Director, UQ Energy Initiative

Director, Dow Centre for Sustainable Engineering Innovation


Chris Greig leads both the UQ Energy Initiative and the Dow Centre for Sustainable Engineering Innovation.

Chris is a Chemical Engineer having obtained his degree and PhD at the University of Queensland.

His 25 year industry career commenced as the founder of a successful process technology and contracting company which was later sold to a major international engineering company.

Chris is a Non-Executive Director of Seymour Whyte Limited and has held various other corporate and Government board positions. Chris also sits on Advisory Boards for the Centre for Coal Seam Gas (Chair), the School of Chemical Engineering and the Queensland Geothermal Energy CoE and co-leads the Energy Poverty Research, and Carbon Capture and Storage Research Groups. He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering.

He is also course coordinator for ENGG400 – Professional Practice in the Business Environment. His main interests lie in Energy Transitions, Economics and Policy, Energy for Development, Mega-Project Implementation and CCS