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Amanda McKenzie


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Amanda McKenzie

Expertise : Climate policyClimate science & impactsClimate solutions

Amanda is a prominent Australian environmental leader and one of the best known public commentators on the climate crisis in Australia.

Previously, she was the Senior Communications Advisor at the Climate Commission and in 2013, alongside Professor Tim Flannery, co-founded the Climate Council following Australia’s largest crowdfunding campaign at the time. Amanda has led the organisation as CEO for the last 8 years. 

Previously, she co-founded the Australian Youth Climate Coalition and has served on renewable energy expert panels for the Queensland and Northern Territory Governments. Amanda was the founding Chair of the Centre for Australian Progress and is a former Board Director at Plan International Australia and the Whitlam Institute. She holds an Honours degree in Law from Monash University and an Arts Degree from Melbourne University. Amanda has won numerous awards including being recognised as one of Westpac’s 100 Women of Influence and a finalist in the Telstra Young Business Woman of the Year Awards.


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