The common theme running through Bree’s six years at Council is improving the resilience of people and places.
Having started in Community Services, Bree then joined the Resilience team to work on earthquake-prone buildings, and she’s now focused on climate change.
Bree says her work helps Council understand its full impact on carbon emissions “from what we spend our money on, how we build, and how we operate our services”.
The goal is to identify where the Council can reduce emissions, and influence others to do the same.
Bree’s role also supports climate-conscious building around the city, work that aligns to her background in social work and holistic systems.
Her career has spanned many areas, including mental and physical wellbeing, teaching and nature-related projects.
Bree loves learning new things and right now she’s enjoying crafting items from recycled leather.
Peter Jones, Zero Carbon Advisor