Helen Rowe

Transport Program Impact Manager

Helen leads Climateworks’ transport program, working with government and industry stakeholders to define a common vision and action plan to move the sector to zero emissions.

Helen’s contributions to Climateworks are supported by a strong track record in cities and sustainable transport, having held leadership roles in government, consulting and not-for-profits, as well as research roles. She worked in the Victorian Department of Transport for many years. including as Director of Sustainable Transport Programs and was then a driving force behind the startup CoDesign Studio, where she was principal consultant and Head of Innovation and Strategy for six years. She is a regular public speaker on cities, transport and innovation, and has significant expertise in engagement and facilitation.

Helen holds a Master of Environment and a Bachelor of Public Policy and Management from the University of Melbourne, and is currently completing a doctorate in sustainable transport and system change at RMIT.