Big River Impact Investment
Monash Sustainable Development Institute & ClimateWorks Australia
John Thwaites is a Professorial Fellow, Monash University, and Chair of the Monash Sustainable Development Institute (winner Banksia Award Research and Academia 2018) and ClimateWorks Australia.
He is also Chair of Melbourne Water and the Peter Cullen Water and Environment Trust and a director of Fair Trade Australia New Zealand.
John is a Co-Chair of the Leadership Council of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (“SDSN”) launched by the Secretary General of the United Nations to provide expert advice and support to the development and implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.
In 2013, John was named as one of the 100 Global Sustainability Leaders by ABC Carbon Express.
John Thwaites was Deputy Premier of Victoria from 1999 until his retirement in 2007. During this period he held various Ministerial portfolios including Health, Planning, Environment, and Climate Change. He was the Minister for Water during the Millennium drought.
Topic: How Monash University Demonstrated its Commitment to Zero Emissions with Green Financing By Issuing World First University Climate Bond
Social Enterprise Finance Australia (SEFA)
Omega Global Investor
Executive Director-Impact Investing
Social Venture Australia
Executive Director - Investment
Clean Energy Finance (CEFC)
Technical Director - Sustainabilty
Director of Energy Finance Studies, Australasia
Institute of Energy Economic & Financial Analyst
ANDREW DE SOUZA
Workshop Facilitator/ Technical Training Consultant
Australian Financial Market Association
Head of Investment
Brightlight Impact Advisory
Impact Investing Australia
Waranga Green Energy
Topic: How Green Financing Helps to Reduce Financial Costs for Waranga Green Energy