Named Australian of the Year in 2007, Tim Flannery is one of Australia's best known climate scientists. His work as Chief Commissioner of the Australian Climate Commission is integral to informing Australians about the science behind climate change.
Samah is currently the Australian Director of The Global Poverty Project. A prominent and respected women's rights and anti-poverty campaigner, she has advised national governments and international organisations on these issues.
Sam got involved with GetUp! in 2007 as a volunteer with their UNSW group and is now their National Director.
Koreti Mavaega Tiumalu
Koreti is the Pacific Outreach Coordinator for 350.org. Growing up in Newtown, Wellington she represents those who will be most impacted by the effects of climate change.
Budding environmentalist Brianna Fruean may only be 15, but she's already represented Samoa at two UNEP conferences and has been actively involved in her community, having organised climate rallies and marches as a corordinator for international climate organisation 350.org
In 2005 Anna Rose was at the UN Kyoto Protocol climate negotiations in Montreal when she decided to set up the AYCC, an organisation to build a generation-wide movement of young people to solve the climate crisis before it was too late. Anna is now an author, speaker, and lecturer at ANU.
Paul is the former executive director of Greenpeace. An activist and social entrepreneur for 35 years, Paul has been inspiring and motivating a global transition to sustainability. He works all around the world with individuals, businesses, NGOs and governments.
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