Our Board

Alexi Lynch | Chairperson

Alexi has 19 years of experience in sustainability and climate change. In 2001 he co-founded the Environmental Jobs Network, which provides information for job-seekers in the growing environmental field. Alexi managed the Cities for Climate Protection campaign, building the capacity of local government to tackle climate change. Since 2009, Alexi has been at Ironbark Sustainability. As business manager, Alexi works with councils on energy efficiency, renewable energy and sustainability projects.

Annie Chapman | Secretary

Annie has had a long-term interest in the environment sector throughout her career, working for many campaigning and advocacy groups. She was a partner at the global consultancy Towers Watson before establishing her own practice and becoming a leading consultant to the UK non-profit sector, specialising in people development. After moving to Australia, Annie changed direction, completing a Masters in Writing and Publishing at RMIT, and now focuses on non-profit publishing projects. Annie also sits on the Board of the Fitzroy Learning Network, has a Diploma in Charity Governance and is a Fellow of the Institute of Community Directors Australia.

Edward Stevens | Treasurer

Edward is a Chartered Accountant who has held various roles in five years of experience in public accounting with a focus on infrastructure advisory, financial reporting and assurance services. He is passionate about helping deliver on sustainable infrastructure and renewable energy projects, and the role that the government and private sectors have in creating a sustainable future. Since 2019, Edward has been a member of the Climate for Change Finance Subcommittee assisting in various financial oversight activities and responsibilities. Edward holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from Monash University.

Susan Phillips | Chair - Governance and Risk Subcommittee

Sue is passionate about environmental sustainability and climate change action. With a doctorate from Oxford University, she has extensive experience in executive leadership and change management roles at the National Institute of Clinical Studies, National Health and Medical Research Council and Therapeutic Guidelines Ltd. She was awarded an Australia Day Medallion in recognition of her work in closing evidence-practice gaps in Australian health care settings. She is currently an Honorary Adjunct Associate Professor within the Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine at Bond University.

Liv Metter | Chair - Fundraising Subcommittee

Liv is passionate about resourcing the climate movement, whether that be through fundraising or empowering people to take action. She was previously involved in campaigns and organising work before becoming the Fundraising Director at the Australian Youth Climate Coalition. She is the co-founder of the Fundraisers Ideas Exchange, a network that supports individuals in the NFP sector to achieve their fundraising goals, and is currently working as a Fundraising Strategist to establish a new organisation into the climate space in 2021.

Kartik Iyer | General Member

Kartik is passionate about harnessing the power of business and finance to solve some of the most complex social and environmental problems in the world. He is currently the Chief Financial Officer at Ability Made, a purpose driven technology company building products and services to empower children with disabilities. He volunteered for two years as Climate for Change's Board Administrator, before being elected to the Board in 2018.

Margot Delafoulhouze | General Member

Margot leads ClimateWorks Australia’s Cities team, catalysing system-level transitions to net zero emissions in the urban environment. She has been driving change in the environment and climate space for nearly a decade, with experience spanning across research, corporate consulting, policy and advocacy. Margot previously worked as Head of Sustainable Cities for WWF France, leading advocacy campaigns and programs on local sustainability transitions. She believes in the power of informed and empowering community conversations to catalyse action to tackle the climate crisis and is passionate about the benefits it creates for the broader community.

Joanna Cary | General Member

Joanna is a lawyer with 25 years experience in environmental law and policy. Currently a Senior Legal Policy Officer at the Victorian Environment Protection Authority, she has worked in a diverse range of organisations including government, leading Australian law firms, large corporates and small business. Joanna has a long history of volunteering in the not for profit sector as a legal adviser, mentor, Australian Youth Ambassador, Board member and Executive Committee member. She is a founding member and current Secretary of Lawyers for Forests Inc, an association of legal professionals advocating for the protection of native forests for the past 20 years.

Kevin Moreland | General Member

Founder of one of Australia’s largest advertising, digital and communication agencies, Kevin has over 30 years’ experience consulting and collaborating with all levels of government. He has played significant leadership roles in the development of globally recognised, evidence-based behavioural and social change campaigns. He believes organisational goals are best served when key audiences are at the centre of strategic development, implementation and measurement. He is a passionate believer in the pivotal role audience-centric, timely and well-executed communication can play to activate and empower individuals and communities.

Board Administrator: Adele Hirst

Our Board's subcommittees also have external members:

Fundraising Subcommittee

Lindsey RitchieLinkedIn Profile
Liv Metter

Finance Subcommittee

Vicky Simister
Edward Stevens

Governance and Risk Subcommittee

Susan Phillips

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We acknowledge the traditional custodians of country throughout Australia, whose sovereignty was never ceded. We acknowledge that Indigenous peoples around the world are at the forefront of climate change, both in experiencing its effects and leading solutions for change. We pay our sincerest respects to all elders, past and present.