Corey Peterson spent 16 years supporting science in Antarctica before emigrating to Tasmania. 

He has worked at the University of Tasmania since 2009 advancing from Sustainability Officer to Chief Sustainability Officer charged with advancing a holistic organisational sustainability agenda.

He was on the University of Tasmania Governing Council from 2012-2020 and is the current President of Australasian Campuses Towards Sustainability (ACTS). 

He has also served on the Board of several community organisations, including Sustainable Living Tasmania for ten years (five as President), is a graduate of the Tasmanian Leaders Program and has joint Masters Degrees in Environmental Science and Public Administration.

In this interview, he talks about how his work in Antarctica equipped him for his lifelong battle to promote sustainability.

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