Meet our Keep Australia Beautiful Victoria team!



Program Manager 

Simba overseas KABV’s volunteer programs including Stationeers, Adopt a Roadside, and Corporate Volunteering. With experience in business, hospitality, and entertainment, he thrives in organisations united by a common purpose.

Simba’s love for creativity, leadership, and the environment drives his commitment to building a sustainable future. He understands the significance of community in achieving collective goals and excels in empowering diverse groups of volunteers.


Stakeholder Engagement Manager

Emma has over 10 years of experience in event management with a degree in Natural Resource Recreation and has a passion to create a more sustainable environment.

Emma’s interest in working for a nonprofit came after doing an internship with the “W.O.L.F Sanctuary” managing and planning their fundraising events to support the wolf-dog breeds that were given a second chance at life. Emma lives in Melbourne and loves supporting communities to Keep Australia Beautiful Victoria.




Kartik has more than 14 years of experience in accounting roles, including 6 years with the Private Clients practice of PwC Melbourne, covering all aspects of external financial reporting and financial due diligence. Kartik possesses strong analytical skills, has a versatile understanding of business operations and processes. He will be taking on the position as Treasurer for KABV.


Deputy Chair

Amanda Sheat leads ARENA’s Corporate Affairs team responsible for strategic communications and engagement. With more than 15 years’ experience across public affairs, marketing communications and operations in Australia, the UK and New Zealand, Amanda worked in media, advertising and PR agencies before moving to public service in 2018.

Having worked in sectors including environment, regulation, emergency management as well as FMCG, technology and not for profit, Amanda brings a strategic eye for issues and reputation management, brand, government relations, digital and content, industry communications and community engagement.

Amanda is passionate about finding innovative ways to drive change in meaningful ways, that community is at the heart of decision making and ensuring our world is liveable for future generations.


From very early on, Kirstin loved to dismantle and reassemble her toys to try to understand how and why things worked. This evolved, through successful, and sometimes unsuccessful attempts,  to provide a wonderful learning ground for her career. After completing a BSAppSc(Hons) in Environmental Science from RMIT she spent many years working with various levels of government both nationally and internationally as well as with business and industry helping to do better for the planet and its people. This has been primarily in the area of waste and resource recovery including roles on executive boards and industry groups to go beyond words and ‘be the change you want to see in the world’. She currently leads the Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Actions’ circular economy team focussed on building a sustainable and thriving circular economy for Victoria.



Marcus has spent the majority of his career in entertainment marketing and has held several executive roles at multi-national and privately-held organisations.

He is currently General Manager of the iconic Rock Posters company where he has overseen meaningful evolution in the outdoor advertising business in terms of leadership in environmental care.

Under his watch Rock Posters has been recognised as a winner of the prestigious Premier’s Sustainability Award and has also received the City of Darebin’s Sustainability Leaders Award.

Marcus has been an active volunteer with Keep Australia Beautiful Victoria’s Stationeers Program where he has regenerated a substantial parcel of land in his neighbourhood, he is also a director of Green Music Australia,  a registered charity, harnessing the cultural power of our influential music scene to create a greener, safer future.


With a passion for protecting Victoria and its people from harm, Marissa has more than 15 years experience in the design and delivery of harm prevention programs and projects across the fields of occupational health and safety and environment.

She currently leads the Environment Protection Authority’s Preventative Projects unit focusing on the greatest risks to the environment and human health from pollution and waste. Through her leadership, this unit delivers impactful outcomes-based interventions through the delivery of education, awareness, compliance and enforcement. Save

As an experienced regulatory practitioner focused on behaviour change, Marissa’s skills span strategy, theory of change, project management, MERI (monitoring, evaluation, reporting and improvement), stakeholder engagement and leadership.