Dr. Fabiano Pallonetto
UCD Sustainable Energy Community / Energy Institute
Dr. Fabiano Pallonetto is the chair of UCD Sustainable Energy Community and a Energy
Institute Researcher with more than ten years’ experience in the energy and transport sectors.
An Taisce Climate Ambassador Programme
Gary Tyrell is from The Climate Ambassador programme is Ireland’s first ever initiative to train and
support individuals taking action on climate change.
School of Biology & Environmental
Science, and Earth Institute UCD
Associate Professor Mary Kelly-Quinn is a freshwater ecologist and lecturer in the School of
Biology & Environmental Science, University College Dublin
We Are the Ark.
Mary Reynolds is a reformed Irish landscape designer, bestselling author of ‘The
Garden Awakening’ and nature activist. Chelsea Garden Gold Medal Winner
Dr Patrick Orr
UCD School of Earth Sciences, UCD
Dr. Paddy Orr is a Palaeobiologist with varied research interests. Principal research areas taphonomy of exceptionally preserved fossils , and the use of trace fossils in reconstructing ancient marine ecosystems.
Dr. Peter Ernest Wigand
Earth- & Eco- Systems Expertise for Environmental Modelling and Restoration & University of Nevada, Reno, and Desert Research Institute.
Dr. Peter Wigand has 44 years of experience in western North America, Northeastern Africa and the Central and Eastern Mediterranean in the fields of archaeology, paleoecology, and paleoclimatology, and geomorphology.
Eanna Ni Lamhna
Environmentalist, Broadcaster, Lecturer and Author
Eanna Ni Lamhna has degrees in Botany and Ecology from UCD and worked for 14 years setting up the Irish Biological Records (now the National Biodiversity Centre) She is currently the Vice -President of the Tree Council of Ireland
UCD Earth Institute and School of Biology and Environmental Science, UCD
Tasman Crowe's research characterises individual and combined impacts of multiple stressors on marine benthic ecosystems. He has also worked on biomonitoring, eco- engineering, invasive species, protected areas and the cultural value of ecosystems.
Dublin Food Corporation
Aoife Hammond is the General Manager at the Dublin Food Cooperative. She has worked with DFC for the past 11 years, she is focused on sustainability and community and believes that change in relation to climate change begins at a community level.
Multi-award winning interior designer Gwen Kenny has more than 25 years of experience and has earned a reputation for excellence based on her personal approach, innovative creativity, and unwavering commitment to sustainability.
Dr. Eoin Syron
Dr. Eoin Syron is OxyMem`s CTO with a patent on Membrane Aerated Biofilm Reactor which lead to the creation of OxyMem, a UCD Spin Out. He is also currently an assistant professor in UCD continuing research on wastewater treatment and energy.
Community Reuse Network Ireland
Claire Downey is National Executive with Community Reuse Network Ireland, an all-Ireland umbrella body representing community based reuse and recycling organisations.
Crowley Carbon & Cool Planet
Norman Crowley is CEO & Founder Cool Planet is Listed among one of Ireland's top entrepreneur’s and was nominated in the 2011 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year. Also founded Carbon Crowley and Cool Planet Experience.
World Vision Ireland
Deirdre Carolan coordinates World Vision Ireland ‘Make Ireland Sustainable For All’,an EC-funded project to raise awareness and promote action on the Sustainable Development Goals
The Rediscovery Centre
Laura Niessen works as a researcher in the Rediscovery Center. She is working on research regarding reuse and circular practices in Ireland, circular economy policy and the Sustainable Development Goals.
Conscious Cup Campaign
Sorcha Kavanagh is the coordinator of the Conscious Cup Campaign which was initially started by a group of volunteers. She is also a Climate Ambassador since 2017.
TCD / Spark Change
Vincent Carragher is a researcher at Trinity College Dublin (TCD) and also a representative of Spark Change.