Chief Executive Officer
Beyond Zero Emissions
Vanessa is an experienced sustainability leader and is passionate about BZE’s role in developing achievable and affordable solutions for rapidly decarbonising the Australian economy.
Vanessa has close to 20 years’ experience working as a sustainability leader in diverse roles across local and State Government including, infrastructure projects, legislative policy development, major policy reform and waste and resource recovery strategic planning. Notable projects include leading and authoring Getting Full Value, the former Victorian waste policy, and delivering the first Metropolitan Waste and Resource Recovery Implementation Plan, which sets out a practical strategy for reducing reliance on landfills through alternative technologies.
- a Bachelor of Environmental Engineering from RMIT University, and
- a Masters of Environment from the University of Melbourne.