PhD, MEnvMan, BA

Dr Sebastian Thomas is a subject expert in the fields of sustainability, strategic management, and climate change. He has extensive experience and significant expertise in organisational innovation, carbon and energy management, and circular economy. Sebastian is an Adjunct Professor at Curtin University, and was previously a lecturer at the University of Melbourne and Senior Fellow with the Australia-Indonesia Centre. Sebastian has consulted to organisations including CSIRO, the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the Australian Department of Energy and Environment, the Pacific Islands Development Forum, Sustainability Victoria, the Aboriginal Carbon Foundation, the United Nations Development Program, and others.

Sebastian is an experienced and transformative educator and facilitator who delivers engaging, constructivist learning experiences to build new knowledge and skills, and identify opportunities for strategic innovation. He applies a risk management approach to build organisational resilience and drive sustainable value creation. Sebastian works closely with clients to achieve corporate priorities and individual success.


  • Doctor of Philosophy (Environmental Economics and Policy), University of Queensland
  • Master of Environmental Management, University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Sydney