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...

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...