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William Syddall

William Syddall is an environmental sustainability professional with 10 years’ experience in helping organisations to understand, report on and manage their environmental risks. Currently Senior Manager of Environmental Sustainability at UNSW, William previously worked with CBRE, Uk’s NHS and Bureau Veritas. William is a Full Member (MIEMA) of the Institute for Environmental Management and Assessment.

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Anirban Ghose

Anirban Ghose graduated from the University of Sydney in 2016, completing a double degree in Mechatronics Engineering and Nanoscience. His final year honours thesis was investigating the application of GPU based parallel computing to improve traditional path planning techniques for robots. He joined the SMaRT centre team, as an engineer, at the end of 2015…

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Vinita Chanan

Vinita Chanan is the Director of the PLuS Alliance and a specialist in partnership development, partnership management, bid and tender development, project and contract management. Vinita is a partnerships management professional with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education and international development sectors. Skilled in Negotiation, Sustainable Development, Business Planning, Analytical Skills, and Coaching….

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Joe Barba

Joe Barba, a Logistics and Community Development Professional, currently serves as the Sr. Donation Drive Coordinator for Goodwill of Central & Northern Arizona. Over the past four years, Joe has played an instrumental role in the growth of donation acquisition for one of the largest nonprofits in Arizona.

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Justin Kacer

Justin Kacer is an experienced corporate sustainability specialist regarded for developing and implementing strategies to improve sustainability performance. He collaborates with Sprouts leadership to develop sustainability vision, mission, goals, and strategies while also conducting sustainability materiality assessments and executing the identified sustainability strategies. He was instrumental in developing and implementing Sprouts’ Food Rescue Program and…

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Dominic Papa

Dominic Papa is the Executive Director, Institute for Digital Progress and Center Scholar, Center for Law, Science and Innovation, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. Dominic Papa is the Executive Director and Co-Founder for the Institute for Digital Progress (iDP). He founded the nonprofit organization in 2015 with the mission to transform the Greater Phoenix…

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Trevor Root

Trevor Root graduated from Boise State University with a degree in Civil Engineering. Since then, he’s been fortunate to have been involved in a wide variety of engineering projects, including: municipal water/wastewater infrastructure, roadways, coal and gas power plants, utility scale solar, power transmission, solid waste, military construction, industrial facilities, and commercial sites. Trevor is…

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David Hertzberg

David Hertzberg is an entrepreneur focused on sustainability and waste diversion.  Founding Sonoran Waste Disposal in 2005, David grew the company from one truck and a few containers to a multi-million dollar per year regional waste company servicing some of the most prestigious customers in Arizona. David continues to participate in new ventures that move…

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Annie Hukill

Annie Hukill is a Marketing Specialist, Stryker’s Sustainability Solutions Annie is an experienced marketing specialist under Stryker’s Sustainability Solutions team. She focuses on developing more effective ways to elevate the healthcare industry within the realm of sustainability. She is the founder and lead for the internal Green Team, maintains a customer-facing program aimed at increasing collection…

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Colin Tetreault

Panel Moderator Colin Tetreault is an Instructional Professional, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability Colin Tetreault is an accomplished sustainability business, policy, and senior scholar practitioner. He drives revenue and sparks innovation, mitigates and manages risk, and advances brands and causes. He serves as Principal for S2 Consulting, LLC, an innovation-driven sustainability and management consulting firm….

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