WGE hires Dave Anderson to spearhead new lighting area

28 January 2014 — Wood & Grieve Engineers have hired specialist lighting designer Dave Anderson to head up their newly established specialist lighting discipline. WGE said the introduction of a specialist lighting discipline was in direct response to client demand and an increase in expert technology being used in the lighting sector. “Rising energy prices […]

Michael Zorbas on the move, to Lend Lease

28 January 2014 – Michael Zorbas is understood to be leaving Grocon to take up a senior executive role with Lend Lease. His new role, as head of external government and industry affairs, will mean a move back to Sydney from Melbourne, and will start in April, industry sources said.. Zorbas’s former role with Grocon […]

Adelaide job offering at dsquared

23 January 2014 – Adelaide based Paul Davy and Deborah Davidson, who launched dsquared in September 2012, are on the search for their second full-time staffer to work in building simulation to assist on major projects. Davy, speaking to The Fifth Estate on Thursday, said the new position would be to create modelling input into […]

Cairns Regional Council hiring

23 January 2014 – Cairns Regional Council is on the hunt for a sustainability coordinator to manage its three person team. The job comes with full-time benefits, which include five weeks annual leave and a nine-day fortnight. The council has an active program to educate and encourage more sustainable housing, commercial buildings and practices. Contact […]

Pangolin appoints Sam Phua, for expansion into airport carbon services

22 January 2014 – Energy and carbon management consultancy Pangolin Associates will make a pitch for airport carbon accreditation services in the Asia Pacific region with the appointment of Sam Phua who has joined the team in the Brisbane office. Dr Phua is a registered greenhouse and energy auditor who is one of only a […]

Metcash making moves in sustainability

20 January 2014 — Metcash Group sustainability manager Louise Rhodes is about to sign up a new full time recruit to her unit, buoyed by a strong focus on sustainability by new group chief executive Ian Morrice, who was appointed in June last year.

Eric Love appointed to new Centre for Organic Research and Education

15 January 2014 – The newly-incorporated Centre for Organic Research and Education has appointed Eric Love as chair. Mr Love is also the chair of STAR Water Solutions, co-chair and founder of EC Sustainable, Secretary of the Stormwater Industry Association NSW, Director of the Organic Federation of Australia and a member of the NSW Organic […]

Enis Ruzdic appointed to University of New England

15 January 2014 – The University of New England  has appointed Enis Ruzdic as environmental sustainability manager. A former program coordinator for the Association of Building Sustainability Assessors, and most recently environmental coordinator for Hayman Island, his new role with UNE’s facilities management department will include initiating and steering a range of sustainability initiatives on […]

Matthew Jones joins Planning NSW as director of public affairs

15 January 2014 – Mathew Jones has joined Planning NSW as director, public affairs, as staffing changes in media and the executive team continue. Mr Jones was previously a director of Parker & Partners, part of the Ogilvy Public Relations group. He has also held roles as chief of staff and media advisor for the […]

Mark Skelsey joins KJA

15 January 2013 – Mark Skelsey left his role as media manager with the NSW Department of Planning and Infrastructure after joining the team in 2005. He will start a new role in February as project manager at North Sydney-based strategic engagement and communications firm KJA (Kathy Jones and Associates), which also employs former ABC […]

Fergus Green joins Nicholas Stern's team in London

15 January 2014 – Fergus Green, former Melbourne lawyer, Lowy Institute climate change commentator and former chair of the Centre for Sustainability Leadership, has joined the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment as a policy analyst and research advisor to Professor Nicholas Stern. The institute, based at the London School of Economics, […]