2017/2018 Committee


The Sustainability Society is currently seeking several additional committee members to join us for our 2019 year. We would like to invite both experienced and newer practitioners who are interested to get in contact with the Secretariat before the end of November.    

Warner Brunton

Warner is Technical Director responsible for Mott MacDonald’s Sustainability and Building Services team in New Zealand, and specialises in integrated environmental sustainability for the built environment. He has a particular interest in close collaboration with clients, architects, consultants and project stakeholders to enhance whole of life sustainability outcomes based on proven and pragmatic solutions. 


Alan Brent

Professor Alan Brent is the Chair in Sustainable Energy Systems at Victoria University.

Since 1995 he consulted to a variety of industry and public sectors in a number of countries in the fields of environmental engineering and management. His research focus now revolves around sustainable technology management, with an emphasis on the energy sector.


Caleb Clarke Caleb Clarke

Caleb Clarke is an Environmental Engineer who is focused on the design of green infrastructure and environmental restoration projects as well as being a Director of Morphum Environmental.



Ed Clayton 

Ed is an experienced hydrologist and is the Environmental Science Service Leader at Pattle Delamore Partners.


Monique CornishMonique Cornish

Monique is the Senior Sustainability Specialist, Risk, Resilience and Responsibility at Tonkin + Taylor. She works with project teams and client organisations to maximise the environmental and social value generated by projects, and to measure outcomes on a whole-of-life basis to build the business case for sustainability initiatives.


Karen Creagh

Karen is committed to help bring about positive change for a healthy planet and creating thriving, resilient equitable communities.  Having been with Auckland Council Environmental Strategy and Policy for the last five years, Karen is now working as a freelance sustainability consultant focusing on change in urban development and design, ecological restoration and conservation, ecological economics, action research and social innovation. Karen has a PhD in Environmental Management from the University of Auckland.



Kat is currently the Sustainability Manager at Lion focussed on supporting the organisation’s sustainability efforts in New Zealand and overseas around three sustainability pillars focus around responsible consumption, ethical and environmental production and building strong and inclusive communities.



Richard Taylor (Treasurer)Richard Taylor

Richard is passionate about water – the efficient use of water, protecting the environment and enjoying water in our recreation and is a Principal Water Engineer at Thomas Civil.



Navin Weeraratne

Navin is the Engineering Lead with Awa Environmental. He believes infrastructure, when planned and delivered holistically, to be a key component of liveability and quality of life within a community. However if delivered on misinformation and short-sighted political objectives, infrastructure can also lead to the demise of a vibrant and liveable community.



Sam Archer

Sam is a Sustainability Consultant and Mechanical Engineer with over 17 years experience in the Construction Industry. He is currently Director of Market Transformation at the New Zealand Green Building Council with a responsibility for running their sustainability and energy assessment tools.

He has a particular passion for sustainable housing having spent 6 years creating and managing the sustainability framework for a 3000 home development for the University of Cambridge in the UK. 




TSS Committee nomination form (95 KB PDF)
AGM rules (31 KB PDF)
The Sustainability Society’s Charter (49 KB PDF)

General enquiries should be directed to the Society’s Secretariat


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