Meet the Greenfleet team

 

We are a team of respected sustainability professionals with decades of climate change leadership and technical expertise in creating practical solutions for leading organisations. The Greenfleet team brings together skills and experience gained through careers in finance, commerce and professional services; forestry; government and not-for-profit environmental organisations; the building industry and more.

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WAYNE WESCOTT

CEO

Wayne has worked in the sustainability sector for many years. He was the founder and CEO of ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability Oceania, with which Local Governments saved over 20 million tonnes of CO2-e. He has consulted to a wide variety of organisations including the Green Building Council of Australia and the Bicycle Network, as well as many international groups such as the International Energy Agency. Wayne has presented at many conferences around the world and developed workshops to demonstrate practical approaches to sustainability. Wayne is married and has two daughters. They all live in Warrandyte, Victoria.

 

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MICHELLE SHEEHAN

GENERAL MANAGER

With a background in banking and finance including over 10 years in the financial planning area, Michelle brings a strong focus on process improvement, risk management and corporate governance. Michelle has a thorough understanding of the operational requirements that are a part of the changing carbon industry.

Michelle holds a Masters in Business (Change Management) and a Diploma of Financial Planning.

Michael Coleman, Greenfleet's GM Reforestation
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MICHAEL COLEMAN

GENERAL MANAGER REVEGETATION

Michael has over 20 years experience in natural resource management. As a professional forester, he worked in Canada, Ireland, CSIRO, Conservation Commission of the Northern Territory and Natural Resources Conservation League.
He was Parks Manager at Bayside City Council in suburban Melbourne. After spending 2 years as a Financial Planner advising clients on agricultural investments post-GFC, he entered the not-for-profit sector at Conservation Volunteers Australia.
Michael lives with his family in Sandringham, where he answers the siren call of the sea.

 

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JUSTIN GLASS

GM CORPORATE PARTNERSHIPS

Justin brings a strong academic and practical background in conservation, carbon management, agriculture and community development to guiding innovative projects from initiation to delivery and assessment. Having worked at senior and board levels in for-profit and not-for-profit organisations, he brings extensive problem solving expertise to challenges with understanding of what it takes to fulfill a vision.

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ROB SMALL

NZ MANAGER

Rob has a passion for biodiversity restoration and climate change mitigation. Rob has led a distinguished career in local government in New Zealand and Australia in Parks Horticulture and conservation land management for over 35 years and is driven by a desire to make a difference in improving people's liveability.
Rob has been involved in biodiversity restoration and monitoring through roles as World President of the International Federation of Parks and Recreation, Director of Auckland’s world leading Regional Parks Network, and as Director of Parks Recreation and Environment for the City of Greater Geelong.

 

     

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EOGHAN O'CONNOR

FORESTRY TEAM LEADER

 

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GRETA KORTHAUS    LinkedIn Icon

MANAGER SUPPORTER ENGAGEMENT
 

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ALINE RICHE    LinkedIn Icon

MARKETING MANAGER
 

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QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER
             

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REVEGETATION PROJECTS OFFICER
 

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EVENTS & ENGAGEMENT
COORDINATOR


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CHRISTINE LUONG

ADMINISTRATION OFFICER
 

JESSYCA HARFORD

PROJECTS OFFICER

             

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PROJECT MANAGER - UPPER STONY CREEK



 
 

 

The Greenfleet Board is drawn from a wide variety of academic and commercial backgrounds. This broad experience helps ensure Greenfleet is well positioned in the carbon marketplace and can continue to offer solutions to individuals and businesses throughout Australia.

 

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GUNTHER JURKSCHAT

CHAIR

Gunther Jurkschat, combines a deep knowledge of the automotive industry with a passionate commitment to practical climate action.

With a career spanning three decades in large and small companies, Gunther has worked for global corporations in the aviation and resources industries, operated his own small business for almost a decade, and advocated for the automotive industry with the Motor Trades Association Queensland and Victorian Automobile Chamber of Commerce (VACC).

In his role as General Manager with VACC, Gunther is actively involved in growing the VACC membership base, developing and formulating policies, and overseeing the organisation’s commercial activities.

Gunther holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of NSW, and a Master of Business from University of Queensland. He is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Gunther is focused on Greenfleet’s ambitious strategic plan, and on sharing how carbon offsetting can address climate change, improve biodiversity and contribute to building better communities, and a better future for all Australians.

 

 

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JACK HOLDEN

DIRECTOR

Jack is the Sustainability Manager for Fonterra’s APMEA region. Fonterra is a dairy farmer’s co-operative and the world’s largest milk processor. Prior to this Jack was a sustainability consultant for KPMG and worked with a range of industry and government clients in Australia, NZ and East Asia.  He was also the author of KPMG’s "CEO’s Guide to Carbon in Asia Pacific".

Previously Jack managed the CarbonTender™ project which established biodiverse carbon sinks for the Victorian Government (a Banksia award finalist in 2006). He first engaged with Greenfleet over a decade ago when procuring carbon offsets for Government fleet emissions.


 

 

     

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DAVID LAMB

DIRECTOR

David Lamb worked with Ford Motor Company in Australia and around the world before joining CSIRO.  He was chairman of aXessaustralia projects that resulted in more than $1.5 billion in automotive component export contracts. He was responsible for the CSIRO Low Emission Hybrid car, and the Holden ECOmmodore project between CSIRO and Holden, show at the 2000 Olympics.
David and his team won the CSIRO Chairman's Gold Medal for 2000. He led CSIRO's entry into alternative fuels research and energy storage technologies, and pursues the quest for more efficient fuel use as a member of the Jamison Group and as a member of Greenfleet Australia.


 

 

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ANGELA McCLOWRY

DIRECTOR

Angela McClowry is a Research Analyst at Cleanleap, a start-up focused on sharing insights on clean technology solutions such as renewable energy, and waste and water efficiency. Angela has fifteen years' experience in Sustainability, Environment and Corporate Responsibility.

Prior to her role at Cleanleap, she was sustainability manager for the Australian Food and Grocery Council, developing and implementing their 10-year industry-wide sustainability strategy. Ms McClowry has gained forestry experience whilst working for the agribusiness investment company Timbercorp, was an environmental analyst for British Energy in London, and a project manager with the global consulting firm Environmental Resources Management (ERM) in Chicago.

 

     

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THE HON. TOM ROPER

DIRECTOR

The Hon. Tom Roper currently lives in Melbourne after eleven years overseas - Ottawa, London, New York - and has been involved in environmental policy at all levels - local to international.

Since his retirement, after 21 years in the Victorian Parliament (Australia), Tom has been an active Board Member of the Washington DC based Climate Institute, Global Urban Development and Greenfleet (Australia), an advisor to government, business and NGO's on sustainability issues and an Honorary Life Member of the Metropolis Association.

He is the Project Director of the Global Sustainable Energy Islands Initiative which provides assistance to Small Island States seeking to introduce renewable energy and energy efficiency measures. Tom is also Chair of the Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council and was appointed to the Board of Renewables SA by the Premier, Mike Rann.

 

 

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PHIL THOMAS

DIRECTOR

Philip has degree qualifications in Banking and Finance, Accounting, Masters in Commercial Law, Grad Dip. in Company Secretarial Practice. He has worked in a variety of Accounting and Financial services firms at the senior level in Australia and Asia, both listed and unlisted. Philip has developed a keen interest in the area of business management and governance.  Philip is the Principal of Oakland Group Pty Ltd and he is a frequent guest speaker to industry, Not for Profit and Government bodies on developing governance procedures and efficiencies for management and Boards.


Greenfleet's Business Advisory Council is a group of executives from a range of industries, helping to promote the Greenfleet program and ethos throughout their industries.

 

 

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ROGER PERRY

CHAIRMAN

Roger is one of the region’s foremost productivity improvement and organisational design experts. He has been an Assignment Director and Steering Committee member on over 40 transformation programs.  Roger also leads many of the Bevington Group’s transformation strategy assignments.

He is an experienced Company Director having sat on the Boards of a range of companies including E*TRADE Australia, ANZ International Ltd (Singapore), Greenfleet, and Bevington Consulting Pty Ltd. Roger also serves on advisory bodies such as the Victorian Government’s transformation program for public hospital processes.
Roger is a very active contributor to Australia’s charitable sector as the Chair of the World Vision Business Advisory Councils, and Chair of the Greenfleet’s Business Advisory Council.

 


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CHRIS BALFOUR

Chris has a senior leadership role as the General Manager Corporate Support for Consumer Affairs Victoria, that includes finance and trust funds management, people capability and organisational development, web services and business support systems, corporate planning, reporting and governance functions. Chris has extensive experience in government policy and strategy development, review and program implementation. He has performed a wide array of senior roles leading complex projects from business case development, procurement, process improvement, business transformation and evaluation. Chris’ background includes consulting and advisory services to State and Australian Government agencies in, justice and regulatory services, environmental sustainability and community safety sectors.



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JOAN FITZPATRICK

Joan has 20 years experience as a non-executive director across a range of industry sectors. Her objective is to be a positive influence for improvement and growth in each organisation and her primary areas of focus are strategy, risk, governance and capability. Joan has more than 35 years of commercial business experience holding a range of senior roles. She is an experienced change management leader and has consistently delivered successful business results including strong engagement of people.
A qualified barrister, she has spent most of her working life managing commercial and manufacturing businesses and people. She joined the insurance industry in 1992 in London; and completed 16 years as CEO and Director of the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance in December 2013. As CEO Joan revitalised and expanded the business and its international reach.
Joan is a Fellow of ANZIIF, a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is currently a non-executive director for several organisations.


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PHILIP GENTRY

Philip Gentry has more than 25 years’ experience in leadership positions within financial services, property, agribusiness, international trade, commodities and logistics. He is currently CFO and COO at Equity Trustees after joining them in January 2016 from Grocon, where he was CFO from 2013. Previously, Mr Gentry held positions including Managing Director of Agrium Asia Pacific, CFO of AWB and a number of leadership positions at ANZ Bank in corporate banking, international trade finance and investor relations. Mr Gentry has a Bachelor of Science from the University of New South Wales, an MBA from the International Management Development Institute (IMD) in Switzerland and is a graduate of the Stanford Executive Program.

   

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TONY MAUGHAN

Tony Maughan is General Manager of Australia Division Services at ANZ.
Tony has over 25 years experience in senior roles in the financial services and professional services sectors in Australia and Asia. A track record of success in driving revenue growth across portfolio based businesses, complex problem solving, strategy development and the leadership of transformational change programs. He currently leads a range of execution and enablement teams for the Australian Division of one of Australia’s major banks. This professional career is complemented by active participation in a range of not-for-profit and community interests, with roles that have included: Director, Bicycle Network; Chair, Brunswick Cycling Club Centenary Committee; Committee Member, Mogul Ski Lodge; and Volunteer Mentor for LGPro Local Government Mentoring Program. Tony holds a Company Directors Diploma, Australian Institute of Company Directors, MBA from Melbourne Business School and membership of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. Club level competitive cycling and a family of three children are passions beyond his professional and community pursuits.


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CHRIS MUNRO

Chris Munro is an owner and executive director of Kiandra IT, a Melbourne-based technology company that delivers quality technology services and solutions to mid-market, enterprise and government clients. In his role as Director – Technology Services Chris is responsible for overseeing strategy and delivery across technology consulting, managed services, cyber security and cloud services. Chris leads a team of talented 35 IT professionals spanning technical support, service delivery and professional services. He is chair of the risk committee and is responsible for development and oversight of the company’s information security policy framework.

Chris was awarded the AICD Company Directors Course Award in 2016 and is passionate about cyber security, agility, business transformation and sustainability.


   

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THE HON. TOM ROPER

Tom Roper represents the Greenfleet Board at the Business Council. Find out more about him in the Board section.

 

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ELLIOT SMITH

Currently running the Consumer Deposits portfolio for the Westpac Group, Elliot has a 15-year career in financial services, spanning retail and corporate banking, private equity, strategy, finance, product and transformation. An influential and entrepreneurial leader with proven experience in driving strategic value creation across financial services in Australia and NZ. Experienced in delivering major strategic and transformation initiatives across all aspects of the value chain, including large-scale revenue and productivity programs, strategy development and execution.

 


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