Rob is a coastal geomorphologist by training; he taught Environmental Science and Physical Geography at Melbourne State College and Melbourne University, then for twenty-eight years he has presented television weather. In his professional life he works as an environmental and communications consultant and is Executive Chairman of Access Environmental Pty Ltd. and a Principal of Blue Marble Media. He is also a company director, and a published author and a photographer.
He is the President of Greening Australia Victoria and national Vice-President, Chairman of the Mornington Peninsula and Westernport Biosphere Reserve Foundation Ltd. and a member of the Victorian Coastal Council. Rob is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and an Inaugural Fellow of the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand. He is the savewater® ambassador and was Environment Ambassador to the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games.
Rob has been a local government councillor and was a councillor of the ACF. He is also the Patron of the Geography Teachers Association of Victoria, Wildlife Victoria, Life Education Victoria, a Mentor of the Environmental Jobs Network and has been made a Life Ambassador for Australia Day.
Rob Gell is a uniquely qualified individual who has the respect of government, business, environmental groups and the community for his approach to sustainable development. Importantly he is also an excellent communicator who can get the message across.
Client Comments for Rob Gell
Rob Gell travels from Victoria Australia
- All feedback was positive regarding Rob Gell's presentation. Delegates really liked his presentation and wanted more!
Australasian Cemeteries and Crematoria Association
- Rob was excellent. An great speker who really knows his topic and a good entertainer when presenting. We were very pleased with htis professionalism and interaction with attendees during morning break.
Australian Corporate Lawyers Association
- Thank you for your informative presentation on Sustainability – Global Picture to the staff of the Catholic Education Office Melbourne (CEOM)... Thank you also for participating in the question and answer session after the presentation.
Your clear, direct, practical and authentic description of the principles that guide your work and the ways you implement them was inspiring and will provide a guide for our work in this important area. The enthusiastic response of our staff clearly indicated how you engaged and challenged them.
May I take this opportunity to wish you every success in your future work. Thank you again for your enlightening presentation.
Catholic Education Office
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"The back up from you company was very good especially when we needed to discuss the topics of the presentation with Alastair."
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