Dr Barbara Nebel, Managing Director

thinkstep Australasia (NEW ZEALAND)

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Barbara Nebel is a certified life cycle assessment practitioner, Managing Director of thinkstep Australasia and President and Founder of the Life Cycle Association of New Zealand.

For nearly 20 years Barbara has worked with companies, associations and government departments in Australia, New Zealand, Asia and Europe to implement strategies and systems that effectively link sustainability actions back to tangible business value.

thinkstep develops strategies, delivers roadmaps and projects, and implements leading software solutions, including their GaBi LCA software.

As President of the Life Cycle Association New Zealand (LCANZ) Barbara initiated the Australasian Environmental Product Declaration Programme. She also serves on a number of Technical Advisory Groups, including the Australasian and International EPD Programmes and Life Cycle Assessment on Wool.

Barbara is the convenor for the carbon mirror committee for ISO standards for New Zealand, and co-convenor of the life cycle assessment mirror committee. She is a reviewer and associate editor for a number of journals, including the Journal of Industrial Ecology, the International Journal of LCA and New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science.

Barbara Nebel will be speaking at the session Rethinking value with circular business models.