Amanda Pummer

In-house Sustainability Manager Consultant Trainer   Event Producer with sustainability expertise Location: Sunshine Coast, Qld, Australia Years experience in sustainable event practice: 15 Website: www.sustainablehappiness.com.au Email: amanda (at) sustainablehappiness.com.au LinkedIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sustainablehappiness/ Details of experience: As Hotel General Manager for 20 years managing events in hotels throughout Australasia, the biggest as Executive Assistant Manager at Rydges Wentworth Hotel during the Olympics in Sydney 2000, to over 200 private weddings in design hotels in Bali, managing events differently became my unique skill. After appointment as the Bali Hotels Association Environment Executive, I was also able to lead hotels through Earth Check's certification programmes providing training and guidance with groups of hotels. It was this volunteer role that led me to join the GreenAsia Group as Sustainability Consultant for the Hospitality Industry, based in Bali. Since returning to Australia, I have created my own Consultancy for the Hospitality industry and now work in that role for Tourism Noosa. Qualifications/Degrees/Training: Bachelor of Arts Degree, Double Major Philosophy and English Literature - UWA Post Graduate Certificate in Sustainability - USC Green Globe 21 Auditor training 2006 Singapore RSA and RSG permit Cert IV training and assessment TAFE Maroochydore List of events and projects worked on: Clean up the World Day - Bali - Organiser 2008,2009 Green Globe 21 Auditor Training 2006 Singapore Green Globe 21 Certification for Alila Manggis and Alila Ubud Hotels Bali Earth Check Design and Construct Award for Alila Uluwatu Green Asia Group - EarthCheck trainer for Club Med Cherating Beach Sustainability Consultant - Noosa Lakes Resort Sustainability Officer - Noosa Festival of Surfing Sustainability Officer - Tourism...

Jacqui Bonnitcha

Consultant Location: Sydney, Australia Years experience in sustainable event practice: 2.5 Website: www.edgeenvironment.com.au Email: jacqui.bonnitcha (at) gmail.com Details of experience: I am passionate about connecting sustainability to the overall event strategy in a focused and pragmatic way. I use sustainability methods such as life cycle assessment and sustainable procurement standards to ensure that resources expended have the greatest sustainability outcomes. I have expertise across energy efficiency, waste and procurement across all sizes of events, from local festivals to the Commonwealth Games. Qualifications/Degrees/Training: Diploma in Procurement and Supply (Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply) to be completed in 2017 Trained in Social Return on Investment Master of Built Environment (Sustainable Development) Master of Development Studies Bachelor of Commerce (Liberal Studies) List of events and projects worked on: Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018 Manly Food, Wine and Sustainability Festival     Life Cycle Thinking of Beer Film by edge environment from Edge Environment on...

Meegan Jones

 Consultant  Trainer  Auditor Sustainability Manager  Event Producer with Sustainability Expertise Location: Australia, International Years experience in sustainable event practice: 12 Website: www.greenshootpacific.com Email: meegan @ greenshootpacific.com Details of experience: I have been working in event management for 25 years and in sustainability in event management for more than a decade. I started my sustainable event journey with  Peats Ridge Festival in Australia, and was Sustainability Manager for Festival Republic (Glastonbury, Reading, Leads, Latitude) for three years. I have published a book on the subject 'Sustainable Event Management: A Practical Guide'. I sat on the ISO 20121 panel as head of delegation for Australia. I was one of ten industry experts on the working group for Global Reporting Initiative's Event Sector Supplement. I have written 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...

Tina Demetriou

 Consultant   Trainer Event Producer with sustainability expertise Location: NSW, Australia Years experience in sustainable event practice: 15 Email: tina @ tideevents.com.au Details of experience: I've been involved in the following ways over the last 15 years: - comprehensive event production for sustainability events including Waste Wise Manly Food & Wine, Randwick Ecoliving Fair, Lake Macquarie Living Smart Festival, Peats Ridge Sustainable Music & Arts Festival, Catchment Management Seminars for local government. - facilitated numerous Indigenous events and programs - Bilarong Festival, Seasons & Cycles series, Caring for Country Connections to Sea program...to name a few. - Marketing & Events Manager for the Coastal Environment Centre - a regional environmental education facility. Eco Tours - walks, talks, seminars, activities, workshops, kids school holiday programs based on marine and land environmental education/activities. - member of the Education for Sustainability Hub. Qualifications/Degrees/Training: BA Leisure Studies - UTS Holistic Counseling & Holistic Life Coaching Informal training with several Aboriginal elders Education for Sustainability Workshops - practitioner and provider. List of events and projects worked on: Thredbo Mountain Bike Challenge NSW Institute of Sport Awards Nights Manly International Jazz Festival Manly Food & Wine Festival Guringai Festival - Aboriginal cultural and arts festival Kings Cross Food & Wine Festival Kings Cross Christmas Festival Peats Ridge Sustainable Music & Arts Festival Randwick Ecoliving Fair (7 years) Newtown Festival (5 years) Manly Ocean Care Day Festival (5 years) Lake Macquarie Living Smart Festival Bilarong Cultural Festival Eco Tours & Community Environmental activities (46) Corporate Hospitality Events & International Sporting Events (38) - in 14 cities around the world. Grant: Regional Biodiversity Project Grant: Engaging Coastal Communities...

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...