Our Trustees

This experienced group drives our top-level strategic decisions
Dr Adrian Volders

Dr Adrian Volders

BA, MA (Public Policy), PhD (Environmental Economics), Adj Prof

Adrian was appointed as a Trustee in 2017 and he was a member of the Funds Management Committee from 2014. A committed environmentalist, Adrian was motivated to offer his skills,

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experience and entrepreneurial flair to the nature conservation cause. Widely recognised as an innovative leader in catchment management, Adrian authored the first accredited regional catchment strategy in Australia in the late 1990s, held senior positions in the natural resource management and water industries and led several large-scale environmental restoration and improvement projects.

Ian Callow

Ian Callow

BEng (Agricultural), MS (Hydrogeology)

Ian joined the Funds Management Committee in 2015. He is a water and environment manager with a background in engineering and

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experience in environmental planning, corporate affairs and stakeholder engagement. With experience working with government, corporate, non-government and rural groups, Ian brings a unique mix of technical, scientific and communications experience to the Trust.

Jim McKnoulty

Jim McKnoulty

B App Sc (Surv), CS, MIS Aust

As Queensland President and National Vice President of Greening Australia, Jim has worked to establish links between the development industry and the environment movement,

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to restore natural environments surrounding urban development projects. Jim is founding President of The Australian Green Development Forum and was one of five national finalists in the 2004 Prime Minister’s “Environmentalist of the Year Awards”, for his work in advancing the adoption of sustainable development practices in Australia’s property industry.  In March 2007 Jim was appointed Chairman of the Brisbane Lord Mayor’s CitySmart Taskforce.

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