Green Industries SA Board

Green Industries SA is a statutory authority with an appointed board established under the Green Industries SA Act 2004 (SA).

Board members have knowledge and experience in the following areas through their involvement in business and government:

  • waste management, resource recovery and green industry ecological sustainability
  • commercialisation of goods or services, entrepreneurship and business development
  • corporate governance
  • community engagement
  • marketing

Mr Kevin McGuinness (Presiding Member) - has more than 20 years’ director/executive management experience spanning ASX listed, private companies and the not-for-profit sector and has held senior finance and operations roles across a broad range of industries and sectors.

Ms Juliet Brown OAM - has significant experience in business and law in industries including insurance, health, transport and superannuation in both the public and private sectors. From 1999 to 2004 she held the position of Chief Executive of Thompson Playford, one of South Australia’s largest commercial law firms. Ms Brown has extensive experience as an independent non-executive director.

Dr Tracey Dodd - is an environmental sustainability and innovation expert in South Australia with a Masters of Public Policy and a PhD. She is and has been a lecturer and tutor at both the University of Adelaide and University of South Australia and is published extensively for her work in sustainable innovation.

Ms Leila Henderson - is an active member of the South Australian business community, having focused her skills and experience in entrepreneurship and media to help other entrepreneurs succeed. She has over 15 years of hands-on experience developing successful IT businesses that makes it faster, easier and cheaper to automate business processes.

Mr Vaughan Levitzke PSM - Chief Executive, Green Industries SA (ex officio) and previously Chief Executive, Zero Waste SA. He spent 10 years with the SA EPA, focussing on regulation in the waste sector, litter, container deposit legislation, eco-efficiency and industry sustainability.

Mr Paul Sandercock - is an entrepreneurial leader and senior executive with over 25 years’ experience in industries including consumer electrical, communications, automotive, medical devices, defence, engineering and research and development. He has strong links with research partners and has held senior appointments with several state and federal government councils.

Dr Anne Sharp - is Associate Professor at the Ehrenberg-Bass Institute for Marketing Science at the University of South Australia. She heads the Sustainable Marketing research of the Institute and has a particular interest in evaluating government interventions encouraging behaviour change for improved environmental outcomes.