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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

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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 YP Convenor

Ashton Warrick 

Ashton is an Organisational Psychologist with a Master of Applied Psychology (Organizational) and a Director at ORGsight, a Perth-based consultancy specialising in organisational behaviour, development, and custom assessments.

With extensive consulting experience across various industries, including mining, health, education, and legal sectors, Ashton brings expertise in culture, leadership, strategy, inclusion and diversity, and stakeholder and community engagement.

At ORGsight, Ashton leads the development and facilitation of inclusion and diversity initiatives and enjoys helping organisations develop and implement best practice inclusion programs, bettering the lived experiences of their LGBTQ+ employees.

Ashton is also a Director of Pride Professionals, an organisation that facilitates an annual LGBTQ+ Mentoring Program in Perth and launching in Brisbane in 2023. The program supports LGBTQ+ identifying mentees through career guidance and direction, by sharing mentor/mentee experiences, developing goals and forging exceptional mentoring relationships. When not working, Ashton devotes her time to volunteer board and committee roles and spending quality time with her nieces and nephews.

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Public Relations Manager 

Hayden Forsyth

Meet Hayden, a mining professional with over 5 years of experience at Rio Tinto. As a seasoned strategy and business improvement leader, Hayden has a track record of success in driving positive change within the company. In addition to his technical expertise in the mining industry, he is a skilled communicator and problem-solver, able to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams to achieve results.


Hayden is also a proud member of the LGBTQ+ community and has been influential in shaping LGBTQ+ inclusion in the mining sector. He has participated in external programs such as Pride Professionals as a mentor and is passionate about using his platform to promote inclusivity and diversity in the industry. He is dedicated to making a positive impact on those around him, and is committed to creating a more inclusive and welcoming environment for all. With his combination of mining experience, leadership skills, and dedication to the community, Hayden is a valuable asset to the Young Professionals Committee.

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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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Events Manager

Dr Glenda Oh

Growing up, Glenda has always been passionate about sustainability, which is why it encouraged her decision to pivot away from research and towards a career where she can assist her clients on their sustainability journey. Glenda’s qualifications include a PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Western Australia. Even as she pivots away from research, learning does not stop for her, and she has continued to grow her knowledge in the ESG and climate space.


With this role, Glenda is excited to combine her passion for event management and sustainability to spark more awareness and conversations about contributing to a more sustainable world for all.

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