Linh Do

Director of The Wattle Fellowship, University of Melbourne

Linh Do is passionate about climate justice and social inequality. She’s spent the last decade working across advocacy and engagement, media and social enterprise. Linh splits her time as the director of the Wattle Fellowship at the University of Melbourne and director of national partnerships at Climate Catalyst. Linh is deputy chair at Climate Action Network Australia and a board member at Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation.

In the lead up to the Paris negotiations, she served as the publisher and editor-in-chief of The Verb. There she worked with a global team to localise and humanise stories from the UN climate change negotiations. Linh was most recently Australia and Pacific lead for The Climate Reality Project, Al Gore’s climate change leadership program, and brought over 800 people together in Brisbane during Climate Week Queensland.

Linh has worked with a wide array of individuals from high school students to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), and the Reuters Foundation. She is a co-founder of the technology start-up OurSay, formerly led the community organising program at the Australian Conservation Foundation and has worked with World Wildlife Fund (WWF) on communicating policy.

Her work has been featured in Al Jazeera, Vogue, the Huffington Post and the Washington Post amongst others. She is based in Melbourne having led a more peripatetic life pre-COVID!