Chris is the CEO of Climate-KIC Australia. His career has spanned central banking, academic research, and founding a publishing business. Most recently he was Manager of Impacts and Adaptation at NSW Government.
As Director - Sustainable and Resilient Cities, Katie brings expertise and experience working with mega-cities around the world to create innovative, end-user led transformation towards sustainable and resilient Australian cities and regions.
Kate is our Director - Policy, Finance & Decision Metrics and works at the intersection of finance and climate change, focusing on projects that can catalyse system-level change via technical and commercial innovation and policy.
Marian is our National Director Partnerships and Regional Director - Victoria/Tasmania. Her career spans from executive management to program delivery, in government and higher education sectors. In this role, she advances partnerships, stakeholder engagement, and project development.
As Director - Strategic Projects, Belinda brings her global experience in accounting, marketing, strategy and innovation for financial service to develop strategies to build greater resilience for Climate-KIC Australia.
Marina is the Victorian Government Coordinator for Climate KIC Australia. Marina's particular experience is in the effective and efficient delivery of strategic policies and projects in brining improvements to climate change response through building partnerships with area leaders and policy makers. Facilitating stronger cross-jurisdictional collaboration and strategic regional partnerships with Climate KIC Australia is one of the key elements of this role.
As National Programs and Outreach Manager, Sina coordinates our Launchpad and Climathon programs. With a strong background in NGO management, international project development and communications, Sina is best equipped to point the next climate change innovators in the right direction.
As Education Program Manager, Ash's professional experience spans small to global scale. Ashleigh is developing graduate, executive, and business education to empower the next climate change innovators.
Jaine is our Education Program Manager. Her intrepid career spanning health, education, circular economy, and entrepreneurship allows her to empower the next climate change innovators by developing global best-practice education programs.
Emma is our Program Coordinator. She is a renewable energy engineering graduate and has experience in electricity industry research and at EIT Climate-KIC. She is responsible for the coordination of programs across themes.
Jaimie is our Regional Coordinator for SA and an environment professional with over 10 years experience. Her excellence in project management supports flagship climate innovation programs and fosters strategic regional partnership.