Meet the Australia and New Zealand Team

FSC Australia and New Zealand is a National Office of FSC International. Our dedicated team are passionate about ensuring that the voice of Australian and New Zealand stakeholders are heard internationally through our membership in creating the standards and promoting responsible forest management.

 

552 Victoria St, North Melbourne, VIC
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Damian Paull

Damian Paull

CEO of FSC Australia and New Zealand

Email: d.paull@au.fsc.org

Damian is the Melbourne-based CEO of FSC ANZ, leading and supporting the team to achieve our strategic goals and advocate responsible forest management in Australia and New Zealand. Highly skilled in not-for-profit membership-based organisations, Damian has a background in finance, risk, governance, advocacy and working with key stakeholders including regulators, government departments and Ministers. Damian is fond of exploring and immersing himself in the great outdoors, and in his down time, can be found behind the lens of his camera capturing the beautiful scenic forests and landscapes that the state of Victoria has to offer.

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Stefan Jensen

Policy and Standards Manager

Email: s.jensen@au.fsc.org

Stefan manages FSC Australia and New Zealand’s standards and policy work. The main focus of his work is forest management certification, including the maintenance of our National Forest Stewardship Standard for Australia. Stefan is also responsible for the controlled wood National Risk Assessment for Australia and chain of custody certification.

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Craig Kenney

New Zealand Business Development Manager

Email: c.kenney@nz.fsc.org

Craig manages the FSC’s development in New Zealand. Connecting stakeholders, managing standard development and ensuring the FSC system is well understood represent just a few of his responsibilities. His values merge perfectly with those of the FSC and this has allowed him to thrive in his role. When he isn’t growing the FSC brand, he’s volunteering in pest control and harm reduction roles across the country.

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Patricia Fitzsimons

Trademarks and Partnerships Manager

Email: p.fitzsimons@au.fsc.org

Patricia is a sustainability expert with a background in strategic planning and delivering innovative solutions to wicked problems.Skilled in design thinking and collaborative decision making to generate out-of-the-box thinking, Patricia is focussed on delivering pragmatic solutions to a broad range of issues in the natural and built environment, particularly in the context of climate change. Patricia is focussed on building partnerships across the FSC network, promoting the new ecosystem services procedure and working with the construction sector on the key issue of supply and demand.

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Jennifer McQueeney

Trademarks and Stakeholder Lead

Email: j.mcqueeney@au.fsc.org

Jennifer is an environmental engagement and education professional who is skilled at building community around sustainability and environment issues. Jen is focussed on assisting businesses to build their capacity to achieve positive environmental outcomes through collaborative approaches to stakeholder management. Her work on the FSC trademark program includes strengthening the business networks of FSC and promoting the protection of forest ecosystems.

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Sarah Day

Marketing and Communications Lead

Email: s.day@au.fsc.org

Sarah leads FSC Australia and New Zealand’s marketing and communications, seeking out creative and innovative ways to bring our company voice and vision to life. Tailoring FSC's company purpose to Australian and New Zealand audiences is Sarah's initiative, focussing primarily on expanding FSC ANZ's reach by building collaborative marketing campaigns with stakeholders and creating engaging social media content that speaks to our mission of Forests for All, Forever.

Ashleigh Connery

Ashleigh Connery

Finance & Administration

a.connery@au.fsc.org

Ashleigh is our Finance and Administration Officer responsible for driving best practices in finance and administration management within our organisation, to maximise efficiency and growth. Throughout her years working in office and finance administration, Ashleigh has developed sharp analytical and organisational skills structured with an eye for detail. Originally from New Zealand, she moved over to Australia roughly 20 years ago and has been living in Queensland up until November 2021 when she made the move to Melbourne where she currently studies Psychological Science at La Trobe University.