Majority World Technology Ltd
New South Wales, Australia
Bachelor of Electrical Engineering 1987
Master of Engineering 1993
2011 JOINT RECIPIENT - ALUMNI AWARD FOR INTERNATIONAL LEADERSHIP
Dr Mears is a climate change, energy and sustainable development specialist with an impressive record of international achievement across the private sector, academia, non-government organisations and key international agencies - including the World Bank and the United Nations Development Programme.
With a total of 15 years resident in a dozen countries spanning the Pacific, Southern and East Asia, Dr Mears has been influential in international policy development.
Dr Mears’ focus has been on alleviating poverty through the strengthening of micro and small enterprises via the promotion of low-carbon, climate-resilient development.
His work with the United Nations saw him establish the US$10 million Cambodia Climate Change Alliance Trust Fund and Support Programme, and roll out a renewable energy-based rural energy services in Botswana - changing the daily life and future of the people in these countries.