A conversation with Tim Jarvis AM

A conversation with Tim Jarvis AM

Feb 28
CEDA welcomes Tim Jarvis AM as he speaks to CEDA Trustees about the lessons he has learned throughout his various expeditions, and will talk about leadership, problem solving, teamwork, change management and goal setting in an organisational context.


Tim Jarvis AM, Polar Explorer, Author, Filmmaker, Environmental Scientist

Event overview

This briefing is by invitation only to CEDA Trustees. Trustees are senior leaders nominated by CEDA member organisations. At CEDA boardroom briefings Trustees hear from an informed, expert guest speaker in a private, small group setting. Invitations to boardroom briefings are a valued benefit of CEDA membership. Chatham House Rule applies.

Meet the speaker

Tim Jarvis AM
Polar Explorer, Author, Filmmaker, Environmental Scientist

Tim’s childhood love of the outdoors has led to his career as an environmental scientist and in leading expeditions to some of the world’s most remote places. With more than 25 years of experience in both disciplines, Tim has a wealth of knowledge about what it takes to lead teams to perform at the highest level. Tim is involved in environmental advocacy work with conservation charities WWF and FFI, patronage of Nature Play SA whose goal is to encourage children to spend more time in nature, and his board position with Zoos SA – leaders in endangered species conservation.

Tim’s roles with partner organisations include advising on technological and social solutions to sustainability issues for global engineering firm Arup, provision of climate change and sustainability advice to Australia’s largest insurance broker Steadfast, his position as Global Brand Ambassador for leading outdoor apparel manufacturer Kathmandu and head of the adventure advisory panel and on the advisory board of the Australian Geographic Society.

Tim holds Masters degrees in environmental science and environmental law. He was conferred a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for services to environment, community and exploration in the 2010 Australian honours list and was voted Conservationist of the Year in 2016 by the Australian Geographic Society.

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