Barbara Nebel

CEO thinkstep-anz

Dr Barbara Nebel

Barbara’s passion is to enable organisations to succeed sustainably. As CEO of thinkstep-anz, a locally owned business, she often describes her job as a translator. Translating sustainability into traditional business language. Together with her team she delivers a full range of sustainability services from strategy and materiality assessments through to detailed Life Cycle Assessments and Cradle to Cradle® projects.

As the convenor for the working group on carbon for Standards New Zealand she contributed significantly to the development of international standards for carbon footprinting.

In her role as President of the Life Cycle Association New Zealand (LCANZ), Barbara initiated the Australasian EPD Programme. She sits on the Steering Group of New Zealand’s Climate Leaders Coalition and serves on several Technical Advisory Groups, including the Australasian EPD Programme, the International EPD System, and Green Building Council of Australia.