Jemma is Power Ledger’s Chair, providing strategic external relations, risk management and leadership development for the company. Jemma has more than 15 years’ experience in finance and risk advisory, having worked for 11 years in investment banking in London. Jemma is a research fellow at the Curtin University Sustainability Policy (CUSP) Institute, whose doctoral research into “Citizen Utilities” has produced unique insights into the challenges and opportunities for the deployment of rooftop solar PV and battery storage within multi-unit developments and the application of the blockchain. Jemma is experienced in the challenges of sustainable cities through her role as an independent Councilor of the City of Perth. She is also the Chair of Climate-KIC Australia, a founder of the Global Blockchain Business Council and a contributor to Forbes on blockchain disruption.