Lani Perlesz

Senior Project Manager

Lani is a Senior Project Manager within the Sustainable Economies team where she works on a range of projects with a focus on policy implications.

Lani was previously responsible for managing stakeholder engagement for Climateworks’ Net Zero Momentum Tracker initiative.

With strong stakeholder engagement and project management skills, Lani has a proven track record in translating research into advice for business and government. 

Prior to joining Climateworks, Lani was an Assistant Director in the Behavioural Economics Team in the Federal Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. She managed applied behavioural economics research projects aimed at better understanding human behaviour, using these insights to help solve complex environmental public policy problems. Lani has also worked at the Australian Government Department of Environment and Energy.

Lani holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Melbourne and a Graduate Certificate in Public Policy from the Australian National University. She is also Chair of Better Renting, a rental advocacy organisation.