Green Gown Awards Australasia 2015 Leadership - Winner

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Professor Grant Guilford – Vice Chancellor

Victoria University of Wellington

Professor Grant Guilford is the current Vice Chancellor of Victoria University of Wellington. Since taking the role in February 2014 he has already made a significant impact in the area of sustainability. He has established a new role of Assistant Vice-Chancellor (Sustainability), integrated sustainability into the strategic plan, driven the decision to divest from fossil fuels and led sector wide lobbying of central government on climate change targets. Through his decisions and actions Professor Guilford has raised the profile of sustainability at Victoria, created a mandate for staff and students to get involved and motivated wider action.