Ms Cristyn Meath
Cristyn Meath
HDR Student - PhD | Casual Lecturer
  • MEnvMan (The University of Queensland)
  • BBus, International Business (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology)
+61 7 3346 8124
Room 411, Joyce Ackroyd Building, St. Lucia Campus

    Prior to commencing at UQ Business School in 2012, Cristyn worked in the private, not for profit and government sectors, in business sustainability, environmental consulting and financial services. With a broad range of roles including project management, research, guest lecturing and guest speaking, community engagement, vegetation management, and financial modelling, her clients have included top domestic and international firms including Oxfam International, Jones Lang LaSalle, Stockland, Ergon Energy, Energex and Queensland Government to mention a few.

    Cristyn has worked with numerous businesses to improve their sustainability, advising business sustainability consultants, and delivering guests speeches and guest lecturers on the topic. Her research seeks to contribute to the emerging field of research on natural capital, specifically the impact likely to be experienced by organisations as a result of their dependence on natural capital given its current severe decline.


    • Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) Scholarship
    • Best PhD Paper, Group for Research on Organizations & the Natural Environment (GRONEN) Conference, Hamburg 2016 - 

    Meath, Cristyn (2016). The search for an evolution of values, systems and organizations: Evidence of de-coupling organizational value from natural capital consumption. Group for Research on Organizations and the Natural Environment Network (GRONEN) Conference, Hamburg, Germany 23-24 May, 2016.

    Research interests

    Business dependence on natural capital
    Understanding the potential future impacts to organizations due to their dependence on natural capital given its current severe decline
    Business sustainability and SMEs
    Increasing knowledge of motivators and barriers to improving business sustainability in small and medium sized enterprises in order to maximise benefits of business sustainability programs


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    • European Group for Organizational Studies
    • Group on Organizations and the Natural Environment
    • Academy of Management