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Galen Townson
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Attended University of Western Australia
Lives in Perth
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Germany's 'energy turn' policy in a 19-ep 50-min indie documentary.
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Towards eudaimonia: Leadership learning @guardian What can business leaders learn from ancient philosophers? http://gu.com/p/37bpv/tw
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Mind mindfulness
At a company known for a hard-driving culture, a seven-week course in mindfulness techniques is giving employees a better way to cope.
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Snoozebox is a portable modular hotel, made from shipping containers.
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AU#1 US#2 NO#3. Equity AU? MT @TheEconomist Alternative #wellbeing #economic measures: that which makes life worthwhile http://econ.st/KeaKSc

Australia could well be number one in these OECD's new Better Life Index wellbeing measures, but we're far from the best in terms of equity and social justice. Housing/rental affordability in particular. Good, but not good enough.
An alternative approach to measuring national well-being GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT, better know by its initials, GDP, has been economists' chosen measure of a nation's well-being for over 70 years.
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Topics. Books · Events · Interviews · Projects · Quotes · Thoughts · My Tweets. Thanks for the RT of my article @nicktemple1 @blendedvalue @galent @cathyhc feedback/comments welcome! 3 hours ago; Yes!...
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We do not inherit this Earth, we borrow it from future generations: Earth Day 2012 @HuffingtonPost This World Is Not Ours by @john_dingell http://huff.to/I2BBUL
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Refocus at will, after taking the shot, magic for depth of field, and enticing to play with photos online. Have a try!?
Lytro camera hands-on (video) Lytro open to partnering with smartphone makers, executive suggests
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Occupation
Portfolio PMO Manager, Director, Doctoral Student
Employment
  • University of Western Australia
    Doctoral Student, 2013 - present
  • Project Management Institute
    Director, 2009 - present
  • University of Western Australia
    Sessional Academic, 2011 - 2014
  • Synergy
    PMO Lead, 2012 - 2014
  • Sustainable Energy Now
    Management Committee, 2010 - 2012
  • LandCorp
    Senior Project Manager, 2011 - 2012
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Currently
Perth
Previously
London - Kyiv - Sydney - Singapore - Melbourne
Story
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Program & Portfolio Leader, NFP Director, Teacher, Student
Introduction
Husband and father, project portfolio manager, NFP director. Sustainability & sustainable business, social impact, and community energy advocate.
Education
  • University of Western Australia
    Executive MBA
  • University of Western Australia
    Social Impact (PG)
  • Stanford University
    Advanced Project Management (PG)
  • Curtin University of Technology
    Sustainability (PG)
  • Curtin University of Technology
    Commerce
  • Perth Modern School
    Secondary & Music
  • Nedlands Primary School
    Primary
  • St Joachims Primary School
    Primary
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Male
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Married
Other names
Richard