Our Tribe

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Our volunteers are spread out across the world. Hover over each country to see where they are based.

Research Team

This team works with the academics and experts in the field, researching, analyzing and evaluating the natural and social sciences informing the sustainability field.

Morris

Project Lead, Researcher

Morris D Fedeli has three decades of industry experience in helping organizations achieve success through the application of new emerging innovative business models and technologies.

Veena

Business Analyst

Veena’s background is in Taxation and Management giving her the ability to manage and analyze data. She has a passion for reading, social work, and feeding the homeless.

Binu

Researcher

Binu is a passionate sustainability professional with over eight years of experience in ESG research and ratings. By supporting THRIVE, she wants to help contribute towards ecological sustainability for life on earth.

Amrita

Urban Writer

Amrita Kambo’s background is architectural design. Holding a PhD in Regenerative Design, her research explores how to integrate nature into the built environment.

Martin

Researcher

Martin works as a Research Assistant at the Graz University of Technology, Austria. He investigates sustainability oriented business models of start-ups as well as examining the drivers that motivate start-ups to embed social and/or environmental sustainability in their business models.

Support Team

This team works closely with each of the other Teams to provide support services from administrative through to technical and operational support. 

Geoff

Software Developer, Audio and Video Engineer

Geoff is a self-trained software developer, video, and audio engineer and has contributed hundreds of hours to the founding of THRIVE in the areas of programming, web development and digital art.

Femelyn

Sanity and Satiety Supervisor

Femelyn is a free spirited, brave lady who has learnt how to survive in less than fortunate circumstances. who has developed an interest in curtailing famine, food waste and poverty in regional areas of Asia.

Sima

Team Assistant

Sima has computer engineering, management and training qualifications, from Multimedia University in Malaysia and Blekinge Institute of Technology in Sweden, enabling her to deliver successful administration management duties.

Development Team

This team develops technologies and tools in aid of resolving some of the world’s greatest challenges by applying the latest in science and technology.

Sebastian

Software Developer, Machine Learning

Sebastian is a passionate and purposeful engineer, currently pursuing a Masters in Information Technology majoring in data science at UQ.

Pedro

Frontend Software Developer

Pedro is a software developer with background in web development and shop-floor industry integration. He is a curious person that enjoy learning different technologies and participate of projects from different backgrounds.

Ali

Software Developer

Ali is a Solution Architect from software engineering background with leading experience and innovative mindset. Ali is passionate about sustainability and giving back to the community using his tech skills and experience.

Marketing Team

This team facilitates the dissemination of pertinent content in the field of sustainability across blogs, channels, publications, forums, and via social media. 

Hannah

Graphic Designer

Hannah is a freelance Graphic Designer with nine years experience who works to ensure a consistent brand across all elements of the project, key information is easily digestible and the overall user experience of the website and platform works to its best abilities.

Varun

Digital Marketing and Media

Varun is a “jack of all trades” with a background in marketing, business administration, AV production, and data analytics. He’s avid about using his diverse skill set to increase organic traction for the project as an SEO specialist and lends a hand in delivering compelling blogs and video productions on the importance of thrivability.

Pavel

Marketing, Social Media and Digital Media

Pavel is a marketing expert with experience in creating awareness and value for multinational brands. He is applying his skills in THRIVE to build awareness for the project and provoke actions towards ensuring better wellbeing of the Earth and thrivable future for humanity.

Marian

Digital Media Strategist

Marian is our Digital Media Strategist who is no stranger to dealing with orchestrated disinformation and astroturfing. She has a real interest in using social media for social good through data-driven campaigns that create meaningful connections.

Content Team

This team works closely with research and marketing teams to ensure that quality content is collated and presented in an easily digestible way, informing the reader or viewer and inspiring them to act for the greater common good.

Thomas

Science Writer, Youth Representative

Thomas is a third-year chemical and environmental engineering student at the University of Queensland and volunteers as an author for the THRIVE Project. Thomas presents a technical understanding that gives him the ability to simplify and better communicate complex topics.

Khishge

Policy Writer

Khishge Oyundelger is a passionate learner and volunteer writer, who has completed her master degree in public policy and diplomacy at ANU. Being mindful of the environment, she likes to live as minimalist as possible and she is motivated to contribute herself for the pursuit of sustainability.

Isabelle Coster

Isabelle

Environmental Writer

Isabelle is a passionate and enthusiastic lover of the natural world. She is currently completing her final year studying a Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management at the University of Newcastle, majoring in ecosystems and biodiversity.

Sofia

Engineering Writer

Sofia is a student studying a joint degree in chemical and biomolecular engineering and environmental science at The University of Sydney. Having always loved animals, the natural environment and fashion, she has grown a deep passion for more circular, sustainable, and ethical textiles.

Joshua

Content Writer, Youth Representative

Joshua is a Content Writer and medical laboratory student in Nigeria, who aims to transform complex ideas into simple messages and spread positive information that will stop negative practices and, in turn, build providence and sustainability.

Magali

Science Writer, Youth Representative

Magali is a Science Writer aiming to bring together her understanding of biological sciences and passion for the protection of the planet to create relatable, thought-provoking articles for the audience.

* Furthermore THRIVE Project includes a number of external researchers, academics, policy groups, software testers, interns, advisory group members and more not listed above, and is affiliated with a number of collaborating partners worldwide.

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