Executive Chairman and Founder:
Ian Kiernan AO
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Chairman and Founder: Ian Kiernan AO
Ian Kiernan AO is the Founder and Executive Chairman of Clean Up Australia Limited - the parent company of events including Clean Up Australia Day and Clean Up the World.
In 1993, Ian was made a UNEP Global 500 Laureate for leadership in the local and global environment.
In recognition of his leadership in the environment and the community both in Australia and internationally, Ian was named Australian of the Year in 1994 and was made an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in 1995.
The prestigious United Nations Environment Programme Sasakawa Environment Prize was awarded to Ian in 1998 while the World Association of Girl Guides nominated him for the ‘Building World Citizenship award' in 1999. The Centenary Medal was awarded to Ian in 2003 and in March 2006 he was awarded a Doctor of Science Honoris Causa by the University of New South Wales and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Trust of Australia (NSW).
Consistently voted within the Top Five Most Trusted Australian's since 2003, Ian was honoured in 2014 by being awarded the Friends of the Earth Award from Fundacja Nasza Ziemia in recognition of 20 years of Clean Up the World.
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