4 New Zealand leaders to follow if you care about a healthy and sustainable future
It is said that who we are is a reflection of who we are surrounded by. The thoughts we have, the things we feel, and ultimately the decisions we make are all influenced by the thoughts, feelings and decisions of the people around us. Now we’re not saying you can’t have any original ideas, because you can! Simply put, it’s important to build the circle around you wisely with like-minded, forward-thinking people that reflect what is important to you.
This is why we have created a list of 4 influential people to follow if health and sustainability are important to you!
Bob Burnett is an award-winning, dedicated change-maker and a genuine individual. Bob has been a leader in energy-efficient and environmentally sound architecture for more than two decades. Bob designed the very first 7, and 10 Homestar rated homes in the country. He has rallied hundreds of other industry professionals to start thinking and acting differently regarding how they approach design and architecture as a whole. Bob has a natural human-first approach which is precisely why he is so good at what he does and passionate about creating a better, healthier, more sustainable future for you and the planet.
Matthew’s mission is simple; to inspire people to make a better place to live. Matthew is an excellent communicator and educator, which is why his podcast, Home Style Green, has become beloved by many (including us). Matthew is a trained engineer and Certified Passive House Consultant and uses his knowledge and passion for sharing the word around the much-needed change(s) in New Zealand’s building industry to create a better place for us all.
Katheren is a multi-faceted entrepreneur and the CEO of Asthma New Zealand. Katheren has shown time and time again her dedication to continual growth and helping to create a better future for all New Zealanders. Katheren has an abundance of knowledge across health and fitness, strategic leadership and sales and specializes in change management. Katheren has made it very clear that she is here to help bring forth change.
Damien is a passionate and driven engineer. Damien has poured his time, effort and expertise into helping re-build Christchurch after the Christchurch Earthquakes and devoted hours to understanding and creating earthquake-resilient homes. Damien has been at the forefront of the Superhome Movement and creating the Healthy Home Design Guide, as he believes that homes should be safe, secure, and still relevant in 30 years.
It’s time to build your circle and build your knowledge. The future is created by all of us.