David Yencken


David Yencken

Professor Emeritus, University of Melbourne

David Yencken is Professor Emeritus at the University of Melbourne, Patron of the Australian Conservation Foundation and a well known environmental researcher, author and editor.

He was previously Head of the School of Environmental Planning at the University of Melbourne, Chairman of the Australian Heritage Commission and Secretary for Planning and Environment, Government of Victoria.

Two recent books are Resetting the Compass: Australia’s Journey towards Sustainability (with Debra Wilkinson) and Into the Future: The Neglect of the Long Term in Australian Politics (with Ian Marsh).