We are lucky to have a great team of staff, volunteers and workshop facilitators. They draw on a vast wealth of knowledge and skills to guide and advise local residents and businesses in the many ways to reduce environmental impacts. Get to know our core staff.
Senior Environmental Officer
Jenny has been working as a Senior Environmental Officer at the GLC since 2012. Her qualifications include a PhD in Sustainable Futures from the University of Technology Sydney. Her thesis, recently published as a book, <em>Community Action and Climate Change</em>, combines her interests in personal and community-level environmental action and behaviour change with sustainability policy development.
Jenny is an experienced environmental/ sustainability educator, writer, workshop facilitator and project manager. Her current work at the GLC is focused on a residential energy program to assist local residents to reduce their energy use and adopt low carbon lifestyles.
Pilar commenced as a volunteer at the GLC in 2010, trained up as workshop facilitator and we are lucky to have her as our Engagement Officer on board now. Pilar has a Post Graduate Diploma in Sustainable Development and has expertise in engaging multicultural communities in sustainability in the Sydney Metropolitan area. She demonstrates a high level of knowledge in communicating climate change management and adaptation in the community sector as well as liaising with community organisations and local governments in order to create partnerships and collaborations for sustainability projects. An Environmental Educator for more than 5 years, Pilar has experience developing and coordinating community environmental educational programs for the Ethnic Communities Sustainable Living Project and facilitating energy efficiency workshops, especially for CALD communities.