What to do
Amanda spent 20 years as a hotel General Manager in Australia and Asia with 10 years in Bali, where she came to the realisation that the Hospitality Industry needed to lead the way to Sustainable Tourism. As the Bali Hotels Association, Environment Executive she lead, trained and inspired more than 20 Five- star hotels to gain environmental performance certification before joining The Green Asia Group - a Sustainability Network of professionals throughout Asia. With a BA in Philosophy and a Post Graduate in Sustainability and Futures Thinking, Amanda returned to Australia and created her own consultancy, defining her mantra which is “ to work towards a balance between Profits, Peoples and Planet” naming her business “Sustainable Happiness”.
As Events Sustainability Officer, Amanda works with Tourism Noosa members benchmarking energy, water and waste and leading events teams towards their own environmental action plans to reduce their environmental footprint yearly.