Amelia Sharman
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Amelia Sharman

External Reporting Board / Te Kāwai Ārahi Pūrongo Mōwaho

Director, climate standards

  • Extensive background in climate and sustainability policy, most recently as head of policy at energy innovation entity Ara Ake.
  • Previously worked for the NZ Productivity Commission contributing to climate and sustainability reports on NZ’s transition to a low-emissions economy, including the commission’s work on climate-related financial disclosures
  • Earlier in project management roles in the UK including consultancy to the European Commission and responsibility for the international implementation of the Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol.


Amec Foster Wheeler (Environment & Infrastructure UK)
Principal Consultant - Climate Mitigation
Oct 2015 - Apr 2017
New Zealand Productivity Commission / Te Kōmihana Whai Hua o Aotearoa
Principal Advisor
May 2017 - Nov 2020
Interim Climate Change Committee
Principal Analyst
Sep 2018 - Apr 2019
Ara Ake
Head of Policy
Nov 2020 - Jun 2021
External Reporting Board / Te Kāwai Ārahi Pūrongo Mōwaho
Director Climate Standards
Jun 2021 - Present

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