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Seabin Advisory Board Announcement
Seabin are excited to announce Charlotte Connell and Natalie Kyriacou OAM as members of the Seabin advisory board. Charlotte and Nat bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the board with the aim of helping shape the Seabin mission of using impact data to repair the planet.
About Charlotte Connell
Surfer, mother and lousy-but-enthusiastic shower singer, Charlotte is an award-winning sustainability leader. As Ecosystem Director for Australia’s leading climate tech network, Climate Salad, Charlotte helps climate tech founders globally scale through community, connection and collaboration. She’s also Fishburners Expert in Residence for Sustainability and recently developed the Founder Institute’s first global Sustainability Accelerator program. Also a mentor for the NFP Climate Focused accelerator Subak, founding Advisor for Startmate’s Climate Tech Fellowship. An advocate for social change, Charlotte volunteers her time as a board member of Surfers for Climate.
About Natalie Kyriacou OAM
Natalie Kyriacou OAM is a recognised environmental and social impact leader, renowned for her advocacy and expertise in sustainability at both a grassroots and corporate level.
Natalie was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia and the Forbes 30 Under 30 honour for her services to wildlife and environmental conservation and education in 2018. She was the United Nations Environment Programme’s ‘Young Champion of the Earth’ Finalist for her innovation in wildlife and environmental conservation, and in 2022, was recognised as one of The Australian’s ‘Top Innovators’ for environmental impact and ‘Top Green Voices’ on LinkedIn.
Highly regarded for her authentic leadership in the environmental and social impact spaces, her passion and expertise lie in exploring the intersection of nature, climate and social equity issues and how these issues are navigated across commercial, political, and community landscapes.
She is the Founder and Chair of wildlife and environmental organisation, My Green World, a Director at climate and nature firm Pollination, a Board Committee member at CARE Australia and the former Australian Director of Sri Lanka-based NGO, Dogstar Foundation.
Natalie is also a freelance writer and public speaker, her passion and expertise lie in exploring the intersection of environmental and social equity issues, enhancing biodiversity outcomes, and amplifying young and diverse voices and grassroots initiatives in climate and nature conversations.
As a climate and nature advisor, Natalie previously supported the formation of PwC’s ESG business, and has experience advising corporate, government, and nonprofit clients across sustainability strategy, biodiversity and climate policy, and social impact initiatives. Natalie has authored and co-authored a range of papers, including PwC’s national report on ‘the value of an Australian biodiversity market’ in 2022.