April 26, 2023

Eco-Markets Australia welcomes Maree Adshead as new Chief Executive Officer

Eco-Markets Australia, the nation’s first independent administrator of environmental markets, is pleased to announce the appointment of Maree Adshead as Chief Executive Officer.
Having achieved outstanding results during the intensity and challenging conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic as inaugural Queensland Small Business Commissioner, Maree Adshead knows how to navigate complex environments and is a passionate advocate.
She is an experienced CEO and lawyer with a breadth of board and advisory experience.
“I can’t wait to get started”, says Ms Adshead, “environmental sustainability and emissions reduction is now a top priority for most business operators and consumers alike.
“I am delighted at the opportunity to bring my experience and expertise to Eco-Markets Australia for the benefit of all Australians.”
Her passion for business sustainability along with her extensive experience advocating on behalf of business and industry will be valuable skills as Eco-Markets Australia’s grows its portfolio of environmental programs and works to amplify the growth of the Reef Credit Scheme.
Eco-Markets Chair, Ms Jo Sheppard welcomes Ms Adshead to the role.
“The Board and I are looking forward to Maree joining our team in what is shaping up to be an exciting time for the organisation.
“Maree brings to the table a dynamic leadership style, strong experience in small business and industry, extensive networks and a sound understanding of regional Queensland.”
“These attributes, along with her genuine interest in sustainability and the future direction of environmental markets will be incredibly valuable for Eco-Markets Australia and ideally suited to help lead Eco-Markets Australia to its next stage.”
Ms Adshead will commence work with Eco-Markets Australia on 8 May 2023.
For more information on how Eco-Markets Australia is driving the growth of environmental markets or to view the Registry of Reef Credit projects, visit www.eco-markets.org.au