Ashley Vidinopoulos

Ashley Vidinopoulos

Murdoch University

Ashley is a Chartered Engineer with 18 years’ experience in Engineering, Project Management and Commercial Advisory. He is originally from Melbourne, Australia, where he began a career in railways, then spent the next 10 years working on the delivery of EPC contracts (both sponsor and contractor side) in the UK and Australia in the railway, road, and building sectors.

In 2015 Ashley moved to Singapore to join a commercial advisory business where he worked on infrastructure project feasibility studies, developed innovative public-private sector business models and other strategic planning outputs for a variety of sectors and for projects across Southeast Asia. In 2019, Ashly moved back to Melbourne to join a mid-sized consultancy where he uses his deep local transport sector experience to advise the rail industry on the planning and delivery of several major rail projects.

Ashley further research interests span Australia's domestic industries as well as cooperation with Southeast Asia where he has an acute interest in supporting stakeholders at all levels to navigate the evolving APAC renewable energy landscape.

Ashley applies a strong technical background in civil engineering as well as in power and railways, with an acute commercial outlook. He has extensive knowledge of the evolving climate change science and policy as well as in renewable energy development technologies and has recently advised on planned high-speed rail, conventional rail, renewables, and airport projects.

Education: Masters in Renewable and Sustainable Energy from Murdoch University in Perth, Australia. Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering from RMIT University Melbourne

Web tools and Projects we developed

  • Open-NEM

    The live tracker of the Australian electricity market.

  • Paris Equity Check

    This website is based on a Nature Climate Change study that compares Nationally Determined Contributions with equitable national emissions trajectories in line with the five categories of equity outlined by the IPCC.

  • liveMAGICC Climate Model

    Run one of the most popular reduced-complexity climate carbon cycle models online. Used by IPCC, UNEP GAP reports and numerous scientific publications.

  • NDC & INDC Factsheets

    Check out our analysis of all the post-2020 targets that countries announced under the Paris Agreement.