Sustainability Officer, City of Norwood, Payneham and St Peters
Naomi Doolette, in her role as Sustainability Officer at the City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters, has been instrumental in implementing a Circular Procurement Pilot Project across the organisation and bringing about behavioural change. She has worked in waste management and education since 2014 in a range of paid and volunteer positions including local government. Naomi holds a Bachelor in Environmental Management and a Certificate IV in Project Management.
Loren Mercier is the Environmental Management Officer (waste and recycling) at the City of Charles Sturt. With over 12 years’ experience within in the waste management sector, Loren has been instrumental in establishing and implementing of a range of strategic waste and recycling programmes for council. Some of her more recent projects include the revamped food waste recycling program, managing the establishment of new suit of waste and recycling contracts and the Circular Procurement Pilot Project.
Industry Relationship Development Manager, QLD Uni
Dr Paul Luckman is the Industry Relationship Development Manager at the School of Chemical Engineering, University of Queensland, and helped to establish UQ Plastics. His expertise spans biopolymer materials research and development, engineering research, research and development, chemistry and materials science. His passion is in progressing the circular economy and providing systematic, holistic solutions to wicked problems, such as the plastic problem.