Meg Argyriou

About Meg Argyriou
  • Head of International Programs, ClimateWorks Australia
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Meg leads ClimateWorks’ international work programs, with a focus on Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands. She designed and leads the organisation’s new agenda-setting program, ‘Pathways to Prosperity: Achieving lowest emissions development and the SDGs’ and has published a number of articles and an issues paper focused on the nexus between climate mitigation and sustainable development.

Previously, Meg led ClimateWorks’ Engagement Team, where she provided strategic oversight for ClimateWorks' stakeholder management, and led the organisation’s communication strategies to advance progress on climate change and catalyse tangible action by business and government. She also oversaw the philanthropic fundraising program, and led the development and launch of ‘Generation Yes’, an engagement and education program focused on galvanising public support for strong climate action.

Meg also led the development of a number of sub-national low carbon growth plans (Greater Geelong, Gippsland, Macquarie Park and City of Melbourne), and co-authored the reports, ‘Improving Australia’s Light Vehicle Fuel Efficiency’, ‘How to Make the Most of Demand Management’ and the ‘Impact of the Carbon Price Package’.

Prior to joining ClimateWorks, Meg worked in government, managing funding programs focused on capacity building. She has also worked for the International Energy Agency, supporting working parties focused on energy efficiency, renewables and clean technology transfer.

Meg holds an MBA with a specialisation in Environmental Sustainability from Deakin University and a Bachelor of Film and Television from the University of Melbourne. She is also an alumni of the Centre for Sustainability Leadership.

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Financing solutions to climate action

27 Jun 2019

Asia faces many challenges due to the acceleration of climate change yet there remains a critical lack of finance from across the funding spectrum, from philanthropists to impact investors who are including this sector in their social investment portfolio. This…Read More

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