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Paul Hyslop


Paul is the Chief Executive Officer of ACIL Allen and a recognised energy market expert in Australia. He leads the company’s extensive energy practice. He has thirty-three years of experience in the energy, infrastructure, and climate change sectors.

About Paul

Paul advises clients at a strategic level across markets covering energy, water, and infrastructure. Paul’s advice typically involves optimising decision-making for investing and utilising infrastructure and assets. He also regularly acts as an expert witness on energy market and related matters.

Some projects led by Paul include:

  • advisor to governments on various energy market design and reliability-related matters
  • advice to governments and industry on opportunities to integrate flexible demand and decentralised supply
  • advisor to governments on several strategic energy market and renewable energy reviews
  • strategic market advisor to many energy market asset acquisitions/divestments within Australia
  • analysis and assessment of long-run electricity infrastructure costs and benefits for many clients
  • analysis of the effects of government policy on retail electricity and gas prices for many clients
  • many client studies concerning the assessment, valuation and development of electricity market assets in Australia
  • many client studies assessing the impact of government climate change policies on existing assets and potential investments
  • acted as an expert witness about many energy market-related projects and commercial contracts.

Before joining ACIL Allen, Paul was an executive manager in marketing and trading, risk management, business development, mergers and acquisitions and business regulation.

Paul holds a Master of Economics and Graduate Diploma in Economics, an Honours Degree in Electrical Engineering, a Bachelor of Arts (Political Science), a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and an MBA.