Whitehead tapped as EVC head of policy

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Whitehead tapped as EVC head of policy
Dr Jake Whitehead


Dr Jake Whitehead has been appointed the Electric Vehicle Council’s (EVC’s) head of policy.

Whitehead comes to the industry body with deep sustainable-transport learning and understanding.

"Dr Whitehead is a world-leading expert in e-mobility," EVC chief executive Behyad Jafari said.

"He brings a wealth of expertise from roles including as Tritium e-mobility fellow at The University of Queensland, a member of the International Electric Vehicle Policy Council, and a lead-author of the IPCC Transport Chapter.

"He holds two PhDs in Energy Efficient Vehicle Policy & Transport Science.

"As the electric vehicle industry continues to grow in Australia, the Electric Vehicle Council is dedicated to providing its members with the best experts and leaders to support their business journey.

"Jake will support members and the industrylead the development of policies to accelerate Australia’s transition to electric vehicles and advance its innovative domestic industry."


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