Adam Weller

Sustainability Manager

Waste Management New Zealand

Sustainability professional with experience in sustainable practices in a business context leading to increased productivity and greater efficiency to transition companies towards a low carbon economy. Completed an MSc in Environmental Management for Business from Hertfordshire University in the United Kingdom. Proven record in business change and stakeholder management to create a culture change to embed sustainability at all levels. History of stakeholder engagement including active participation in sustainability organisations; the Sustainable Business Network, the Environmental Professionals Network and the Packaging Forum of NZ. Strong ability to build effective teams and to lead people with a history of valuing the contribution of employees in sustainable business practices and protecting the environment. Strengths include involvement in the community such as 10 years as a territorial medic with the NZ Army; founder and ex-President of the non-profit New Zealand Live Action Role-playing Society; three years as a Red Cross Volunteer, volunteering with Tiritiri Matangi and Ark in the Park and one of the instructors at the Auckland Sword and Shield Club