Co-founder, Chief Sustainability Advisor and Director at Planet Ark, Paul Klymenko is one of Australia’s leading…
Co-founder, Chief Sustainability Advisor and Director at Planet Ark, Paul Klymenko is one of Australia’s leading environmental advocates.
Paul has worked in the environment sector for more than 30 years, and made a lasting contribution as an environmental campaigner, researcher and ethical investment fund manager.
Paul co-founded Planet Ark in 1992 and has been instrumental in it becoming one of Australia’s most trusted not-for-profit environmental behaviour change organisations, through initiatives such as National Tree Day, the Australasian Recycling Label, Recycling Near You and the recently launched Australian Circular Economy Hub.
He is a member of a number of Boards and committees including the Australian Government’s Ministerial Advisory Group and APCO’s Collective Action Group.
Prior to moving into the environmental field in 1990, Paul spent eleven years in the financial services industry in research and advising roles. In 1986 he co-founded Australia’s first socially responsible fund manager, Australian Ethical which now has over $9b under management. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.