ROBERT GALE

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.