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Author and former National Manager of Earth Hour.


Anna Rose is an author and climate campaigner who helps people use their time, talent and treasure to tackle climate change.

Current Work

Anna is currently the Strategic Projects Officer at Farmers for Climate Action. She is also an advisory board member of the Australian Geographic Society, and a Director of the Aussie Farmers Foundation and the University of Queensland’s Global Change Institute.

Anna is author of the book Madlands: A Journey to Change the Mind of a Climate Sceptic and co-starred in the ABC documentary ‘I Can Change Your Mind on Climate Change’.

Previous Experience:

Education: Anna previously convened the Vice-Chancellor’s course in Leadership & Influence at the Australian National University. She is a Visiting Fellow at the ANU Climate Change Centre and an Associate of Melbourne University Sustainable Society Institute.

Awards: She is a former Churchill Fellow, former Myer Foundation Innovation Fellow, and a recipient of the Sierra Club’s Earthcare award for her services to international environmental protection. She was the Australian Geographic Society’s Conservationist of the Year 2015 and was a finalist in the Australian of the Year Awards the same year.

Appointments: Anna is a former Director of Solar Citizens and Green Music Australia. Anna was the National Manager for Earth Hour with WWF-Australia and before that founded the Australian Youth Climate Coalition whilst she was at University.

Talking Points

Understanding the Environment and the Climate Crisis

How to Become an Eco-Friendly Business

Connecting with a Younger Generation: How to inspire a generation

The Corporate Talk: Turning ideas into reality, start-up/activation, being a visionary, and leadership

Anna is a very natural speaker with a true passion - this comes across beautifully in her speech, in the Q&A and all general conversations with her. She speaks clearly and communicates her matters in a balanced manner but very inspiring way. AMP Capital

Anna captivated our audience from the outset, with her infectious enthusiasm, ability to break down complex issues in a meaningful and eloquent way, and practical examples of how she turned a passion for social change into campaigns which engaged a nation of young people.

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