Dr Rowan Bedggood

Chair, GEER Australia

Dr Rowan Bedggood

Chair, GEER Australia

Biography

Dr Rowan Bedggood is the founder and Chair of GEER Australia and a Co-Chair for the IREE Conference 2019. She is a Senior Researcher and Lecturer in Marketing in the Faculty of Business and Law at Swinburne University of Technology with over 25 years experience teaching in universities and conducting research.

Rowan’s research areas include social marketing, energy efficiency, Indigenous Peoples and social justice, corporate governance, social resilience, consumer attitudes and corporate social responsibility. In particular, she has worked with Aboriginal communities and corporations to support them in achieving positive outcomes socially and economically. She has also worked on developing and refining social and environmental impact assessment tools and in supporting low income households to improve their well-being, particularly in the area of home energy use.