The Indoor Air Quality Association Australia is delighted to welcome back Jack Noonan, Regional Vice President of the International Well Building Institute to hear about the significant changes to the WELL tool to accommodate emerging infectious diseases.

Jack will speak to us on the following topics:

  • A reminder of the WELL basics 
  • IWBI’s COVID-19 work and formation of the global Task Force
  • Strategies from WELL to help in the fight against COVID19
  • Updates to WELL interventions as a result of the Task Force work
  • WELL Health and Safety (launched in June) 
  • Guidelines for a future of healthy buildings that are prepared and resilient – learnings and insights (to be launched in August) 

Jack is the Vice President, Asia Pacific, for the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI). Based in Melbourne, Jack’s role involves leading the technical support, market development and operations across Australia, New Zealand, and, most recently, South East Asia.

Prior to his time at IWBI, Jack was the Manager of Climate Change Programs at Sustainability Victoria, a government agency, where he developed and led the TAKE2 Climate Change Program and informed state climate policy. This followed six years working at a building science consultancy, where he held a number of leadership roles including the National Relationship and Marketing Manager, State Manager and Senior Consultant. During this time, Jack worked closely with organisations such as NABERS, GBCA, WGBC, FMA, PCA, and local and state governments on healthy building design and practices, with a focus on indoor environments.

Jack holds Bachelor degrees in Science and Psychology, both from Monash University, as well as a Master of Business focused on the commercialization of science and emerging technology.

In 2009, he was a winner of the National Australia Bank Science in Business award.
His areas of expertise include air and water quality, healthy buildings, green buildings, sustainability rating tools, science commercialisation, and climate policy. He is a WELL Accredited Professional and a member of the International Society for Indoor Air Quality.

Jack is passionate about environmental justice and equity, as well as the health and education of communities. He also serves on the board of a local community organization focused on adult education and social inclusion.

Thank you to our sponsors for this event!