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Nambiar, Prithi

Prithi Nambiar Executive Director, Centre for Environment Education (CEE) Australia Inc., Sydney, NSW, Australia

Prithi Nambiar is the executive director of the Centre for Environment Education (CEE), which she established in Sydney in 2001. She has a PhD in International Communication from Macquarie University, Australia. She has developed and managed a range of innovative sustainability education programs that connect Australia to India. She also teaches media and communications at Macquarie University and is the Editor of the Journal of Education for Sustainable Development (SAGE).

Prithi has worked in the area of strategic communication, education, economic and development policy, analysis, capacity building, and training as well as project development, management, and implementation based on multi-stakeholder partnerships in the environment and development sector for over two decades. 

She has been responsible for a highly focused and intensive communication campaign that successfully restored a contested portion of the Narayan Sarovar sanctuary in Gujarat between 1993 and 1997. She has written extensively for a wide range of mainstream English national press in India on environment and development issues. She is a member of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), WCPA (World Commission on Protected Areas), and the CEC (Commission on Education and Communication).