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 YOUNG PROFESSIONALS

Welcome

The UNAA Young Professionals Network is a collective of like-minded individuals from across the public, private and not-for-profit sectors, brought together by our common passion for the work of the United Nations. Our mission is to connect, empower and build the skills of young professionals to achieve the United Nations Association of Australia’s mission of creating a safer, fairer and more sustainable world.

MEET THE COMMITTEE

Meet the Committee

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Convenor

Charlotte Moss

With a passion to make a difference, Charlotte has sustainable development goals aligned with her core values. Charlotte is determined to connect, empower and build the skills of young professionals to achieve the United Nations Mission by leading the Western Australia Young Professional committee.

 

Charlotte is an engineering and leadership professional delivering a technical, complex and safety-critical multi-million-dollar portfolio within the mining and rail industry. Charlotte has over 11 years of experience in the industry, a Bachelor of Engineering and a Master of Business Law. Her experience working overseas in Russia, India, Sweden and Finland provides a strong cultural awareness and insight into global issues.

 

Previously recognized by the UNAA WA for her work in gender diversity, Charlotte is determined to create awareness of existing issues and make a change. Charlotte received the Women in Technology Western Australia Award (WiTWA) in 2021 for her impact on the industry and her community.

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Deputy Convenor

Louise Tomlin

Louise Tomlin is an experienced sustainability and safety young professional with 13 years of expertise in heavy industries and small-medium businesses. Her focus recently has been integrating Net Zero commitments, modern slavery due diligence, strategizing change for Australian First Nations reconciliation action and implementing waste improvement strategies. Before this, she was a site-based safety and environment advisor and carbon emission accountant.

 

She holds a Bachelor's in Environmental Science, Master's in Occupational Health and Safety, and is pursuing an MBA with a Leadership Scholarship. Louise's passion since a young age has been in enriching culture and lessening the daily impact on the environment. An avid and long-time volunteer, Louise is looking forward to sharing a proactive approach to addressing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals with the WA Chapter United Nations Young Professionals.

Meet the Committee

Kaitlin Le Roux

Secretary

Kaitlin 

Originating from South Africa Kaitlin spent her formative years witnessing firsthand the experiences of people living in lower socioeconomic environments and impoverished communities. This upbringing ignited within her a genuine concern for human rights, having later developed an interest in exploring the intricate dynamics between climate change and poverty. 

 

Currently in her final semester pursuing a dual degree in Law and Biomedical Sciences, Kaitlin has garnered valuable insights across various legal domains, including employment law, criminal law, and family law, through roles at esteemed law firms. 

 

Additionally, participation in internships at professional services firms, furthered her interest in modern slavery prevention. Kaitlin's commitment lies in elevating living standards and fostering greater societal awareness of pressing social issues, as she endeavors to contribute meaningfully to the community.

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Partnerships Manager

Holly Escott

Since having career aspirations, Holly has always had sustainability and the environment at heart. Combined with a need for practical solutions satisfying environmental, social, and financial outcomes Holly believes in thinking globally and acting locally. Holly has worked across multiple industries and in volunteer roles contributing to sustainable community initiatives, including driving the UN development goals.

 

Holly’s formal qualifications include a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management and Sustainability and an International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (NEBOSH). To continue to expand her knowledge, backed by over 14 years’ experience in OHS, environment and business improvement, Holly has returned to university to study a Masters in Renewable and Sustainable Energy Engineering.

 

In recent years, Holly has moved into business development roles, using problem-solving and relationship-building to deliver optimal outcomes for clients. Through relationships and awareness Holly hopes to contribute to increased depth and breadth of awareness for young professionals on all the subjects that matter to them most.

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