Environment / Sustainability Speakers

Rob Gell

Rob Gell is an outstanding communicator who has earned the respect of government, business, and environmental groups for his approach to sustainable development. Rob is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and an Inaugural Fellow of the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand. He is a coastal geomorphologist by training; he taught Environmental Science and Physical Geography at te ...

Robert Kennedy Jnr

Lauded by Successful Meetings magazine as a man whose message supercedes his golden name, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. delivers with earnestness and obvious passion. His reputation as a resolute defender of the environment stems from a litany of successful legal actions: prosecuting governments and companies for polluting the Hudson River and Long Island Sound. He has won settlements for the Hudson Riv ...

Robyn Williams

Robyn presents Radio National's Science Show, Ockham's Razor and In Conversation. Robyn's sharp wit, keen sense of humour and ability to present science as an interest to just about anyone, has contributed greatly to the popularity of these programs. Graduating with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in England. Robyn's natural talent for acting and his love of science, led to more serious projects ...

Ros Kelly

Ros Kelly has one of the highest profiles of any woman in Australia. As Australia's only woman in the Federal Cabinet for four years, she has re-written the history books on many occasions. As Australia's Environment Minister, she directed Australia's environment policies from 1990 - 1994. Ms Kelly led the Australian delegation to the Rio Earth Summit. ...

Ryan Chin

Ryan Chin is a fourth-year PhD student at the MIT Media laboratory in the Smart Cities research group. He is building the car of the future - a foldable, stackable, sharable, electric, two-passenger city vehicle that rethinks urban mobility. This work, in collaboration with General Motors, takes into account problems of parking, congestion, energy efficiency, pollution, communication, and conside ...

Sheree Marris

Victorian-based Aquatic Scientist Sheree Marris is one of Australia's youngest environment ambassadors who is committed to educating the community about their responsibilities towards the environment as well as making the environment fun, engaging and entertaining. Through radio talk-back, television appearances, hosting documentaries and featuring in commercials, 30 year old Sheree has gained a r ...

Simon McKeon

Simon McKeon is an Australian businessman, philanthropist and sportsman. On 25 January 2011 he was named Australian of the Year for 2011 by Prime Minister Julia Gillard. After completing a Bachelor of Commerce in 1976 and Bachelor of Law in 1978, both at the University of Melbourne, Simon McKeon practiced law in Sydney with Blake Dawson Waldron before taking up a post with the Macquarie Bank, wher ...

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