Paul is Principal at Think Sustainability, launched in 2020 and building on Paul’s career in sustainability, communications, consultancy and science. Paul’s has accumulated a broad and diverse range of knowledge and experience directly applicable to large and small organisations across a range of sectors.Read More
Paul is Principal at Think Sustainability, launched in 2020 and building on Paul’s career in sustainability, communications, consultancy and science. Paul’s has accumulated a broad and diverse range of knowledge and experience directly applicable to large and small organisations across a range of sectors. Before launching Think Sustainability, Paul delivered sustainability advice and projects for Telstra, Westpac, Sydney Metro, Newmont, Newcrest, Hydro Tasmania, Brambles, Sydney Airport, Macquarie Bank, Select Mutual, Nestle Oceania, Stockland, Mirvac, Fuji Xerox, Charter Hall, BUPA and other well-known companies.
From 2018 to 2020, Paul was Head of Market Capability at ISCA, leading its training and advocacy activities. Prior to this role, Paul worked on the Sydney Metro Northwest rail link as the project’s Senior Sustainability Manager delivering the ISCA rating. Paul has also worked at KPMG-Banarra, one of Australia’s most respected sustainability consultancies, helping a range of well-known Australian and multinational clients with their reporting, materiality, supply chain, community engagement and sustainability management approaches. Paul has also delivered training courses for the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI).
Paul has 25 years’ experience in corporate communications and reporting, undertaken 40+ assurance engagements, written award-winning sustainability reports, and contributed to sustainability and integrated reporting standards. He has worked in sustainability strategy and risk management, sustainable supply chains, supplier codes of conduct, and supplier audits. He is a regular commentator, writer and speaker on contemporary sustainability issues, and a trainer in infrastructure sustainability, sustainable procurement, change management, reporting and auditing.
Patrick Ilott is a sustainability professional with more than 20 years’ experience working for internationally renowned consultants and contracting organisations on large infrastructure assets and projects throughout Australia and the United Kingdom.
A proud Wollongongian, Patrick now resides in Perth and is the managing Director of Perspektiv. Patrick is focused on building the best sustainability consultancy in Australia and is committed to helping others find a better way.
As an experienced ISAP and an ISCA Verifier, Patrick is ideally placed to be a trainer. But perhaps most important is the fact the Patrick loves to engage, share, network and have fun with other people, admitting that he ‘much prefers training, facilitating and empowering others to do good, to doing ‘‘real work’’.
Rob is a Senior Principal with Nation Partners with over 20 years’ experience delivering sustainability and climate change advisory projects in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.
Rob has extensive experience with the Infrastructure Sustainability ‘IS’ rating scheme. An inaugural Board Director of the precursor to the Infrastructure Sustainability Council, the Australian Green Infrastructure Council, Rob was also on the Global Review Panel for development of V1.0 the ‘IS’ rating scheme. He is an IS Accredited Professional (ISAP) and IS Verifier, having undertaken over twenty verifications across Australia. Rob also performed the Infrastructure Sustainability Professional role on Western Program Alliance and Bayswater Grade Separation.
With regard to project experience Rob was the Sustainability Manager for Nunawading Grade Separation in 2009 and from 2010 to 2012 for the design phase of the $5 Billion Regional Rail Link project. In 2014 the project won the Premier’s Sustainability Award for Buildings and Infrastructure. He also led the IS rating response for the successful Cross Yarra Partnership bid for the Melbourne Metro Rail Stations and Tunnels PPP and more recently established the sustainability approach for the Warrnambool Line Upgrade.
At a strategic level, Rob prepared Northern Horizons – 50 year Infrastructure Strategy for Melbourne’s North as well as the off-road cycle strategy Northern Regional Trails. He also has extensive experience in climate resilience, having led climate change risk assessments for Metro Tunnel and delivered engagements with the Asian Development Bank on embedding climate and disaster resilience in project formation and design.