Celeste Young is Collaborative Research Fellow at CSES. She is a sustainability/climate change professional who works as a communication and operational specialist with a particular interest in innovation and the use of creative and business processes.
Her primary work focus is with trans-disciplinary projects across diverse stakeholders to build a greater understanding and capacity. She has worked for organisations such BAE Systems, the Western Alliance For Greenhouse Action (WAGA), the Victorian Centre for Climate Change Adaptation Research (VCCCAR) and most recently, Victoria University as a Research Manager and Researcher with the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility (NCCARF) project 'Valuing Adaptation Under Rapid Change'.
Her collaborative program Council Connections was featured in the State Adaptation Plan (2013) and she has been the recipient of a number of awards including Highly Commended Poster, NCCARF 2014, Best overall poster at NCCARF (2012), University of Melbourne, Vice Chancellor's Staff Engagement Excellence Award 2014, (VCCCAR group award), and BAE Performance Recognition Award 2009.
Collaborative Research Fellow, Centre for Strategic Economic Studies, Victoria University
Accessed March 5, 2015: http://theconversation.com/profiles/celeste-young-104658