Cle-Anne Gabriel

Head of Decarbonisation Transformation & Futures

KPMG Australia

Cle-Anne is a Director in KPMG Australia, and the firm’s Head of Decarbonisation Transformation. She leads integration and delivery of KPMG’s decarbonisation offerings into the market. She has a 16-year track record of designing and delivering high-value, high-impact sustainability services and programs in the consulting and research sectors in four OECD countries.

Cle-Anne is an internationally experienced sustainability and management consultant, thought leader and public speaker. She has deep-domain expertise in climate change and sustainability with a wide breadth of experience across the ecological, social and economic aspects related to the science, policy, technology and risk management tools needed for low-carbon corporate transitions.

With a career that started in the oil and gas industry, Cle-Anne has advised on energy transition and recommended operational and value chain interventions for generators, governments and consumer goods and aerospace companies. She has provided advice on sustainability and decarbonisation projects in four OECD countries, including low- and zero-emission transition programs for the European Commission, AusAID and the World Bank, two national governments and multi-national corporations. She has also provided advice on regional level policy and planning in Japan, the European Union, and New Zealand.

Cle-Anne was the project manager and co-designer of the European Commission funded zero emission certification pilot program. She founded Australia’s first Carbon Literacy program, certifying corporate clients on their journey to Net Zero.

  • Carbon attestation
  • Climate Change and Sustainability
  • Economic and commercial
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Risk Management
  • Sustainability assurance and reporting
  • Sustainability strategy development
  • Technology
  • Transformation
  • Executive Education, Harvard Business School (Ongoing)

  • Doctorate, University of Otago

  • MEng Industrial Ecology, Trier University of Applied Sciences

  • MSc Environmental Policy and Administration, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

  • BSc Environmental & Natural Resource Management, University of the West Indies

  • Director, ThinkZero