- Pictured: Vanessa Petrie, CEO Beyond Zero Emissions from January 16, 2017
BZE is delighted to announce that this week we have appointed Vanessa Petrie to the CEO position.
Vanessa comes from an engineering background with a Bachelor of Environmental Engineering from RMIT and a Masters of Environment from Melbourne University.
She has led a varied career with close to 20 years’ experience working as a sustainability practitioner in diverse roles across local and State Government.
Her portfolio has included infrastructure projects, legislative policy development, major policy reform and waste and resource recovery strategic planning.
Vanessa’s most recent role has been the Director of Strategy and Projects at the Metropolitan Waste and Resource Recovery Group.
In that role Vanessa led the delivery of the first Metropolitan Waste and Resource Recovery Implementation Plan, which sets out a practical strategy for reducing reliance on landfills through alternative technologies.
Vanessa is an experienced team leader and is passionate about BZE’s role in addressing the climate crisis. She is excited to work with the amazing national BZE teams to achieve the vision of a zero carbon Australia.
Please get in touch with the BZE Board Chair, Eytan Lenko, or any Board member for media, questions or feedback.