DevNetJobs logo
Network of International Development Professionals
Over 500,000 members. Join today or
Stella Whittaker
Consultant & Team Leader , Government agency
Sydney, Australia
Climate and sustainability development, plus gender, specialist with over 25 years experience internationally (Asia, Europe, Australia, Pacific, US, China, Japan) seeking short and medium term assignments. Experience engagement specialist. Climate finance specialist. Circular economy/resource recovery/waste expert. Multiple years in Government developing climate and sustainability policy.
Send email Contact Stella Whittaker
Area of Expertise:
  • Infrastructure, Technology, Engineering, Science
Professional Experience:
Stella is a climate and sustainability in development specialist. She is also passionate and skilled in gender issues. She is an experience development Team Leader. Recent assignments include:e ADB Financing Low carbon and resilient Infrastructure in seven Asian Cities (Vietnam, Myannmar, Fiji, Mongolia, Georgia, Bangladesh and China). She is a specialist in sea level rise. She is currently on an assignment as Acting Director Strategic Waste Program in the EPA NSW Government in Australia with a responsibility for steering the EPA’s response to China National Sword. As Senior Executive in sustainability & environment Stella has led large policy and delivery teams in both the public and private sector. She has been Team Leader on many climate development jobs for Multilateral Development Banks in Asia (ADB, World Bank). She has delivered strategic advisory work for both public and private sector clients in sustainability, environment and climate change. She has steered policy, regulatory, assessment and reporting commissions on sustainability, climate change, waste, carbon strategy and energy efficiency for public and private sector clients across Australia. She is a specialist in sustainability & environmental policy & regulation, sustainability strategy & management, consultation/facilitation/engagement, environmental planning, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) and Global report Initiative (GRI) reporting, greenhouse gas & carbon management, climate adaptation planning, resource recovery, climate science translation, climate finance, low carbon cities, green buildings, infrastructure sustainability, and liveable Cities. Prior to joining the private sector as a principal consultant Stella has also been Director of environmental and sustainability policy, in both the NSW and Victorian Government (Department of Environment & Climate Change (NSW) and the Department of Sustainability & the Environment (VIC.
Master degree in European Environmental Policy and Regulation, B Hons degree in Environmental Sciences and Environmental Planning.
Affiliations and Achievements:
Stella has worked with C40, ICLEI, WWF and World Cities (EC)on climate and sustainability
Available for:
  • Internships / Fellowships

    Years of Experience:
    More than 20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    United Kingdom
    LinkedIn Profile:
    Jobseekers: Subscribe to Value Membership | Broadcast Resume
    Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Terms and Conditions | Advertise | Contact us
    Copyright @ 2011,, All rights reserved