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Aaron Drew

Aaron Drew, AIFA® is a principal of MyFiduciary, who provide investment governance training and support to various organisations across New Zealand, ...

Abbie Reynolds

Abbie Reynolds is a climate change, sustainability and now conservation advocate. She received the Board and Management Award at the 2019 New Zealand ...

Dr Adam Forbes

Dr Adam Forbes is a Forest Ecologist who specialises in forest restoration. Adam works throughout New Zealand developing restoration proposals and giv...

Adele Fitzpatrick

Adrian Loo

Adrian Loo is a past graduate of the University of Canterbury and a founding member of the Future Foresters. Adrian was awarded the Prince of Wales Aw...

Adrien Taylor

Adrien is a former TV3 news journalist who covered the environment round. He's left journalism (although still does the odd bit of freelance work) to ...

Al Yates

Al Yates is a Director of Ecotricity. Ecotricity is New Zealands only carboNZero Certified electricity provider, 100% Kiwi and 49% Community owned.

Alan Good

Alan Good has been associated with the paper and printing industries in New Zealand for most of his working life. He has held a variety of positions r...

Alan McDonald

Alan has worked for the Department of Conservation for 13 years in various portfolios. His role within DOC is to progress landscape scale native plant...

Alexa Forbes

Alexa lives in Queenstown New Zealand. She works for Capable NZ, the Otago Polytechnic as a facilitator and is an elected member and chair of Infrastr...

Alina Siegfried

Alina is a Wellington-based writer, narrative strategist, and storyteller specialising in the impact space. Focused on human-centric stories, she is p...

Dr Alison Dewes

A fourth generation dairy farmer and second generation veterinarian, Alison is a firm believer that our future food production systems have to be prof...

Alison Andrew

Alison joined Transpower in 2014. She has held a number of senior executive roles across various industry sectors, most recently as Global Head of Che...

Alissa Welker

Alissa is an agricultural business consultant and storyteller working on projects spanning the food supply chain. With an eye for building an agricult...

Alistair Davis

Alistair Davis grew up in Wellington and educated at Wellington College and Victoria University graduating with a LL.B and B.C.A (majoring in Business...

Allen Cookson

Allen Cookson spent most of his life teaching science at secondary school level. After retirement he completed a B.App. Econ. degree. He is author of ...

Andre Prassinos

Andre Prassinos was born in Reno, Nevada and spent his childhood growing up in the Western United States with time spent in Denver, Colorado and South...

Andrew Caseley

Andrew Caseley has held executive leadership roles in both the public and private sectors. Previously he worked for MWH Global Inc., an engineering an...

Andrew Eagles

Andrew Eagles is the chief executive of the New Zealand Green Building Council. He took up this role in September 2016 after returning from more than ...

Andrew McEwen

Andrew McEwen has been in forestry for over 55 years active in forest management, research, State forest corporatisation and privatisation, and Treaty...

Andrew West

Dr Andrew West is an ecologist who worked for the NZ Government's Department of Scientific and Industrial Research. He has a PhD in ecology from the University of Westminster.

Andrew Fisher

As owner and director of Eco Stock, Andrew has made a significant impact on the waste minimisation sector in the 11 years of running this business. ...

Andy Booth

Andrew Booth is the CEO of solarcity, New Zealand’s leading solar energy services company. solarcity is in business for a purpose, to make a big dif...

Annabell Chartres

Annabell Chartres is a Partner at PwC New Zealand and leads the Firm’s Sustainability & Climate Change practice. She has more than 20 years’ e...

Anna Yallop

Anna Yallop is the General Manager for Bioresource Processing Alliance. In recent years, Anna consulted as a Technology Scout and Tech Transfer Manage...

Barbara Nebel

Barbara’s passion is to enable organisations to succeed sustainably. As CEO of thinkstep in ANZ, a locally owned business, she often describes her j...

Belinda Storey

The Founder of Nouveau Eco, Belinda has 20 years experience advising multinationals in New Zealand, Australia and the United States. Her work has been...

Bernadette Casey

Bernadette Casey is a founder of The Formary a sustainability consultancy helping clothing organisations both large and small transition to the low ca...

Bernie Napp

Bernie Napp has held the role of policy manager at Straterra for the last five years. Previously he has worked as a NZ diplomat, newspaper reporter, a...

Bill Currie

Bill has a strong personal interest in a great wind turbine solution, he lives in an off-grid house and has a long standing interest and belief in loc...

Bob Beth

Bob is actively engaged in forming and nurturing relationships globally leading to private/public as well as social venture/philanthropic collaboratio...

Bonar Vossen-Chong

Bonar Vossen-Chong (MBA, BSc, MInstD) is a freelance consultant and project manager. During 2015 his team led the activity culminating in the first ba...

Bob Penter

Bob Penter is the CEO of The Waikato River Authority created via legislation as an independent organisation to oversee the restoration and protection ...

Bridgit Hawkins

Bridgit Hawkins, a Massey University alumni, is an agricultural business specialist with extensive commercial experience in the rural sector, Bridgit ...

Prof. Bruce Burns

Bruce Gordon

Bruce has 25 years commercial experience across the Asia Pacific, UK and USA. He has held executive positions in National Australia Bank, ASB Bank and...

Brianne West

Brianne West is founder and CEO. She started Ethique in 2012 out of frustration with the disgraceful amount of packaging produced by the cosmetics ind...

Cam Hayes

Cam is the Communications & Marketing Coordinator at ZEALANDIA Ecosanctuary and has a strong interest in the power of creative communications to i...

Carl Longstaff

Carl is an accountant by profession who joined the family business in 1996. As managing director he is busy guiding the day-to-day activities of Metal...

Carli Davis

An MBA honours graduate from Crummer Graduate School of Business, Florida, Carli is a keen environmentalist. After finishing high school in New Ze...

Caroline King

Caroline King is a former journalist for Fairfax Media. She is now a communications advisor for Landcare Research.

Carys Everett

Carys Everett is a Chartered Humanitarian Engineer with over 13 years’ experience in civil engineering, specifically water, wastewater and solid was...

Chris Keenan

Chris has spent 25 years leading technology firms. His California Company provided 3D software and solutions for architecture, civil/mechanical engine...

Chris McArthur

Chris McArthur is Strategic Account Manager for Enphase Energy in New Zealand, a company that was in 2013 named both fastest growing clean tech compan...

Chris Mulcare

I qualified as a Chemical Engineer from Auckland University and started my career as a project engineer in a range of industries within NZ, then moved...

Dr Christine Jones

To the pressing worldwide challenge of helping farmers transition from high input systems while optimising farm productivity and remaining sustainable...

Clare Feeney

Clare Feeney is The Sustainability Strategist and the Director of Environmental Communications Ltd. She has developed her own unique IP related to hel...

Dr Colin D. Meurk ONZM

Cerasela Stancu

Cerasela Stancu is Sustainability Principal, Envirostrat. Cerasela is a sustainability specialist with over 20 years of experience working on envir...

Dame Anne Salmond

Distinguished Professor Dame Anne Salmond ONZ DBE CBE FNAS CFBA FRSNZ FAHNZ Dame Anne Salmond is a Distinguished Professor of Māori Studies and A...

Damian Light

Damian Light is UnitedFuture Party Leader. He is also candidate for Botany and first on the party list. Born and bred in Auckland, Damian lives in B...

Dan Coup

Dan Coup lives in Wellington with his wife and three children. He has been chief executive of the QEII National Trust since October 2019. He was forme...

Prof. Dan Tompkins

Professor Dan Tomkins is the Science Strategy Manager at Predator Free 2050 Ltd. Originally from the UK, with degrees from Cambridge University and th...

Daniel Gudsell

The Founder of Abodo Wood, Daniel has a passion for truly sustainable natural wood products, and an in-depth technical understanding of what is possi...

Dan Kahn

Dan is co-founder and CTO of Hiringa Energy. He has a background in clean technology product development, hydrogen infrastructure design and carbon ca...

Dave Cull

Dave Cull successfully stood for the Dunedin City Council in 2007 and has been Mayor of the city since 2010. Dave is focused on both economic and ...

Dr David Bergin

Dr. David Bergin is director of Environmental Restoration Ltd (ERL) where he is a scientist specialising in restoration ecology and promoting the plan...

David Evison

Dr David Galler

David Galler is the son of Polish Jewish refugees who ate pork and made yoghurt from sour milk. After attaining his first degree at Victoria Unive...

Prof. David Norton

David Norton is a professor at Te Kura Ngahere | School of Forestry at the University of Canterbury. He has taught and researched the ecology and cons...

Dr David Rees

Dr David Rees has worked as a consultant since the mid-1980’s in the UK, NZ and Australia. He has specialised in applying the concepts, methods and ...

David Walsh

David joined in February 2015 as Chief Financial Officer, having previously held the position of General Manager Corporate and Finance at KiwiRail. ...

Dr David Hall

David Hall is Senior Researcher at The Policy Observatory at AUT and an Associate Investigator at Te Punaha Mātatini. He has a D.Phil in Politics fro...

Dean Baigent-Mercer

Dean Baigent-Mercer has often invisibly been involved with the key environmental campaigns within Aotearoa over the past twenty years. Sometimes write...

Dr Sean Simpson

Sean is the Chief Scientific Officer and co-founder of LanzaTech. Sean spent the first 12 years of his life living in various countries around the wor...

Denis Hocking

Dominic Foote

Dominic Foote is the General Manager Operations for the New Zealand Housing Foundation. Responsible for the operational growth and day to day operatio...

Di Lucas ONZM

Di Lucas ONZM is a landscape architect who established Lucas Associates 40 years ago to focus on sustainable farm and forest planning, management and ...

Diana Montano

Diana Montano is a young Biotechnology Engineer, passionate about applying science, technology and knowledge to promote effectively for society to liv...

Don Carson

Don Carson became Communications Manager for the New Zealand Forest Owners Association earlier this year. He has been a radio and television host and ...

Dr Anna Berka

Dr Anna Berka works on innovation policy, socio-technical transitions, inclusivity and impact evaluation, and holds degrees in economics, environmenta...

Dr Barbara Nebel

Barbara’s passion is to enable organisations to succeed sustainably. As CEO of thinkstep in ANZ, a locally owned business, she often describes her j...

Dr John Baker

Dr John Baker initiated a research and development project at New Zealand’s Massey University in 1967 aimed at identifying and eliminating the cause...

Dr Jonathan Sperry

Dr Jonathan Sperry is a Senior Lecturer, Rutherford Discovery Fellow and member of the Centre for Green Chemical Science (CGCS) at the University of A...

Dr Kennedy Graham

Dr Kennedy Graham is a member of the NZ Parliament, since 2008. He holds the portfolios of global affairs, defence and disarmament, and intelligence a...

Dr Matthew Kiernan

Dr. Kiernan is founder and Chief Executive of Inflection Point Capital Management, a specialist, research-driven investment management boutique based ...

Dr Megan Woods

Dr Megan Woods is the Member of Parliament for Wigram. She sits on Labour’s Front Bench as the Spokesperson for Canterbury Issues, Climate Change Is...

Dr Mick Abbott

Dr Mick Abbott is a Professor in Landscape Architecture at Lincoln University. He is Director of the design and research group Wildlab.org.nz which wo...

Dr Niki Harre

Dr Ralph Chapman

Dr Ralph Chapman is Director of Environmental Studies at Victoria University of Wellington. He holds degrees in engineering, public policy and economi...

Dr Shaun Forgie

Shaun Forgie is a director of Dung Beetle Innovations and is head of Production and Research. In his previous role as a research scientist for Landcar...

Dr Tom Trnski

Dr Tom Trnski is Head of Natural Sciences at Auckland Museum. Over 30 years he has coordinated and led marine surveys to remote reefs and islands acro...

Will Barker

Will is a seasoned executive experienced in commercialising new technologies through securing IP, fund-raising, governance and building high-performan...

Dr. Gordon Hosking Dr. David Bergin

David is director of Environmental Restoration Ltd (ERL) where he is a scientist specialising in restoration ecology and promoting the planting and ma...

Prof. John Foppert

Prof. Warwick Silvester

Dr. Warwick Silvester ONZM is Emeritus Professor of Biological Sciences at University of Waikato. He has interests in plant nutrition and productivity...

Dr Rosie Bosworth

A fresh voice in a crowded landscape, Dr Rosie Bosworth is a strategic innovation consultant and communications professional with a penchant for drivi...

Earth Vision Institute

For 35 years, photographer James Balog has broken new conceptual and artistic ground on one of the most important issues of our era: human modificatio...

Emily McDowall

Based in Upper Hutt, Emily is passionate about environmental and social issues. She graduated from Victoria University of Wellington in 2016 with a co...

Erana Walker

Eva Collins

Eva Collins is an Associate Professor of Strategy at Waikato Management School. She is the Co-Chair of the University of Waikato's Sustainability Comm...

Fraser Stobie

Fraser Stobie is an Auckland based environmental consultant who specialises in fisheries, aquaculture and marine conservation related projects. Strong...

Stuart Innes

Stuart Innes is a co-founder and one of the managing directors of emhTrade, an independent energy services company that has recently launched P2, a pe...

Gary Taylor

Gary Taylor is CEO of the Environmental Defence Society and co-convenor of the Australia-New Zealand Climate Change and Business Conference.

Genevieve Northey

Genevieve Northey is the Donations and Systems Advisor for The Tindall Foundation. Genevieve travelled to Marrakesh, Morocco to attend COP22 as a memb...

Geoff Manks

Geoff Manks is Managing Director of Sage Partners Ltd and has 27 years of experience in commercial insurance broking. He was the owner ​of a New Zea...

Geoff Ross

Geoff Simmons

Geoff Simmons is Leader of The Opportunities Party (TOP). Geoff is an economist, and in previous lives has written four books, run his own business an...

Gerard Horgan

Gerard is an economist with over 40 years’ experience in research, policy, and forestry/natural resource economics.  He was a research economist wi...

Gerri Ward

Gerri Ward is Z Energy’s Sustainability Manager, leading the development and effective integration of Z’s sustainability strategy. Gerri is passi...

Glenn Murdoch

Glenn Murdoch is an Architectural Designer in Christchurch focusing on Passive Houses. He is also a Board Member of the Passive House Institute New Ze...

John Caradus

John Caradus is CEO of Grasslanz Technology. John was CEO of Dexcel, and Science GM for AgResearch. John has a background in forage plant breeding. Jo...

Dr Stanley Bellgard & Greg Ford

Dr Stanley Bellgard and Greg Ford are joint authors of ‘Catching a kauri killer’. Dr Bellgard Landcare Research Biodiversity and Conservation team...

Gregor Fyfe

Grenville Gaskell

Grenville is the Chief Executive of the New Zealand Wind Energy Association. He has a background in the energy industry, the finance sector and Crow...

Hannah Muir

Hannah Muir is a senior member of the team at Ecotricity, New Zealand's only 100% carboNZero certified renewable electricity.

Harriet Palmer

Heather Mackenzie

Heather Mackenzie is a freelance writer and has previously worked as a communications specialist for Land Information New Zealand and the Ministry for...

Hon. Phil Goff

Phil Goff is a born and bred Aucklander. He put himself through school and the University of Auckland working at the Westfield Freezing Company fo...

Howell Davies

Iain Hosie

Iain Hosie is co-founder and Managing Director of Revolution Fibres Ltd. After a career in environmental hazard management and policy, Iain accidental...

Ian Proudfoot

Ian is the Global head of Agribusiness at KPMG. Ian is the author of the KPMG Agribusiness Agenda, a series of thought leadership reports which have...

Ian Short

Ian Short recently returned to NZ after spending the last 12 years on innovation in sustainable/ smart cities, urban development and climate change in...

Jacqui Macalister

Jacqui is a sustainability advisor with executive-level experience leading and supporting global businesses in making sustainability transformations. ...

Dr. Jacqui Aimers

Dr Jacqui Aimers is a forestry scientist, ecologist, research analyst and science communicator. Jacqui loves trees and is passionate about natural eco...

Jake Roos

Jake Roos has a Masters of Applied Science in Energy Management which he has been putting to good use in the local government sector for the last twel...

James Goodhue

James is a property & construction professional with an in-depth understanding of sustainable building methodologies and innovative affordable hou...

Prof. James Renwick

James has over 30 years’ experience in weather and climate research, specialising in large-scale climate variations. His interests include the El Ni...

James Araci

James Araci is a Future Insights Manager at Callaghan Innovation, New Zealand’s innovation agency. With 20 years’ experience in sustainability and...

James Russell

James Russell is a freelance environmental journalist, marketing strategist and creative. The founding editor of Element magazine, James is also the c...

James Shaw

James Shaw has been the Co-leader of the Green Party since May 2015. Prior to being an MP, James Shaw had a successful career in management consulting...

James Treadwell

President of the New Zealand Institute of Forestry for 4 years, VP for 2 and CEO of IFS Growth Ltd. James has been instrumental in helping organis...

Dr Jeremy Hill

Dr Jeremy Hill Past President International Dairy Federation Chief Science & Technology Officer, Fonterra Co-operative Group Jeremy has held ...

Jim Salinger

Dr Jim Salinger is currently an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Otago. He has been a visiting Professor at Stanford University, Research...

Jade Kake

Jade Kake is an architectural designer, writer, and housing advocate. Of Māori and Dutch descent, her tribal affiliations are Ngāpuhi (Ngāti Hau ...

Jo Clendon

Jo Clendon is the founder of the Bikes Welcome charitable trust (www.bikeswelcome.org). After graduating from the University of Auckland with a Bachel...

John King

You’ll find John King with positive farming deviants, farmers not doing best practice and getting better outcomes; reducing labour, increasing profi...

John Lang

John Lang is a science communicator and climate expert who works for the UK-based Energy and Climate Intelligence, and is founder of the e-nvironmenta...

John Campbell

John is co-founder and Managing Director of Wellington-based energy tech start-up, Our Energy. A seemingly innocent summertime run a few years back be...

John McDermott

John McDermott is managing the technology and commercial development of Digital Water. He is an electronics engineer with background in telecommunicat...

Jonathan Hill

Justin Lester

Justin Lester was elected Mayor of Wellington in 2016. He joined Wellington City Council as a Northern Ward Councillor in 2010 and then served as Depu...

Karen Silk

Karen is an experienced banker who leads Westpac’s financial markets, large corporate, mid-market and specialist banking teams. Karen is General...

Katherine Corich

Katherine Corich qualified as a commercial pilot before turning her considerable energy and intellect to becoming an expert in business transformation...

Kevin Prime

Kevin Prime has farmed beef and trees (and over the last 32 years, bees) on their whānau land in Motatau, Northland, since 1963. He is married to Mar...

Kevin Tate

Kevin is a semi-retired scientist who has led development as a Research Associate at Landcare Research in Palmerston North. Kevin is a Fellow of The R...

Lan Pham

Lan Pham was the highest polling candidate elected to Environment Canterbury Regional Council in 2016 when she campaigned on prioritising the health o...

Larry Burrows

Larry Burrows is a forest ecologist with Manaaki Whenua-Landcare Research who has worked on growth rates and carbon sequestration of native trees, shr...

Liane Dalziel

Lianne Dalziel

Hon Lianne Dalziel (LLB) was elected as the Mayor of Christchurch in October 2013, after serving for 23 years in the New Zealand Parliament. Lianne s...

Lindsay Wood

Lindsay Wood is founding director of Resilienz Ltd., and works full time on climate initiatives, especially on making the science and technology of cl...

Linley Boniface

Linley Boniface is Head of Content at Roar Content. Previously Global Communications Manager for Icebreaker, Linley is a brand storyteller who creates...

Lisa Tovey

Lisa Tovey is a Senior Communications Advisor working for Scion.

Marama Fox and Te Ururoa Flavell

Marama Fox is the Co-leader of the Māori Party and list MP based in Ikaroa-Rāwhiti, elected in the 2014 General Election. Prior to becoming a Member...

Marama Fox

Marama Fox is the Co-leader of the Māori Party and list MP based in Ikaroa-Rāwhiti, elected in the 2014 General Election. Prior to becoming a Member...

Maree Wilks

A mother of six, Maree trained in photography and journalism. A conversational writer, she has had successes involving overseas trips as a photojourn...

Prof. Margaret Stanley

Associate Professor Margaret Stanley is an ecologist at the University of Auckland working primarily on urban ecology and invasive species. She works ...

Dr Marie Doole

Marie Doole, Practice Leader Policy, The Catalyst Group Marie has 15 years’ experience in natural resource management gained from local governmen...

Mario Fernandez

Mario Andres Fernandez is a Researcher at the Research and Monitoring Unit, Auckland Council. A Texas A&M PhD graduate, he has been recognised by ...

Mark Belton

Mark Belton is Managing Director of Permanent Forests NZ Ltd. The company specialises in growing forests for carbon sequestration and conservation purposes, and trading forest carbon units.

Mark Bloomberg

Mark Dean

Mark was educated at Waikato University and Hamilton Teachers College. He started his working life as a teacher, including three years spent as an out...

Dr Mark Kimberley

Mark Kimberley is a statistician who spent most of his career working at Scion and now freelances as a consultant. His interests include forest invent...

Mark Unwin

Mark Unwin has spent the last 12 years in senior management positions, building businesses based on providing compelling customer propositions. Mark s...

Matt Fordham

Matt Fordham is Communications Director for Evident, a company driven by its mission to share the lessons from leading-edge buildings. He coordinates ...

Matt Walsh

Matt Philp

Matt Philp began his feature writing career at the New Zealand Listener, and was a senior writer for Metro, The Press and North & South. Now a fre...

Meg Graeme

Meg Graeme is a consultant ecologist with 25 years’ experience. Her work currently focuses on wetlands and plantation forestry. Meg is a member of t...

Dr Mike Joy

Mike was a late starter in academia, first attending university in his early thirties to gain his BSc, MSc and PhD in Ecology from Massey University. ...

Michael Thornton-Pay

Michael Thornton-Pay is a resource forester for Pan Pac Forest Products. Inspired by the environmental credentials of wood he has completed a forestry...

Michal Kadlec

Originally from the Czech Republic, Michal was educated at University of Economics in Prague graduating with Masters in Business Administration and Ma...

Dr. Michelle Harnett

Michelle is a science communicator working for Scion in Rotorua. A recent graduate of Otago University's science communication programme, she is using...

Mike Bassett-Smith

Mike Bassett-Smith I am Managing Director at PowerSmart, the largest solar power integrator in New Zealand. I have a Bachelor of Commerce from the Uni...

Mike Bennetts

Mike Bennetts became CEO of Z Energy in April 2010, after 25 years with BP in a variety of downstream roles in New Zealand, China, South Africa, the U...

Mike Manning

Mike Manning (B.Ag.Sc) is currently CP Ag General Manager Innovation & Strategy at Ravensdown. Mike has a vast experience in the fertiliser indust...

Michelle Sharp

When Michelle first joined Kilmarnock in 2010 she did so with great ambitions. To change attitudes towards people with disabilities and create a diver...

Nancy Golubiewski

Nancy Golubiewski is an ecosystem ecologist and land system scientist with interdisciplinary experience in both research and policy settings. She purs...

Nathalie Whitaker

Nick Grayston

Nick was appointed Chief Executive of The Warehouse Group in January, 2016. He moved to New Zealand from Chicago where he held leadership roles with S...

Nicki Smith

Nicki has been an environmental marketer since graduating from Otago University in Applied Science and Marketing back in the 90s. Nicki has been invol...

Nigel Brunel

Nigel Brunel is Director, Financial Markets at OMF. OMF is a leading carbon broker and member of the NZX. Nigel is one of the original OMF team, joini...

Nicola Patrick

Nicola Patrick is a Horizons regional councillor, a co-founder of Thrive Whanganui (a trust growing social enterprise), and an environmental advisor f...

Oliver Hendrickson

Patrick McVeigh

Patrick McVeigh is Practice Lead, People and Places with the independent consultancy MartinJenkins. Patrick has extensive experience in economic devel...

Paul Callister

Paul Callister is a Kapiti based economist who has undertaken social and economic research on local, national, and cross-national issues for a wide ra...

Paul Evans

Paul Evans is the Chief Executive Officer of the Waste Management Institute New Zealand (WasteMINZ). WasteMINZ is the representative body of the waste...

Paul Quinlan

Paul Quinlan is a landscape architect, trustee of Tāne’s Tree Trust, convenor of the Northland Tōtara Working Group, and a regional advisor for Tr...

Paul Stanley Ward & Dr Marie Brown

Marie is the Senior Policy Analyst for EDS and the lead author of Vanishing Nature: facing New Zealand’s biodiversity crisis. She has degrees in sci...

Paul Young

Paul Young is a researcher and communicator with the Morgan Foundation focused on climate change issues. Paul has been studying and working in the cli...

Penny Nelson

Penny Nelson – Deputy Secretary Environmental Performance, Innovation & Climate Penny Nelson holds policy responsibility for climate change,...

Peter Bell

Peter Bell is a film and TV director and writer, with an interest in New Zealand history, politics and social issues. He recently directed "Radar's Ch...

Peter Berg ONZM

Peter Berg ONZM is chair of Tane's Tree Trust and past President of the NZ Forest Owners Association for 12 years and former member of the SCION (NZ F...

Peter Dunne

Hon. Peter Dunne, born in Christchurch in 1954, graduated from the University of Canterbury in 1977 with a Master of Arts degree with Honours in Polit...

Paul Gilberd

Paul was born in Auckland, lived his early life in Wellington and studied colonial and Pacific history at the University of Auckland, then Business in...

Philip Millichamp

Philip Millichamp is National Environmental Manager at Oji Fibre Solutions. He is responsible for environment, sustainability and external relations.

Phillip Mills

The Founder of Pure Advantage, Phillip Mills is one of the pioneers of the international fitness industry and a driving force behind the popularisation of the modern group fitness experience.

Phyllis Tichinin

Phyllis Tichinin has had a life-long interest in agriculture and natural systems. She describes herself as an ‘eco-nutritionist'. Raised rurally in ...

Piers Maclaren

Piers Maclaren is a retired forestry scientist. He was editor of the New Zealand Journal for Forestry from 2009–2012, worked for many years at the F...

Prof. Barry Barton

At Waikato, Barry Barton is a Professor of Law and the Director of the Centre for Environmental, Resources and Energy Law. In the international field,...

Prof. Dave Frame

Professor Dave Frame is Director of the Climate Change Research Institute at Victoria University of Wellington and is a Senior Visiting Fellow at the ...

Prof. Priscilla (Cilla) Wehi

Associate Professor Priscilla (Cilla) Wehi is a conservation biologist and Rutherford Discovery Fellow at the Centre for Sustainability at the Univers...

Prof. Jacqueline Rowarth

Jacqueline Rowarth is Professor of Agribusiness at University of Waikato. She has a Bachelors degree in Agricultural Science and a PhD in Soil Science...

Rachel Stewart

Rachel Stewart is New Zealand Herald Columnist, winner of the 2016 Canon Media Award for 'Opinion writer of the year', farmer, falconer, and fighter for freshwater and climate change action.

Prof Ralph Sims

Ralph Sims began his career in Sustainable Energy at Massey University, New Zealand in 1971 making and testing biodiesel from animal fats. After 4 yea...

Ramona Radford

Rachel Brown

Rachel Brown, ONZM is Founder & CEO, Sustainable Business Network Inc 2002 (SBN). Rachel has played a critical role in advancing sustainabilit...

Rebecca Mills

Rebecca Mills is a leading impact strategist and founder of the Transformation Agency, The Lever Room. The Lever Room works at the intersection of inn...

Rob McGowan

Rob McGowan was previously Continuing Education Officer at Waikato University and chairman of the Bay of Plenty Conservation Board and now works for N...

Rod Oram

Rod Oram has more than 40 years’ experience as an international business journalist. He has worked for various publications in Europe and North Amer...

Sam Judd

Sam Judd is the co-founder and CEO of the multi-award-winning charity Sustainable Coastlines. In 2013 he was named Young New Zealander of the Year as ...

Sam Huggard

Sam Huggard is the National Secretary of the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions Te Kauae Kaimahi, and leads the organisation’s work on climate chan...

Dr Seán Barnes

Dr Seán Barnes is working to realise the potential of business to have a positive influence on the world. Following on from study and various governm...

Sean Weaver

Sean Weaver is Executive Director of the rainforest carbon business Ekos. He is an expert in environmental financing, rainforest carbon, and the volun...

Sheridan Ashford

Sheridan Ashford graduated from the School of Forestry at the University of Canterbury in 2013 and is now the Commercial Sales Manager for Summit Fore...

Simon Arnold

Simon Arnold is CEO of the National Energy Research Institute (NERI) half-time. His other roles are: Managing Director of arnold.co.nz (commercial...

Simon Chamberlain

Simon Chamberlain is the CEO of GreenAir, the company he founded in 2001 to bring vitality to commercial buildings and city streets through plantscape...

Simon Mackenzie

Simon Mackenzie is passionate about the power of technology to transform the energy industry, and consumers lives. As Group Chief Executive Officer, S...

Simon Watt

Bell Gully partner Simon Watt specialises in climate change law and providing commercial and public law advice to public sector entities. Simon has lo...

Sir Robert Harvey

Sir Robert (Bob) Harvey KNZM QSO, is the Champion for Auckland responsible for International Investment he was recently Chairman of Waterfront Aucklan...

Sir Stephen Tindall

Stephen Tindall is the founder of The Warehouse Group, an Angel investor, a Trustee of The Tindall Foundation, and a member of Pure Advantage.

Steve Carden

Steve Carden is CEO of Pāmu Farms of New Zealand. Pāmu is the brand name for Landcorp, a State Owned Enterprise, and one of New Zealand’s most inn...

Steve O'Connor

Steve has been helping disruptive ideas become great businesses for more than 20 years, and is currently CEO of Flick Electric Co, a disruptive electr...

Stuart Smith

Stuart Smith is the current Member of Parliament for Kaikoura. He currently lives in Blenheim with his family and is very passionate about his community and electorate.

Sue Reidy

Sue Reidy is an Auckland-based freelance writer, editor, speechwriter, blog writer, web content provider, manuscript assessor, novelist and poet. She ...

Dr Susanne Becken

Dr. Susanne Becken is a Professor of Sustainable Tourism at Griffith University in Australia and the Principal Science Investment Advisor (Visitor) in...

Tane & Clare Bradley

Tane Bradley is the General Manager of AgriseaNZ, a multi-award winning sustainable New Zealand company, family owned and operated. The company produ...

Te Ururoa Flavell

Te Ururoa Flavell is of Ngāti Rangiwewehi (Te Arawa) and Ngāpuhi descent. Te Ururoa was raised in Rotorua and continues to live in his whānau homes...

Tessa Vincent

Tessa Vincent is the Co-ordinator for New Zealand Food Waste Champions 12.3. This is a coalition from our food supply chain who are committed to halvi...

Tom McLeod

Tom McLeod is originally from the East Coast of Canada (Maritime Province of New Brunswick) and grew up with seaweed as part of his daily diet. He mov...

Tom Nickels

Tom Nickels is Managing Director of Waste Management NZ, New Zealand's largest waste and environmental services provider. Tom has led Waste Management...

Tony Johnston

With 20 years experience in the international wood products sector, Tony is also involved at the ownership and governance levels of two enterprises co...

Tania Pouwhare

Tania (Ngāi Tūhoe) is a Social Intrapreneur for The Southern Initiative team at Auckland Council. Her role is to support and enable social and commu...

Tracey Martin

Tracey was elected as a New Zealand First list Member of Parliament based in Warkworth at the 2011 Election. For the 50th and 51st Parliaments Tracey ...

Trevor Richards

Trevor is a New Zealand civil engineer and environmental management consultant who has been living in Malaysia since 1996. He has been associated with...

Troy Baisden

As an environmental scientist with GNS Science, I track carbon, nitrogen and water through farms, catchments and at national and global scales.

Vanessa Wills

Vanessa is a Senior Advisor in the AA’s Motoring Affairs team. Having practised as a lawyer for five years then taking on senior roles in advocacy a...

Victoria Crawford-Flett

Victoria Crawford-Flett is an integral part of the team at Young Enterprise Trust, based in Wellington. A recent graduate from the Victoria University...

Vivid Economics

This report has been compiled by Vivid Economics under contract with GLOBE-NZ, a cross-party group of 35 members, drawn from all parties within the 51...

Waihoroi Shortland

Wallace Rae

Wallace Rae's university years began in chemical engineering at Canterbury. After modest success in his first professional engineering year he realize...

Bill Dyck

Zane Fulljames

Zane is Chief Executive Officer of NZ Bus, the largest operator of urban bus services in New Zealand. It has a fleet of over 1,000 buses, employs appr...