Speaker Bio: Robin Mellon is a leading expert on property, supply chains and sustainability in the built environment.
After years with private sector businesses, Robin worked with the Green Building Council of Australia from 2007-2015 to drive the adoption of the Green Star rating system. As Chief Operating Officer, his role involved spearheading the GBCA’s advocacy
and international work, as well as leading education, events, marketing, and communications teams.
Robin sat on the World Green Building Council’s Policy Task Force, chairing its Asia Pacific Network. He collaborated with Austrade over many years to showcase Australian green building capabilities around the world and mentored a number of countries
through the process of establishing their own green building councils.
From 2016-2019, Robin was Chief Executive Officer of Australia's Supply Chain Sustainability School. The School is an industry-led initiative that provides free learning resources to improve supply chains in the property, construction and infrastructure
Currently, Robin is CEO of Better Sydney, as well as NSW Program Manager for Better Building Finance, working with NSW councils to help them enable and run their Building Upgrade Finance programs; enabling this legislation makes it easy for businesses
to upgrade buildings to be more sustainable.