Lea is a qualified and practised leader across the legal, energy management and sustainability sectors. She is currently focused on driving ambitious policy change that will enable Australia to prosper in a low-carbon economy.
Lea Lewin has been committed professionally to sustainability for over 15 years working across public and private sectors in both commercial and not for profit companies. Currently she is a Senior Policy Advisor at independent think-tank Beyond Zero Emissions. She has significant experience advising government at all levels, corporate and investor groups with a focus on accelerating climate action. Lea’s background includes managing and growing some of Australia’s largest commercial solar portfolios, designing and leading high impact energy savings programs and is actively engaged in driving policy change for a healthier and more resilient housing stock.
Lea also runs her own sustainability practice Treecreds, working with businesses to reduce their environmental footprint through assessing, rethinking and supporting forestry-based carbon projects.
She is also a registered lawyer specialising in intellectual property matters, sits on the Board of Renew sustainable living and is very passionate about mentoring climate champions.