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Tim Winton
Tim Winton

Tim Winton

Permaforest Trust

Byron Bay, Queensland AUS

"Maybe just by nature I'm a bit driven. And then I just took that drive to the corporate success and just changed it over to the drive to be as green and sustainable as I could."

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Tim's work combines: Environment & Nature, Non-Profit Organizations, and Upholding a Cause and Belief

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Day In The Life

Sustainability Consultant/Founder

I use the design patterns of nature and apply those concepts to create cultural and organizational transformation.

Life & Career Milestones

My path in life has been direct

  • 1.

    After graduating from university, he went tree planting in Canada.

  • 2.

    They'd spend two months out in nature, living as a tribe and spending entire days alone planting trees.

  • 3.

    He'd been planning on attending a post-graduate program, but one day he realized his plans had changed.

  • 4.

    His main goal went from "become financially successful" to "do something good for the environment."

  • 5.

    He went on to found the Permaforest Trust, a non-for-profit environmental education center.

  • 6.

    Says you have to live your life in an integrated way; if you're unhappy with your work, you can't just box that up and put it away.

  • 7.

    Believes that to do anything truly significant, you have to make a commitment.

  • 8.

    Reminds road-trippers that their situation is unique; to be afforded the opportunity to go to school and to choose a career is a rare gift.