She has experience across the academic, public service and not-for-profit (NFP) sectors, with a particular interest in improving policy to facilitate change. Prior to Nous, Tenaya worked in communications and research for an arts and environmental charity. She has worked on in-depth reports, business strategies and implementation projects for state and federal governments, informed by complex stakeholder engagement.
Tenaya previously worked in communications, media and research for Green Music Australia, a charity promoting sustainability and climate justice in the music sector. She collaborated on development of an industry-first guide on artist sustainability, worked with 10 multi-day music festivals on an expansive alliance tackling waste reduction, and analysed the prevalence of climate-conscious themes in popular Australian music.
Tenaya has used geographic information systems to analyse land use for urban development possibilities and identify areas climate change resilience across the ACT.
She holds a Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics and a Bachelor of Environment and Sustainability from the Australian National University.
|Tenaya is exploring new places, skiing or curating oddly specific playlists on Spotify.