Jacqui Rémond is the Former National Director of Catholic Earthcare Australia, the ecological agency of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (2007-2017) and Co-Founder of the Global Catholic Climate/ Laudato Si’ Movement.
Jacqui graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Education and Science in 1997, a Post Graduate Certificate in Leading Resilient Enterprises in 2014, and is currently undertaking a research doctorate at the University of Notre Dame Australia. Jacqui has worked as an Environmental Educator at Universities, TAFE colleges and Secondary Schools around Australia. Jacqui has spent many years developing partnerships and ecological conversion initiatives to enable the Catholic Church to better care for God’s Creation through advocacy, education, research and collaboration.
With a long history in environmental advocacy, Jacqui previously worked as the Coordinator of the Northern Australia Environment Alliance and served as Chair of Environs Kimberley. In 2006, Jacqui undertook training with Al Gore to become a ‘Climate Change Leader’ and presented Al Gore’s slide show throughout the Kimberley. Jacqui is mother of two children aged 10 and 14 and currently lives in Broome, in north Western Australia.