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Tanya Ha is an award-winning Australian science communicator, environmental campaigner, best-selling author, journalist and broadcaster, diversity advocate, and sustainability and behaviour change expert.
She is a familiar face from her past work as an on-air reporter for ABC TVï¿½s Catalyst and was the ï¿½eco-coachï¿½ in the landmark SBS show Eco House Challenge. Tanyaï¿½s books include Greeniology, The Australian Green Consumer Guide and Green Stuff for Kids. In 2010, she won a UN Association of Australia award for environmental reporting.
Tanya is currently Engagement Director at Science in Public and a board director of Diversity Council Australia and Westernport Water. She also serves on the advisory boards of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science, the Marine Energy Research Centre and the Leonardo Group of Science Gallery Melbourne. She has previously served on the boards of Sustainability Victoria and Keep Australia Beautiful and was Vice President of Science & Technology Australia.
Tanya is an articulate, engaging, warm, informative, entertaining and inspirational speaker. Whether presenting keynote speeches to large audiences or small workshops, she involves her audience and empowers them to act on what they hear. As an emcee, Tanya shows her genuine interest in people and her journalism skills, drawing out the best in speakers and panellists and weaving their input into a whole, rich and coherent story.
Tanyaï¿½s work is based on the principle that science and the environment are relevant to everyone. She is a passionate advocate for promoting the public understanding of science, environmental action, and equity, diversity and inclusion.