Executive Director Energy Resources, State Government of South Australia
Barry Goldstein aims to sustain trust with the public and investors in the energy sector. Barry was Exploration Manager – Santos, Chief Geologist – Bridge Oil, and Chief Geologist – KUFPEC after starting with Phillips Petroleum. He has explored and discovered petroleum in the North Sea, Indonesia, Australia, PNG, and South America. He is now a regulator and policy maker. Barry was awarded with an Order of Australia Public Service Medal, APPEA’s Gold Medal – the Lewis G. Weeks Award, PESA’s Distinguished Member Award and the AAPG’s Distinguished Service Award, He represented Australia in the International Energy Agency’s geothermal energy forum (2005 – 2015) and served on the USA-based Geothermal Resource Council Board (2010-13). He graduated from the University of New York (Bachelors – Geology, 1975) and the University of Missouri (Masters – Geology, 1977). Last, Barry has a sense of humour.