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Maria Atkinson

Maria Atkinson


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Member SinceMar 2, 2014CoLab Points (actual)
CountryAustraliaCoLab Points (max. potential)

I advise clients on sustainability and corporate responsibility and stakeholder enaggement. I am a Director of my angel investment business, XO Pty Ltd - which has a particular focus on impact ventures. I invest time and money in innovative start-ups and philanthropic interests and I'm a member of various Boards and advisory groups including; the Holcim Foundation, the St James Ethics Centre, The Global Foundation, the US Studies Centre Council of Advisors and an International Ambassador for 1 Million Women.   I have held global executive management positions at Lend Lease Pty Ltd, and was the Founding CEO of the not-for-profit Green Building Council of Australia. I also served on the Board of the USA and World Green Building Council’s.  I have a Bachelor’s degree from University of Technology Sydney in Applied Science Environmental Biology and in 2009 I received the Australia Alumni Award for Excellence from the University. In January 2012, I was awarded a Member of the General Division of the Order of Australia for service to the construction and real estate sector, particularly as a leader and contributor to environmentally sustainable building development in Australia.


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Maria Atkinson joined the Climate CoLab communityMar 2, 2014