Dr Jenny Hayward

Jenny Hayward

Dr Jenny Hayward is a research scientist in the Energy Flagship of Australia’s Commonwealth, Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). She leads CSIRO’s technology cost projection work within the flagship program and has made economic modeling contributions to renewable energy projects, including studies on the potential of ocean renewable energy, energy storage, biofuels, geothermal and concentrating solar thermal energy in Australia.

Dr Hayward’s focus is on developing new methods and modeling approaches to provide robust projections of the capital costs of existing and emerging electricity generation technologies. She is a computational chemist who has worked in interdisciplinary environments to provide analysis on issues of future strategic significance.

She has a B Sc (Hons) from the University of Newcastle, a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Sydney and a Graduate Diploma in Biotechnology from the Australian National University.