is responsible for strategy formulation, support to tender teams on performance and risk modelling, business planning and business performance reporting. She is leading the business’ decarbonization services strategy with a specific focus on hydrogen opportunities.

    Over her career she has held roles at a senior manager level in enterprise strategy teams within several large international mining, oil and gas companies where she was responsible for developing the strategic business plans, setting the long term financial and operational targets, and aligning customer strategies with enterprise strategic targets.

    Lana has also led integrated analytics and reporting teams within CSG, petrochemical and coal mining companies where the focus was implementation of operational and financial performance management and reporting processes to track execution of strategy.  Early in her career, she was responsible for strategic procurement for an international mining house, that involved strategic sourcing, detailed cost driver analysis and contract negotiation.
    Lana holds a Bachelors of Engineering (Chemical Engineering), a Bachelors of Commerce (Business Management) and a Graduate Diploma in Engineering (Mining).