PIERS VERSTEGAN – DIRECTOR OF CONSERVATION COUNCIL
GUEST SPEAKER – come along to AGM on 20th March at RSL Hall at 7pm.
Piers is the Executive Director of the Conservation Council of WA (CCWA) – the state’s foremost non-profit, non-government conservation organisation. They are a small team of mostly part time staff and volunteers, with an Executive Committee, and represent more than 100 environmental organisations across Western Australia.
He has been named by the West Australian newspaper as one of WA’s 100 most influential people for his environmental advocacy and community leadership. Piers serves on the Advisory Board for the Curtin University Sustainability Policy Institute (CUSP) and has worked as a senior policy advisor with diverse experience in environmental science, law, politics, and economics. He is committed to supporting communities and individuals in achieving a more sustainable future, especially through democratic participation.
Piers will present an interesting insight into the numerous environmental issues, potential solutions and the status of those issues, including the history and the ways forward.