Josh Solomonsz

Policy Coordinator

Josh supports the Australia Country Team in influencing Australian public policy climate action aligned with the Paris Agreement aligned 1.5C goal. He works across Climateworks’ systems to influence public policy by supporting stakeholder engagement, thought leadership, submissions to government consultations, and policy briefs. 

He previously managed the stakeholder engagement strategy for Climateworks’ Cities system, across transport, infrastructure, and buildings portfolios. This included completing mapping to identify influential stakeholders in each sector, and developing tailored engagement strategies for different stakeholder groups.

Prior to joining Climateworks, Josh worked for Victoria’s Level Crossing Removal Project, overseeing the on-site environmental management and performance of rail construction projects. He has also worked in communications for various not-for-profits, and completed an internship at CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere, where he published peer-reviewed research on stakeholder mapping for ecosystem management of the Southern Ocean.

Josh holds a Bachelor of Arts (Politics & Literature) from the University of Melbourne and a Master of Environment and Sustainability from Monash University.