Delwyn Jones is a sustainability consultant with 2 Banksia Awards. Her track record includes work as an auditor for the Green Olympics and NSW Supply. She facilitated the award winning Built Environment Protocol, drafted the multi-award winning ESD Office Fitout Guideline and ESD brief for Australia's first 5 star Greenhouse Offices. Del led database development for LCADesign software that automates building eco-appraisal. She led development of supply chain Life Cycle Inventory (LCI) databases for Australia, California, Germany and Holland and pilots on Stanford University Green Dorm and KPMG Head Offices in Rotterdam. She currently develops LCI for submissions towards GreenTagCertTM ecolabels. Her research is in Life Cycle Benefit Analysis for Ecopositive Development.
David Baggs, Technical Director of ecospecifier International is a multi-award winning Chartered Architect. David has >30 years experience and has consulted on a large variety of eco- projects including global benchmark projects. As a US Green Building Council LEED® and Green Star Accredited Professional plus Accredited Building Sustainability Assessor he delivers forums for Industry, Professionals and Management.
Janis Birkeland, BA fine arts Bennington, M Arch U Cal Berkeley, JD U of Cal Hastings Law, PhD U of Tas. Now Professor of Sustainable Design at the University of Auckland, Janis worked as a registered architect and lawyer, as well as urban designer, and city planner, in San Francisco. Former Professor of Architecture, Queensland University of Technology, she has run many tertiary and professional development units, written >100 papers, given >100 invited talks on sustainable systems and written books: Design for Sustainability (2002) and Positive Development (2008).
Murray Jones B.Sc. AFAIM Director of Equate Pty Ltd: the LCADesign software distributor is recognised for excellence in business development and staff training for five commercial software packages. He is responsible for sale and support of >200 business systems in commercial ICT development and implementation having built and sold 2 such firms in 30 years.
Phillipa Watson, an Architect, Sustainability Consultant and LCA and LCI researcher has worked on ESD tools and analysis since 1995. Her design decision-making and construction delivery frameworks are highly developed. While at CSIRO she contributed to LCADesign development and at Brisbane City Design she developed and implemented 3 new green tools. Her PhD is in social ecology.
Dr Steve Watson is a Sustainable Building Consultant, Designer and Architect with a Ph D in Environmental Design Processes. He is a 2008 BERS Professional and a 2005 Green Globe Design & Construct Assessor and 2004 GreenStar Accredited Professional. A former University of Queensland Architectural Research Fellow and lecturer, he delivers Sustainable Design and EcoDesign and Technology in Architecture Courses at Universities and TAFEs.
Dr Penelope Mitchell is an Architect, LCA Consultant and former CSIRO scientist with a PhD in supply chain eco-management. She has been involved with new practices in environmental and social sustainability since 1989. Penelope has contributed to global leading edge tools such as Envest 2 while at BRE UK. Since then while at CSIRO she consulted on LCADesign, automated eco-appraisal software for the CRC for Construction innovation as well as the Forest and Wood Product Research and Development Council LCI.
Dr Paul Harrey, an industrial designer and Director of a bio-waste resource recovery company has a PhD in Electronics Manufacturing, B Sc 1st class (Hons) in Industrial Design. He consults as an engineer, designer, Industrial Ecologist and Vermiculturist for organisations and Industry. Carbon sequestration of methane in organic wastes, for example, is a vital GGE mitigation technology.
Lesley Friend, an educator and writer, has worked in diverse contexts to facilitate educational reform. Her belief is that sustainability starts with dynamic education that is immediately responsive to the world around us, translates into action around curriculum design, mentoring in current pedagogical practices and designing authentic assessment. Her work as a reformist with Qatar, the UAE, India and Queensland education systems has aimed to improve practice to deliver better planners, teachers and assessors. She is in the UAE coordinating and redesigning teaching of English for early foreign language learners. She is also an Evah Institute ±Sustainability Assessment course Assessor.
Janine Lazzaro is a Quantity Surveyor with a small consultancy practice as a Sustainability Cost Analyst. Her research focus is in cost surveying green products and systems and especially carbon credit accounting for ESD projects using e.g. green walls, landscape and reforestation for carbon sequestration. She is also experienced in Landscape Design.