The head of Frasers Property Australia’s green energy business, Paolo Bevilacqua, has been named the new vice chair of the International Living Future Institute’s (ILFI) board of directors.
Mr Bevilacqua is currently the head of Real Utilities, which is the property company’s carbon neutral energy retailer and utilities business.
He is also the chair of Australian branch of ILFI, the Living Future Institute Australia.
There’s also a new board chair of the international group, Anthony Guerrero, who is chief real estate and sustainability officer at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). Biophilic design expert, Amanda Sturgeon, has also resigned as chief executive officer of ILFI after nearly 10 years.
Cbus Property has a new sustainability manager, Marc Gillespie. He joins the property arm of the super fund developer from Vicinity Centres, where he was sustainability manager– environment for five and half years. He’s also held corporate sustainability roles at Australia Post.
Mitchel Watson has taken a permanent role at the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning. He was formerly at the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions, and was on secondment at the environment agency last year.
He’s now the program manager of the department’s energy programs.
Diana Callebaut has left her role at Cbus Super to join TCorp, the investment arm of the NSW government, as head of real assets.
Prior to her role head of infrastructure at the super fund, Ms Callebaut worked at KPMG in Sydney for seven years. Before that, she worked for various investment banks and venture capital organisations in Australia and overseas.
Global lime and limestone company Graymont has brought on Anika McManus as director, corporate affairs, environment & sustainability APAC.
She’s had a varied career, including a five year stint as group sustainability leader at Lion Co, and seven years as Evolution Mining’s external and Indigenous relations group manager.
Brendan O‘Malley is now business development manager at CSIRO’s Data61, the Australian government’s digital research network.
For those interested in working in mass timber, Tasmanian timber producer Timberlink will build a cross laminated timber (CLT) & glue laminated timber (GLT) manufacturing facility in South Australia or Victoria, employing as many as 50 people once it’s up and running.
Our pick of the jobs:
World Vision Australia is looking for an economic empowerment manager, who will lead a team that aims to bring the most vulnerable individuals and communities economic empowerment. The role will be based in Melbourne.
Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia (ISCA) is looking for a non-executive independent director infrastructure industry – Australia & New Zealand. ISCA is a not-for-profit body that runs the IS Rating Scheme, a certification standard for benchmarking sustainability performance across the life cycle of infrastructure assets.
Mott MacDonald, an engineering firm that’s been involved with projects such as Sydney Fish Markets and Adelaide Festival Square, is looking for a built environment sector lead.