Jack Noonan is the Senior Director, Australia and New Zealand, for the International WELL Building Institute, a public benefit organisation whose mission is to improve human health and well-being in buildings and communities through the WELL Building Standard. Based in Melbourne, Jack’s role involves leading the technical support, market development, and operations across Australia and New Zealand.
Prior to his time at IWBI, Jack was the Manager of Climate Change Programs at Sustainability Victoria, a government agency, where he developed and led the TAKE2 Climate Change Program and informed state climate policy. This followed six years working at a building science consultancy.
Jack holds Bachelor degrees in Science and Psychology, both from Monash University, as well as a Master of Business focused on the commercialisation of science and emerging technology. In 2009, he was a winner of the National Australia Bank Science in Business award.
His areas of expertise include air and water quality, green buildings, sustainability rating tools, science commercialisation and climate policy. He is a WELL Accredited Professional and a member of the International Society for Indoor Air Quality and the Green Building Council’s Future Green Leaders program. He is passionate about environmental justice and equity, as well as the health and education of communities. He also serves on the board of a local community organisation focused on adult education and social inclusion.