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Dr Jenny Pope Fellow

Dr Jenny Pope, Fellow

Dr Jenny Pope is Director of the Western Australian consultancy firm Integral Sustainability, which provides consultancy services to Government and industry on the integration of sustainability concepts into decision-making processes, with a focus on delivering positive sustainability outcomes from major projects. She is also Senior Lecturer in Environmental Management at Edith Cowan University in Australia, and Associate Professor in Environmental Management at North-West University in South Africa.


Biography:

A chemical engineer by training, Jenny’s practice builds upon her practical early career experience in industrial and corporate environmental management, particularly in the wastewater and the oil industries, in Australia and internationally.

In 2007 she was awarded her PhD from Murdoch University for her research into the evolution of processes for the sustainability assessment of complex and strategic projects, and she is now recognised internationally as a leader in the field of sustainability assessment. Jenny continues to combine her consultancy practice with academic roles. She has been a tutor on CISL’s Master of Studies in Sustainability Leadership since its inception in 2010, and currently also holds positions at North West University in South Africa where she contributes to a Master’s programme in environmental management, and Curtin University in Western Australia. Her current areas of research interest include strategic-level planning and assessment; social impact assessment and management; corporate social responsibility and the contribution of the resource sector to sustainable development; systems and resilience-based approaches to sustainability planning and assessment; and participatory sustainability.