is the Manager of the Climate Change and Clean Energy Program at the Australian Conservation Foundation - which he has led for the past four years. Since completing an Economics and Politics Degree at Monash University, Gavan has been an environmental and climate activist in Australia’s NGO sector for 25 years. His career includes several positions within the Australian Greens, including Director of Campaigns and Communications for then party leader Richard DiNatale, and ten years at The Wilderness Society as both Northern Australia Program Manager and Victorian Campaigns Manager. He has participated in three UNFCCC Conference Of Party (COP) meetings – Poznan (2008), Paris (2015) and Madrid (2019). In 2004 he was awarded ‘Wild’ magazine’s ‘Environmentalist of the Year Award.’ He enjoys surfing, hiking and cycling. Currently Gavan is Melbourne based.