Beyond Zero Emissions welcomes new CEO Chris Arnott

Beyond Zero Emissions is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Arnott to the role of CEO.

17 July 2020

Beyond Zero Emissions is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Arnott to the role of CEO.

Arnott will lead Beyond Zero Emissions towards achieving our mission of seeing Australia thrive through the transition to a zero-emissions economy.

Arnott is an entrepreneur with a background in water and natural resource management. He has founded and grown a number of successful consulting firms, most recently Aither, and is a thought leader in management and leadership.

Arnott is a current Director of the Peter Cullen Trust, a former Deputy Chairman of the Victorian Catchment Management Council and former Chair of Engineers Without Borders Australia.

Beyond Zero Emissions’ Chair Eytan Lenko said “We are thrilled to welcome Chris to Beyond Zero Emissions at this critical point for our organisation. Our Million Jobs Plan has had a big impact on the public debate around economic recovery. Chris’ commercial and leadership experience, combined with his deep networks and experience in the environment sector, will ensure that BZE grows our influence and fulfils our mission of ensuring that Australia thrives through a transition to a zero-emissions economy.”

Chris Arnott said: “I am delighted and honoured to be appointed to the CEO role, and energised to work with the Board, staff, volunteers and partners as we transition the Australian economy.”

‘’Since inception, Beyond Zero Emissions has developed practical pathways to a zero emissions future for a range of industry sectors and regions. The Million Jobs Plan has continued that success and I’m looking forward to building upon that at this critical time for the economy, community and the environment“ Chris Arnott said.

Chris Arnott will commence on the 20th of July 2020.

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