BSc(Hons), MSc, MPA, PhD, GAICD
Sustainability Economics, Science & Management
Robert has over three decades of academic and practitioner experience in environmental management, sustainable development and socio-economic evaluation. His experience at the interface of human and natural environments includes Manager, City of Toronto’s, Environmental Protection Office; Principal Policy Economist, NSW Department of Primary Industries; and Director, Conservation Incentives & Design, Australian Government’s Department of Environment. A former Professor at Royal Roads University, Canada, Robert teaches Business Management for a Sustainable Environment in the UNSW AGSM online MBA degree.
Robert’s capabilities include:
INTEGRATING SUSTAINABILITY INTO BUSINESS STRATEGY
– Facilitating understanding that sustainability is a strategic business issue.
DEVELOPING CIRCULAR ECONOMY DESIGNS
– Pursuing shared value creation in sustainability solutions through joint industry and community enterprise.
DESIGNING GREEN BUDGETS & GREEN GROWTH
– Applying natural capital accounting principles to promote economic incentives for conservation & socio-economic wellbeing outcomes.
GUIDING CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY MATERIALITY ASSESSMENTS & PERFORMANCE
– Analysing corporate data on sustainability accounting and reporting on Triple Bottom Line (TBL) or Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) performance.
EVALUATING NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT OUTCOMES
– Monitoring, Evaluation & Reporting on indicators of biophysical and socio-economic wellbeing.
PROMOTING CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION PLANNING
– Working with local councils to consider climate risk information and adaption plans for preparedness.