- Director Australia
Prior to joining The Climate Group as its Australia Director, Caroline was Director of Global Sustainability at RMIT University in Melbourne, a unit providing public and private sector clients with strategic research, evaluation and advice around sustainability issues. She has expertise in relation to sustainability assessments, indicators, reporting and sustainable procurement. She also provided specialist advice in relation to the voluntary carbon offset market and organisational carbon management strategies.
During her time at RMIT, Caroline worked to develop third party scrutiny of the voluntary offsets market in Australia, collaborating with the Victorian EPA to produce the first independent online resource comparing offsets - The Carbon Offset Guide. Caroline has worked with a range of Australian businesses, large and small, surveying their carbon management strategies and carbon foot-printing. She has also provided sustainability coaching to the Healthcare sector as part of the Victorian Government’s ResourceSmart program.
Caroline was also previously Deputy Director of the United Nations Global Compact Cities Programme. The initiative is dedicated to assisting cities to address seemingly intractable urban challenges through collaborative governance that engages all levels of government, business and civil society. She will maintain an ongoing role on the Advisory Council of the Global Compact Cities Programme.
You can follow Caroline on Twitter: @BaylissCaroline