Low Carbon Australia’s vision is that Australia embraces its natural assets of renewable energy, land and clever, creative people to create vibrant, sustainable and prosperous communities with zero net carbon pollution.
Low Carbon Australia works in partnership with a range of organisations and individuals to design and deliver transformational strategy, policy and projects.
Tristy Fairfield, Director
Tristy’s career has focused on delivery of transformational climate change, renewable energy and carbon farming projects; she has worked on climate change and related issues since 2000. Her experience ranges from political advocacy and grassroots activism to senior roles in a large mining company, a small-cap ASX renewable energy company, electricity utilities and the Western Australian State government.
Tristy holds a BComm (Accounting and Finance), a MSc (Renewable Energy) and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Corporate Governance. She is a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia and the Australian Institute of Energy.
Tristy has a long track record of Not-for-Profit governance with a focus on environmental and climate change organisations and is currently on the board of the Bibbulmun Track Foundation.
Tristy believes Australia has a unique opportunity to be a world leader in the transition to a low carbon, environmentally sustainable community, while maintaining its prosperity and opportunities. She is committed to maintaining alignment between her values and work and enabling others to do the same.