Speakers at The Cleantech Effect 2017

Peter Maddison, Grand Designs AustraliaPeter Maddison, host of the television series, Grand Designs Australia reaching an average 4.5 million Australian viewers annually. Maddison Architects has widely recognised success with 55 architectural and industry awards. In 2014 RMIT awarded Peter a Doctorate of Design Honoris Causa in recognition of his significant achievements and contributions to architecture in Australia.

 

 

Dr Keith Suter, Sunrise Channel 7Dr. Keith Suter, the Foreign Affairs Editor on Channel 7’s Sunrise Program, discussing politics and international affairs, has been appointed as Chairperson of the International Humanitarian Law Committee of Australian Red Cross (NSW) and Managing Director of the Global Directions think tank.

 

 

 

Anthony Burke, University of Technology, SydneyAnthony Burke, Professor of Architecture and Associate Dean of International and Engagement at the Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building at the University of Technology, Sydney. Anthony is recognised internationally for his work in architectural design, curation and commentary and consults to industry and advisory groups on architecture and design, urbanism, and the implications for technology in our built environment.

 

 

Stefan Gerber, Qld Forestry Research InstituteStefan Gerber, qualifications in timber engineering and management with roles in engineering, sales and project management for international building supplies companies. Stefan has come from Switzerland to the Qld Forestry Research Institute and worked as a research scientist before branching out into the commercial sector.

 

 

 

Judene Andrews, UnitingCare Queensland’s Manager for SustainabilityJudene Andrews, UnitingCare Queensland’s Manager for Sustainability, responsible for developing and implementing eco-efficiency initiatives across the organisation and encouraging behaviour change amongst staff and volunteers.

 

 

 

 

Jeff Wehl, the first carbon audit of Bank of QueenslandJeff Wehl, systems integrator and renewable energy specialist. Completing the first carbon audit of Bank of Queensland, working in complex building automation systems and becoming a certified KNX integrator.

 

 

 

 

Nic Jacobson, renewable energy engineer and consultantNic Jacobson, renewable energy engineer and consultant who has worked in Europe, South East Asia, the Pacific and Australia.  He works on a range of Sunshine Coast Council’s technical, project management and energy policy projects providing advice including resource assessment, technology evaluation and selection, project conception, project design, project approvals and project delivery, policy development and board-level advisory.

 

 

Ray Aspey, Manager of Strategy, Innovation and Business Development at UnitywaterRay Aspey, Manager of Strategy, Innovation and Business Development at Unitywater and has led utilities through significant change from privatisation, deregulation of markets and retail contestability.

 

 

 

 

Richard Kirk, National President of the Australian Institute of Architects (AIA)Richard Kirk, National President of the Australian Institute of Architects (AIA), Fellow of the AIA, Adjunct Professor at The University of Queensland, South Bank Corporation Board Member, and Queensland Urban Design and Places Panel Member.

 

 

 

 

Neil Heidon, Senior Product Engineer, GreenStar buildings, NABERSNeil Heidon, Senior Product Engineer, designing building services, GreenStar buildings and NABERS energy efficiency targets with over 30 year’s experience in the HVAC Industry,

 

 

 

 

Peter Bolton-Hall, Independent Property Consultant and Executive Director at Emerge Capital PartnersPeter Bolton-Hall, independent Property Consultant and Executive Director at Emerge Capital Partners, an independent real estate investment and advisory firm

 

 

 

 

 Adrian Just, Architect and Chair of the Sunshine Coast and Wide Bay regions for the Australian Institute of ArchitectsAdrian Just, Architect and Chair of the Sunshine Coast and Wide Bay regions for the Australian Institute of Architects, past President of Cleantech Industries Sunshine Coast.