Arron Wood AM

Earthwatch Kids Teaching Kids Ambassador

Arron is the former Deputy Mayor of Melbourne and newly confirmed Chief Industry Engagement & Education Delivery Officer for Bendigo Kangan TAFE. Arron also works with Earthwatch to champion the award-winning sustainability education program, Kids Teaching Kids.

Arron and his father, Richard, founded Kids Teaching Kids in 2000 and in 2020, Arron worked with the CEO to oversee the integration of the program and its people into Earthwatch Australia.

Arron is committed to the Kids Teaching Kids program and its success, and is now Earthwatch’s Kids Teaching Kids Ambassador.

He is currently on the board of South East Water, was the youngest Board Member of the Port Phillip and Westernport Catchment Management Authority and a Sustainability Victoria Board Member.

In what was a huge career highlight Arron’s commitment to the environment was covered on ABC’s Australian Story