Dr Mark Siebentritt
Mark is Director of Commercial and Expansion at Edge, leading grow of Edge's service offering in the Asia Pacific region. He was a co-founder of Seed Consulting Services which merged with Edge in 2019 and is also a Director of agricultural and NRM data acquisition and analytics firm AirborneLogic.
His specialties are in climate change risk assessment and planning, liveable cities, strategic planning and stakeholder engagement. He has experience from a broad range of sectors including state and local government, agriculture, health and energy. He has delivered projects that target urban heat management in NSW, Victoria, SA and the ACT and recently delivered an international masterclass on the topic.
Mark has a Bachelor's Degree in Science with Honours and a PhD in Environmental Science from the University of Adelaide. I have held various roles on non-profit Boards and Committees and I'm a graduate of the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation's Murray-Darling Basin Leadership Program.
His interest in sustainability took off at a young age, influenced by reading David Suzuki's various books, growing up on a small farm in the Adelaide Hills and spending time camping on the River Murray.