Meegan Jones is an event sustainability advisor who provides strategy and solutions for live events and productions. With more than 20 years in the event sector and 10 specialising in sustainability, she is a recognised global leader in event sustainability. She has authored the second edition of Sustainable Event Management: A Practical Guide, which was launched earlier this year. Jones was an event sustainability technical expert on the development of the Global Reporting Initiative's Event Organizers’ Sector Supplement for sustainability performance reporting. She was head of delegation for Australia in the development of ISO 20121. In 2013 she was seconded to the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy to work on developing the sustainability strategy.
She is technical director for event sustainability specialist consultancy, GreenShoot Pacific, and is responsible for developing training products and resources, and providing consultancy to clients on sustainability strategy, policy, stakeholder engagement, impacts assessments, management approach, technical solutions, performance measurement and reporting. She is also the current chairperson of the Sustainable Event Alliance and is co-developer and technical advisor to the SEMS Tool, proprietary software to manage and measure event sustainability and achieve conformity to ISO 20121.