Our Team

Rose Read

Rose Read

Director

UTS Institute for Sustainable Futures

John Gertsakis

John Gertsakis

Director

UTS Institute for Sustainable Futures

Prof Damien Giurco

Prof Damien Giurco

Director

UTS Institute for Sustainable Futures

Dr Nick Florin

Dr Nick Florin

Principal Adviser

UTS Institute for Sustainable Futures

Tim Powell

Tim Powell

Director Communications

Cox Inall Communications

Louise McGrath

Louise McGrath

Director

Australian Industry Group (Ai Group)

Tennant Reed

Tennant Reed

Principal Adviser

Australian Industry Group (Ai Group)

Rachael Wilkinson

Rachael Wilkinson

Senior Adviser

Australian Industry Group (Ai Group)

Specialist Advisers

In addition to core Centre staff and associates, a group of Specialist Advisers is involved in projects, whitepapers, training, tools, and information resources across diverse areas of technical, environmental, commercial and legal expertise. From design and manufacturing, through to OH&S, logistics, marketing and digital innovation, the Centre’s Specialist Advisers will be utilised as required project by project.

Advisers hold experience and knowledge across several areas of capability relevant to achieving stewardship success, including:

  • Design, innovation and alternative stewardship approaches
  • Reuse, repair, recycling and resource recovery
  • Sustainability strategy and environmental management
  • Supply chain and logistics management
  • Product life cycle management and life-cycle assessment
  • Governance and organisational models
  • Business planning and financial/economic analysis
  • Compliance including OH&S and regulatory monitoring
  • Digital technologies and tools
  • Risk management and legal expertise on competition issues
  • Community and Indigenous engagement, communications and marketing

Currently, advisers are being drawn from the following organisations:

  • Bestrane
  • Clean Up Australia
  • Design Institute of Australia
  • Equilibrium
  • Future Industries Institute (UniSA)
  • Good Design Australia
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Monash University Design / Blue Sky Creative
  • RPS Group
  • Selerant
  • ThinkNewsBrands
  • Uplift Consulting
  • Verus
  • WSP

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