As part of our 20th Anniversary celebrations, Allen & York Sustainable Recruitment were privileged to interview 3 prominent leaders within global sustainability. We asked them about who inspired them to take up a career in sustainability and what in their opinions are the major challenges we face in the future.
Robert Purves AM is President of WWF Australia, a founding member of The Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists, a Director of Earth Hour Global, a Patron of the Lizard Island Research Station and a Governor of Australian Youth Climate Coalition. He is also the former Chair of Sustainable Business Australia (SBA), a prominent businessman and champion for conservation and the environment.
Mike Barry is Head of Sustainable Business at Marks & Spencer. He is part of the team that oversees Plan A, the environmental programme which aims to make M&S the world’s most sustainable major retailer by 2015. He is also the Chair of the World Environment Centre, following six years on the WWF programme committee.
Romilly Madew is Chief Executive of Green Building Council of Australia, a Board member of the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) and the Chair of the WorldGBC International Rating Tools Task Group. She is also Deputy President of the Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC) and Chair of ASBEC’s Cities and Regional Policy task group.
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