Honoraries and Associates

MSSI benefits from the knowledge, influence and skills of our Honorary Fellows and Associates



The MSSI Associates Program recognises the achievements of innovative champions of sustainability from external groups or organisations outside the University of Melbourne.

  • Guy Abrahams, CEO and Co-Founder, of CLIMARTE: Arts for a Safe Climate.
  • Professor Kate Auty, Chair, Environment Protection Authority (EPA).
  • Grant Blashki, Associate Professor, at the Nossal Institute for Global Health, University of Melbourne.
  • Graeme Davison AO, Emeritus Sir John Monash Distinguished Professor, at Monash University.
  • Ian Dunlop, Governance and Sustainability Advisor, on climate change, energy and corporate governance.
  • Fergus Green, Climate policy consultant and researcher, London School of Economics and Political Science.
  • Tanya Ha, Environmentalist, broadcaster, writer and science and sustainability engagement specialist.
  • David Holmgren, Australian environmental designer, ecological educator, writer and co-originator of the permaculture concept..
  • Carolyn Ingvarson, Convenor of Lighter Footprints, a community climate change action group.
  • Toby Kent, Senior advisor on urban resilience and sustainable development.
  • Geoff Lawler, Strategic Advisor.
  • Assoc. Professor Lauren Rickards, Associate Professor, in the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies, RMIT University.
  • Anna Rose, Australian author, speaker and environmentalist.
  • Michael Spencer, Founding Chair, Alliance for Water Stewardship, CEO Forest Stewardship Council (Australia), Research Fellow environmental governance Monash University.
  • Meredith Sussex AM, Chair of the Fishermans Bend Ministerial Advisory Committee and Lecturer in Urban Governance.