Gero joined Rystad in November 2017 and is responsible for the overall business in Australia and our global renewable energy offerings. Gero brings over 20 years industry and community service experience, including directorship, senior management, consulting and advisory roles. He is Head of Rystad Australia and the co-founder of Sustainable Energy Research Analytics – A Rystad Energy Company, based in Sydney. Gero is a member of the Ecogeneration magazine editorial board, the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a mentor for EnergyLab, the Sydney based clean energy accelerator.

Gero started his career at Schlumberger, where he demonstrated the commercial value of geosteering technology in Venezuela and Nigeria, publishing a selection of papers on innovations for the optimisation of horizontal oil wells. He then spent 16 years at Wood Mackenzie, as Director of Wood Mackenzie Australia Pty Ltd and responsible for Americas and APAC Upstream research. In November 2017 Rystad Energy acquired Sustainable Energy Research Analytics (SERA) where Gero was Managing Director specialising in renewable energy research and advisory.

Gero graduated in Mechanical Engineering (MEng, ACGI) from Imperial College London and an MBA from Edinburgh University. 

Gero Farruggio
Head of Australia and Global Renewables

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