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A Conversation with Simon Holmes à Court and Sam McLean: The renewable transition

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Richmond, Victoria
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*This event is being held LIVE and In-person in Melbourne, and will not be recorded.*

Join us for an insightful conversation with two of the brightest minds in the climate and clean energy space:

-> Simon Holmes à Court, Founder of Climate200, and Sam McLean, Head of Public Policy and Business Development at Tesla!

Moderated by Vidit Agarwal, Host of The High Flyers Podcast, this event promises to be a thought-provoking exploration of the latest strategies and innovations for climate-proofing our future.

  • Simon Holmes à Court is a leading voice in the fight against climate change, having founded Climate200 to support climate-focused community backed independent political candidates.

  • Sam McLean brings a wealth of experience from his background in non-profit and tech to his role at Tesla, where he spearheads the company's efforts to accelerate the transition to sustainable energy solutions.

Together, they will delve into the cutting-edge technologies, policy changes, and grassroots initiatives that are shaping the path to a more resilient and sustainable future.

Joining them will be Vidit Agarwal, host of The High Flyers Podcast, who will guide the discussion and facilitate audience Q&A.

Whether you're a climate activist, a clean tech enthusiast, or simply someone who cares about the future of our planet, this event is not to be missed. Come prepared to be inspired, informed, and empowered to take action in your own life and community.

This event is proudly supported by KPMG High Growth Ventures. Light nibbles and drinks will be provided.

Don't miss this opportunity to learn from the experts and discover how you can climate-proof your future for good.

Register now to secure your spot — there are limited seats available!

This event is organised and supported by: 

KPMG High Growth Ventures

​KPMG High Growth Ventures connects founders and their teams to the services they need to grow sustainably, saving them both time and money. ​​​​​​​ We offer a range of specialised services for startups at price points tailored to different stages of growth, including Outsourced CFO, which brings sophisticated financial planning capabilities to startups at a fraction of the usual cost. We also assist startups with their ESG and ESOPs as well as offering other services like bookkeeping, tax structuring, and government incentive support.

​ Over the past seven years, we have helped over 300 startups, from Canva and Fat Zebra to emerging leading startups like Great Wrap and Nutromics. We are an active member of the startup scene, partnering with organisations to provide ongoing support for founders. In tandem, our team works with VCs and ecosystem partners to run founder education programs, networking events and Q&A sessions.


Climate 200 is a community crowd-funded initiative that supports political candidates committed to:

  • a science-based response to the climate crisis;

  • restoring integrity to politics; and

  • advancing respect and safety for women.

Climate 200 was established in the lead up to the 2019 federal election by a group of concerned Australians who realised we cannot stand on the sidelines and let climate science denial and vested interests delay meaningful action on climate change.

Our vision is for every government in Australia to adopt a science-based response to the climate crisis.

The High Flyers Podcast

​A premier product of the Curiosity Center — re-imagine the traditional high flyer with 160+ relatable role models from all over the world, reaching an audience of 170,000+ students, industry leaders, investors and founders. Ranked in the TOP 10 podcast shows by Spotify and Apple Podcasts globally. Founded by Vidit Agarwal. Enter the Curiosity Center today, and access on-demand intelligence into the world's best!

Please note: ​​By signing up to this event you consent to being contacted by Curiosity Center, KPMG High Growth Ventures and Climate200 via email, in line with any and all privacy regulations. You can unsubscribe at any time.

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