Bachelor Degree in Environmental Studies, Masters Degree in Protected Area Management
Nathan’s career has been in Conservation, Business and Management. He worked for the Tasmanian Government and Bush Heritage Australia before becoming one of the founders of the Tasmanian Land Conservancy. Nathan was the CEO of the Tasmanian Land Conservancy for 10 years before founding and managing his own software company. Nathan serves on the boards of several not for profit organisations in Tasmania.
Bachelor of Science, Master of Environmental Studies
Anni has been a member of SLT since 1982 and Board member from 2001. She has extensive experience and skills in investigation, establishment, policy, planning, management and evaluation of World Heritage Areas, national parks and reserves in Tasmania. Anni is currently Planning Services Manager with the Parks and Wildlife Service.
Bachelor of Arts (Hons), PhD (Human Geography)
Anna brings over 25 years of experience in sustainable urban development, climate change and resilient systems research and practice. She has contributed to numerous planning and decision-making processes, and innovative behavior change programs via her work in the private, public and higher education sectors, and has held ministerial appointed government board positions in NSW and Tasmania. Recipient of a number of awards for her work in Climate Change and sustainability (research, education and planning practice), Anna is a specialist in resilient city and sustainable transport planning with RED Sustainability Consultants. Anna rejoined the Sustainable Living Tasmania Board in 2016. She was previously a Board member between 2009 -2012 during which she was Vice President 2010-2012.
Bachelor of Economics
Phil Anstie joined SLT and became a Board member in 1991 (when the organisation was called the Tasmanian Environment Centre). He has served as Treasurer for many of the 20 years he's been on the Board. He joined the Tasmanian Conservation Trust (TCT) in 1996 and was Treasurer until 2009 when he became President. Phil was a founding member of the Tranmere-Clarence Plains Land and Coast Care Group in Hobart and still serves on their committee. Phil initially practiced as an economist with the State Government. Later he switched to the Federal Government and finished his remunerated career as an insolvency practitioner with the Commonwealth Attorney General's Department.
Bachelor of Arts (Hons), Diploma of Education, Master of Arts
Margaret was executive officer of the Tasmanian Environment Centre/Sustainable Living Tasmania for 13 years and oversaw the transition from an organisation involved primarily in education in natural environment issues to one committed to urban sustainability and helping households and communities travel their sustainability journey. She is now 'retired' and is principally engaged in community climate change activism and supporting refugees when she is not working in her food-forest garden.
Bachelor of Law
John has been a member of SLT since the late 1970s and on the Board from the early 1980s. John studied law at the University of Tasmania and was admitted to practice law in 1970. He did his articles at Piggott Wood & Baker (now PWB Lawyers). After six months practising in Devonport, John joined the Crown Law Department (conveyancing section), and later the Public Trust Office. In 1974 John entered the Tasmanian State Parliament, serving as a Labor member for Denison. Subsequently John established his own legal practice, specialising in personal injury and general civil litigation. John is an active member of many community organisations: the Tasmanian Conservation Trust, the Australian Labour party, the Moonah Branch of Rotary and Moonah Promotions Inc.
Masters of Environmental Science and Public Administration, Diploma of Information Technology
Corey has been a member of SLT since 2005, on the Board from 2006 and served as President from late 2009 until early 2013. Corey has been active in sustainability issues in Tasmania since arriving via an Antarctic research vessel in 1996. He is a graduate of the Tasmanian Leaders Program and led MacKillop College's award-winning sustainability efforts in water conservation, renewable energy projects, and food garden for a number of years. In 2010 Corey took up the position of Sustainability Officer at the University of Tasmania, becoming Sustainability Manager in 2011. In 2013 he was elected to a two year term on the University Council.
Masters of Business Administration, Bachelor of Science (Hons), Grad Cert Organisational Change, Diploma Project Management
Shane moved to Tasmania in 2001, and completed a BSc(Hons) in wind farm feasibility from UTas in 2002 whilst working as an Environmental Consultant in the minerals and energy industry. He’s undertaken several project, change and business management qualifications over the past 15 years, and consults to private and government-owned entities on matters of environmental compliance and renewable energy. As a Director and founder of several small development companies, Shane brings with him on-ground experience in running start-ups, managing stakeholders and attracting investment for environmentally and socially responsible projects. He has a passion for sustainable development, and believes Tasmania is well-positioned to increase its economic, environmental and social credentials within our global community.
Bachelor of Science, Grad Dip (Hons) Antarctic studies
Alicja has spent her career in various data management and information management roles in government and non-government organisations. She currently works for Hydro Tasmania, managing a broad team of Business Intelligence specialists, a small GIS group and Enterprise Content Management experts who are focused on delivering a broad range of capability. Alicja is an active cyclist with an interest in sustainable transport. As an active commuter for most of her 20 years living in Tasmania, Alicja has experienced the benefit of this form of transport for most of her working career. Alicja was involved in a project with Hydro Tasmania last year, looking at how to address electric and plug in hybrid vehicles in Tasmanian government fleets.
Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws with Honours in Law, Masters in English Literature
Emily was admitted as a legal practitioner in 2000. Since then she has worked in legal practice, legal policy in the Justice Department and as a legal research officer in the Supreme Court. She is currently working as an investigator for the regulator of the legal profession in Tasmania. Emily is a gardener and has a deep love for the Tasmanian environment and interest in its future.
Bachelor of Economics
Kirstan rejoined the Board of SLT in 2016, having previously served on the Board including as the Treasurer. She has worked previously in Tasmania, interstate and overseas for government and non-government organisations, specialising in financial risk management, internal audit and economic research and policy. Kirstan owns and runs a retail store ecoHaven, which specialises in sustainable and ethical products.