Philip Cohn

Investment Director, ARENA

Phil is an Investment Director in the Transactions team at ARENA, working with funding applicants to access support in line with the agency’s investment priorities. Phil leads A-Lab, ARENA’s innovation lab that deals with some of the most exciting and complex challenges facing the electricity sector as it transitions towards an increasingly renewable and distributed future. With a background in start-ups, Phil works with CSIRO’s On Accelerator program to mentor technology entrepreneurs as they build their new ventures. Prior to joining ARENA, Phil spent over a decade working in project development and climate finance start-ups, developing emission reduction programs in Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Africa.

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