Amanda McKenzie

15 October 2013 — Amanda McKenzie, chief executive of the newly formed Climate Council, will give her first speech since taking on the role to the monthly Sustainability Drinks Sydney on October 16.

Ms McKenzie previously worked as a senior communications advisor to the Climate Commission before it was axed, and is current chair of the Centre for Australian Progress.

She also cofounded and led the Australian Youth Climate Commission, a movement of young Australians dedicated to tackling climate change.

Sustainability Drinks will be held at the Slip Inn, Sydney, Wednesday October 16 at 6pm.

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