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Victoria McKenzie-McHarg

 

Victoria McKenzie-McHarg is the President of the Climate Action Network Australia, and the former Climate Campaign Manager at the Australian Conservation Foundation.

Victoria has led community driven campaigns for government action on climate change and sustainable transport, including campaigns to stop a new coal export industry in Victoria, put a price on pollution nationally, and against fossil fuel subsidies. In 2015 Victoria led the coordination of the Melbourne People’s Climate March – attracting 60,000 people onto the streets of Melbourne ahead of the Paris climate conference.

In 2012, Victoria was listed as one of The Age Melbourne Magazine’s top 100 most influential, inspirational, provocative and creative Victorians for her work leading a legal and community campaign against a proposed new coal-fired power station – a campaign that was ultimately won.

Victoria is a former director of the Moreland Energy Foundation Ltd (MEFL) the current President of the Climate Action Network Australia (CANA).