Our people

Senior staff

Alison Rowe

Chief Executive Officer

Board member since: 2016

Alison was formerly the Global Executive Director Sustainability for Fujitsu, where she created and implemented the global strategy for sustainability. Alison is a well-known public speaker, respected thought leader, and winner of the Business Leader of the Year by Climate Alliance in 2013.

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Helen Eveleigh

Zero Carbon Evolution Program Manager

Helen leads the implementation of the Zero Carbon Evolution strategy, an ambitious community endorsed plan to significantly reduce carbon emissions across Moreland by 2020. She works closely with Moreland City Council and the Moreland community.

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Sam Ferraro

Chief Operations Officer

Sam supervises the reporting of accurate financial information for MEFL management and Board, ensuring that MEFL is financially viable and able to deliver our core activities.

He also assists all business units to achieve their specific financial goals, and ensures that incoming and outgoing payments are correct and timely.

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Victoria Hart

Head of Delivery

Victoria is responsible for overseeing MEFL’s suite of programs including specialist areas of community engagement, energy efficiency, sustainable energy supply, carbon neutrality, urban development, zero carbon strategies and the delivery of energy assessments and energy upgrades to those most vulnerable in our society.

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Rachel Maddocks

Head of Engagement

As the Director of Engagement and part of the MEFL leadership team Rachel is responsible for promoting awareness of MEFL and our services to all client-stakeholders and the broader community. Specifically, MEFL’s overall strategic approach to content marketing including digital strategies, marketing communications, public relations, community engagement activities, brand and events.

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David Meiklejohn

Executve Officer, NAGA

David Meiklejohn is the Executive Officer of the Northern Alliance for Greenhouse Action. David has previously worked extensively in sustainability behaviour change programs, both as a consultant and within government in Australia and the UK. In addition to his work for NAGA, he is also completing a Ph.D on how local governments use community engagement programs to respond to climate change.

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Claire O’Driscoll

Manager, Healthy Homes

Claire is the manager of the Healthy Homes program which will complete energy efficiency upgrades of 1,000 low-income homes across Victoria. The program aims to measure whether making a home warmer and drier during winter can lead to improved health outcomes for the occupants.

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