Mark Wakeham
Australian Program Director, The Sunrise Project and Board Director Sustainability Victoria
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Mark was awarded a Churchill Fellowship in 2020 to study successful energy transitions that support the aspirations of workers and communities in Europe. In particular he studied just transition programs and authorities and the development of the offshore wind industry. Mark works for The Sunrise Project as Australian Program Director and is a Board member of Sustainability Victoria. He has over 2 decades experience working on climate and sustainability policy, campaigns and communications.

He has held leadership roles in the Australian environment and union movements including as CEO of Environment Victoria, and as a Senior Advisor for the Australian Council of Trade Unions.

Mark holds a Bachelor of Arts (History) and Commerce (Economics) and a Graduate Diploma in Adult Education. He is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and lives in Melbourne with his partner and two sons.

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