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  Vinod Daniel, President, CEE Australia Inc.
Vinod Daniel is the CEO of India Vision Institute (India) and IndHeritage Pty Ltd (Australia). Executive Director of Brien Holden Vision Pvt Ltd (India), Chairman of AusHeritage (Australia’s International Cultural Heritage Network), Board Member of the International Council for Museums (Committee for Conservation) and an Advisory Committee Member for the International Council for Biodeterioration of Cultural Property.

He was a Board Member of the Australia India Council (Department for Foreign Affairs and Trade) for the period 2005-11, Visiting Fellow at the Sydney based Lowy Institute for International Policy (2011), Adjunct Professional Associate, University of Canberra (2005-07) and Visiting Fellow, Australian National University (2005-07). He was awarded the 2009 Indo-Australian Award for Meritorious Service by the Indo Australian Association and the ICOM Australia award for International Relations in 2011.

Vinod has published over 80 papers in leading journals and conference proceedings on various aspects of cultural heritage and public health. He has a very strong interest in Australia India relations and has extensively communicated cultural heritage and public health issues through many media articles and key note addresses in international forums especially in the Asia Pacific region.
 
 

Dr. Prithi Nambiar, Executive Director of CEE Australia Inc.
Educated at Dalhousie University,Canada (Masters in Development Economics) and Osmania University, India (Masters in Economics), Dr. Nambiar has a PhD in International Communication from Macquarie University, Australia. She worked as economic consultant at FAO's Bay of Bengal Project in Chennai before joining CEE's Ahmedabad office in 1993. She established CEE offices in Bangalore and in Kannur, Kerala. Moving to Australia in 1999, she set up CEE Australia Incorporated in Sydney in 2001.Dr. Nambiar has initiated and managed a wide range of projects and programs in the area of education and communication for sustainable development and has scripted and produced several documentaries including two films commissioned by UNESCO on DESD. She has written extensively on conservation and development issues and has managed a media campaign to conserve one of India's unique sanctuaries. She is a member of the World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) and IUCN's Commission on Education and Communication. Dr.Nambiar also teaches media and communications units at Macquarie University.

 
 

Kartikeya Sarabhai, Founder and Director, CEE.
Kartikeya V. Sarabhai is the Founder Director of the Centre for Environment Education (CEE), established in 1984 as a centre of excellence of the Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of India. CEE is the Nodal Agency for implementation of UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development in India. He is a member of the UNESCO Reference Group for UNDESD as well as a member of the International Steering Group for the End of the Decade Conference 2014. He is the editor in chief of the Journal of Education for Sustainable Development.

Kartikeya Sarabhai was a member of the Indian delegation to United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) at Rio in 1992 and World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) at Johannesburg in 2002 and was the co-author of India's report for UNCED. He has been closely associated with communication initiatives of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), especially those connected with Ozone.

Kartikeya Sarabhai has long been associated with IUCN, and was the chair of South and South East Asia IUCN Commission on Education and Communication and is currently the Vice-Chair of the Indian National Commission of IUCN. He is a member of the Earth Charter International Council. He is a member of National Executive Committee for facilitating the implementation of strategic objectives of the “UN Decade on Biodiversity (UNDB) 2011-2020” by National Biodiversity Authority. He is also a member of the Governing Council of National Mission of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan which is the Government of India’s flagship programme for achievement of Universalization of Elementary Education. Under his leadership, through Paryavaran Mitra, a nationwide environmental leadership programme, CEE reaches to about 20 million school students in India.

The Government of India awarded the Padma Shri in 2012, in recognition of his exceptional and distinguished service in the field of Environmental Education. In 2013, he was given the Olive Green Crusader award by IAA (International Advertising Association) for his contribution in the field of environmental education and education for sustainable development. He received the Tree of Learning Award from The World Conservation Union in 1998 in appreciation of his contributions to the field of environmental education and communication. In 2005, The Indian Institute of Human Rights presented Mr. Sarabhai with the World Human Rights Promotion Award. Under Kartikeya Sarabhai's leadership CEE has been awarded the Indira Gandhi Paryavaran Puraskar in 1997 by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India; Global Level Award for ‘Outstanding Services to Environmental Education’ by the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) in 2005 and United States Environmental Protection Agency 2009 Stratospheric Ozone Layer Protection Award.

 
  Syd Smith
Syd Smith is the former manager of the Environmental Education Unit (NSW Department of Education and Communities) and was chair of the committee to develop the 2001 Environmental Education Policy for Schools. Along with a joint government team from Education and OEH he developed the AuSSI program for Australian schools. He is a former chair of CEE Australia and Vice Chair and board member of Keep Australia Beautiful (NSW), and a member of the Australian Association for Environmental Education (AAEE). Syd is also president of the Australian Federation of Societies for the Study of Society and Environment (AFSSSE). He currently works as a consultant in Environmental Education to government, local councils and universities. He is a credited Senior Advisor to the international Environment and School Initiative group (ENSI) and was part of the steering committee to develop the Australian National Environmental Education Statement (NEES). He, along with a team from Education and OEH, introduced the Sustainable Schools Program in NSW and worked on CEE's Global Communities for Sustainability Project (GCS). Syd’s main background is in curriculum with experience in presenting to groups in Thailand, China, Denmark, India and Austria. In 2011 he was made an Honorary PhD from Rajabaht Phranikorn University in Bangkok for his work in Environmental Education in Thailand.
 
 

Raka Garg
Raka Garg has a doctorate in Business Management from the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, India,  and the ESSEC Graduate School of Management, France. She has also worked as Strategic Research & Planning Manager with Energy Australia, contributing to the formulation of appropriate corporate initiatives consistent with corporate policy, government directives and customer perspectives on environment and energy.