Meegan Jones

 Consultant  Trainer  Auditor Sustainability Manager  Event Producer with Sustainability Expertise Location: Australia, International Years experience in sustainable event practice: 6 Website: www.greenshootpacific.com Email: meegan @ greenshootpacific.com Details of experience: I have been working in event management for twenty years and in sustainability in event management for five. I worked on the Model Event program at Peats Ridge Festival in Australia, and was Sustainability Manager for Festival Republic (Glastonbury, Reading, Leads, Latititude) for three years. I have published a book on the subject 'Sustainable Event Management: A Practical Guide'. I sit on the ISO 20121 panel as head of delegation for Australia. I am one of ten industry experts on the working group for Global Reporting Initiative's Event Sector Supplement. I have written the resources for Julie's Bicycle (green music industry in the UK), was Global Greening Director for Live Earth (2008 and 2010) and consultant to the UN writing a research paper on the state of music and environment globally. Qualifications/Degrees/Training: Bachelor of Business (Marketing) TAFE Teacher List of events have worked done sustainability work on: Fiesta, ABC Music Awards, War Child, Peats Ridge Festival, Cultural Stomp, Glastonbury Festival, Reading & Leeds Festivals, Electric Picnic, Hove. Other events are detailed on the GreenShoot Pacific client listing. Course: Sustainable Event Training |...

Rebecca Saunders

 Consultant  Trainer Location: UK Years experience in sustainable event practice: 3 Website: www.sustainableeventsltd.com Email: Rebecca @ sustainableeventsltd.com Details of experience: In my role as an Education Facilitator at Positive Impact (a not for profit education project), I provide leading education on sustainability to the event industry. My key skills for this role include, presenting, preparation and delivery, educational syllabus creation and destination specific programme development. I have delivered leading education internationally to a wide variety of event industry practitioners, including: Manchester City Council, EIBTM, GIBTM, MCE CEE, Aeris Futuro and IMEX. I have created the Leeds Metropolitan University and UK Centre for Event Management approved course ‘Sustainable Event Management’ and provided Positive Impact education which has received the London 2012 Inspire Mark. I have worked with key partners in Manchester to develop the ‘Manchester Sustainable Event Charter’ and an ongoing programme of education to support the development of Manchester as a Sustainable Destination. In my role at Sustainable Events Ltd (sustainability strategists for the event industry) I provide bespoke support for the implementation of sustainability in the event industry, which includes helping my clients to achieve BS 8901, the British Standard for Sustainable Event Management (future ISO 20121) and report using the GRI Event Organiser Sector Supplement Framework. My key skills for this role include, developing online tools to support the event industry, onsite monitoring and measuring, implementing BS 8901 (future ISO 20121) and GRI report writing. I have supported the creation of www.EventSustainability.com and www.rmp.wrap.org.uk, two tools to support the event industry to become more sustainable and manage their impact. I have provided support for monitoring and measuring with...

Katy Carlisle

 Trainer Location: Manchester UK Years experience in sustainable event practice: 3 Website: www.positive-impact-events.com Email: katy @ positive-impact-events.com Details of experience: * Currently deliver Positive Impact education around Sustainable Event Management. * Previous experience working in Manchester sustainable conference venue (2+ years) including organising events to be held there and sustainable procurement. * Voluntary experience organising events with sustainability focus. * Education background from teaching both in UK and abroad. * Able to present in English, French and Spanish. Qualifications/Degrees/Training: * BA (Hons) French and Philosophy, Nottingham University (2:1) * MA Translation Studies (French to English), University of Manchester * PGCE (Secondary, French and Spanish), Manchester Metropolitan University List of events and projects worked on: Manchester Friends of the Earth - various including: * Manchester Food and Drink Festival (promotion for Friends of the Earth) * Bike Fabulous (cycling promotion in Manchester Arndale shopping centre) * Think Green, Do Your Bit (sustainability roadshow in Manchester Arndale shopping centre) Bridge 5 Mill (MERCi) - various including: * Earth Rights (guest speaker Polly Higgins) * Manchester School of Architecture Sustainable City Exhibition * Regular film nights, community and volunteer projects within the centre Course: Postitive Impact Events Course Website:...

Mat Morris

  In-house Sustainability Manager Location: Bangalow/NSW/Australia Years experience in sustainable event practice: 10 Website: www.globalprotectionagency.com.au Email: mat @ globalprotectionagency.com.au Details of experience: Environmental Scientist with over 17 years experience working with a wide range of industries and government agencies. Over the past 10 years projects have included various large and small indoor and outdoor events. Founder of Sound Emissions website which provides practical advice to the Australian Music Events industry on ways to avoid, reduce and offset carbon emissions. Qualifications/Degrees/Training: Bachelor of Science (Environmental Studies) majoring in Environmental Planning and Environmental Economics. QAS certified Environmental Management System Auditor QAS certified Waste Auditor List of events and projects worked on: Big Day Out Field Day Homebake Splendour in the Grass Groovin the Moo Shore Thing Harbourlife Good Vibrations V Vestival Christmas by the Beach (Bondi, NSW) Sandy Point Half Marathon Australian Performing and Recording Association - Sydney Song Summit Australian Record Industry Association Awards Powderfinger national tour Silverchair national tour Missy Higgins national tour Course: Sustainable Event Training Course Website:...

Kristin Cushman

 Consultant  Trainer  In-house Sustainability Manager  Specialist (energy, waste)  Event Producer with sustainability expertise Location: Monterey, California United States Years experience in sustainable event practice: 4 Website: www.offsetproject.org Email: kristin @ offsetproject.org Details of experience: Kristin Cushman provides an on-the-ground approach to corporate social responsibility that is both realistic and sustainable. Kristin specializes in working with companies to structure sustainability policies then initiates grassroots ideas that extend this policy into the community. Qualifications/Degrees/Training: Currently being trained to host the Positive Impact workshop for the state of California. List of events and projects worked on: AT&T Pro Am, a part of the PGA tour Monterey Jazz Festival Big Sur Half Marathon Gold certification program for both Half and Full Marathons Castroville Artichoke Festival Pebble Beach Food and Wine Pebble Beach Company corporate events Concours d'Elegance Concorso Italiano Monterey County Fair Harvest: Farm to Table Course: Positive Impact Course Website:...

Jane Fullerton-Smith

Consultant  Trainer  Auditor Location: Australia Years experience in sustainable event practice: 4 Website: www.greenshootpacific.com Email: jane @ greenshootpacific.com Details of experience: Event, theatre, film production background. Developed the SEMS (sustainable event management system) online tool 2007-2009, launched it to market in Australia 2009, rebuilding to align with ISO 20121 release internationally July 2011 , facilitator of the mirror committee for the Australian delegation for 20121, director of GreenShoot Pacific (sustainable event management consultants (services, systems, strategy and staff). Qualifications/Degrees/Training: Areas of knowledge: policy, procurement, training, sustainable event management systems development and implementation, ISO 20121 & BS 89801 List of events and projects worked on: Clients: Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority, Sustainability Victoria, Tourism Australia, Fuzzy, APRA AMCOS, Sunshine Coast regional Council, NSW LGSA, Garage Sale Trail, Vodaphone, Corinbank festival, NSW DECCW, DECCW Parks, Crave (Sydney Island Harbour Hopping, RIZER, Tide events. Course: Sustainable Event Training - GreenShoot...