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Entrepreneur, International Business Development Alchemist, Creator, Environmentalist, Loveable Rogue and Co-Founder of Clean Oceans.
Brett Pattinson’s career began as a rock star. Forget the generic ‘rock star’ term often bandied about nowadays. He was a real one, as in a bona fide, wildly celebrated onstage performer, fronting one of Australia’s most-loved bands of the eighties: The Allniters.
Brett was the founder of the international luxury organic cosmetics brand BOD which was sold when it listed on the ASX in the early 2000’s. He also founded Apple & Bee, an organic bag and accessories label, and firmly set his sights on business development and widespread expansion. Using the same tenacity and drive that had brought him platinum success in the past, Pattinson secured stockists in Australia, Asia, Europe, Canada and the USA.
Brett Pattinson has a diverse, proven track record, which includes breaking into new territories across the globe. He is a premium business counsellor and consultant minus the extraneous lip service.
teaming up with George Sabados Clean Oceans is his new passion, He’s at the ready to roll up his sleeves and fight the war on waste by championing our “Let’s make one thing clear” slogan and removing all Plastics from Australian beaches by 2020.
Digital Entrepreneur, Risk taker, Creative Hustler, Strategic Marketer
Alana is the Founder & Managing Director of creative agency, Circul8, and online learning portal, Expand My.World. She’s a pioneer for digital marketing and social media in Australia with a wealth of awards earned over 17 years. Alana firmly believes that you do your best work when you’re fully engaged and passionate, and has built Circul8 around this philosophy focusing a core part of the business on industries which enrich peoples lives such as travel, health, environment, education, not for profit and doing good. An important aspect of Alana’s role has been her ability to align business goals with strategy and creative, to achieve marketing success for her clients. She heads a talented team of creative & digital hotshots and their work continues to evolve the industry by thinking outside the square.
Alana has lead national and international campaigns and strategy which have achieved great success for the likes of Amnesty International, Greenpeace, Tourism Fiji, Changi Airport Singapore, Japan National Tourism Organization, Vanuatu Tourism Office, Cancer Council NSW, The Climate Institute, City of Karratha, The Woolmark Company, Papua New Guinea TPA..
Having grown up near the beach, the ocean has always held a special place in Alana’s heart. She is dedicated to protecting and preserving this vast body of water and the wonderful creatures that inhabit it. Previously Alana has created award-winning anti-whaling campaigns with Greenpeace and is now a board member of Clean Oceans and leads the digital and social media communications.
World Renowned Coffee Guru, Expert Franchise consultant, Birkenstock Wearing Eco Warrior and Co-Founder Clean Oceans
Hello and welcome.
I am guessing if you are reading this you really do want to know a little more about me, but I am also guessing that you do not want to read chapters and chapters on all the things I have done. Truth is, most of it is irrelevant in the context of where we find ourselves today.
However, it is worth mentioning that since 1998 I have had the privilege to work with over 1500 franchisees in the Food & Beverage Sector around the world, with a great number of other business types thrown in.
Despite being known as a coffee expert, that is not who I am. I would best describe myself as someone who loves helping other business owners in the retail space become entrepreneurs – to improve their lives, their businesses & most importantly, their financial position.
The HIGHER PURPOSE I have set for myself is to use my imagination, vast experience and great people skills to inspire, motivate and instruct franchisees and small business owners everywhere in how to unlock their unlimited potential and the true potential of their business.
At Clean Oceans, Brett and I share a passion, to fight the war on waste. Our hope is that we can help create an international community that will rid our oceans of waste in particular single use plastics! with the possibility that when I fall off the perch I will leave the planet better than how I found it.
Clean Oceans Ambassador – Lizzie Welborn
Surf Ironwoman, 3 time consecutive winner of the AU youth iron woman championships, 3rd in the 2018 AU open iron woman championships, Clean Oceans Ambassador
Lizzie Welborn is a 20 year old professional Surf Ironwoman from Sydney, Australia. She is one of the most accomplished young athletes that surf sport has seen in recent times. Lizzie qualified for her first professional series when she was just 16, making her one of the youngest competitors to ever qualify. Lizzie is now competing in her fourth professional series and has claimed many prestigious titles throughout her career. Alongside surf sports, Lizzie has also competed in many prone paddlebaording races around the world, including the gruelling 52km Molokai 2 Oahu world paddleboard championships in Hawaii.
Lizzie is a Clean Oceans ambassador currently studying environmental science at Sydney University. She is extremely passionate about protecting our precious oceans. She is a strong advocate for environmental action within the sport and her community, with plastic pollution in the ocean being her biggest concern. She strives to make society more aware of plastic pollution, educating them on ways to save the ocean and beaches we are so lucky to enjoy.