Daniel Kim has more than 20 years’ experience advising on cross-border deals between Asia and Australia across a broad range of industries including renewable energy, natural resources, and infrastructure.
Daniel is currently the CEO of Ark Energy Corporation, an Australian subsidiary of Korea Zinc Company (largest zinc, lead and silver producer in the world). Ark Energy’s mandate is to decarbonise the energy supply of the Korea Zinc group starting with the Sun Metals zinc refinery in Townsville, Queensland, as it aims to become the first refinery in the world to produce green zinc.
Ark Energy will leverage and expand on the group’s investments across the hydrogen value chain to become the safest and most competitive producer of green hydrogen in the world as well as an extreme user and demand creator of hydrogen.
Daniel is on the Global Steering Committee of the Hyzon Zero Carbon Alliance and is a member of the Australian Hydrogen Council. He has been a Director of the Australia-Korea Business Council since 2014. Daniel received a Korean Government Minister’s Citation in 2017.
It is with great pleasure, the Queensland Energy Club welcomes Daniel Kim as Energy Talks guest speaker for Episode 3, ‘Going for Green Zinc’