Sandi Middleton 

Sandi is the Impact Fund Manager at The Next Economy, drawing on over 20 years’ experience managing government and for-purpose businesses in the sustainability leadership and renewable energy sector. Sandi believes passionately in human potential, and works with individuals, organisations and communities to create a brighter future. 

With expertise in transformative program design and delivery, coaching and organisational capacity building, leadership development, community engagement, strategic foresight and stakeholder relations, she is a dynamic and skilled operator. 

Sandi has held managerial positions with Firesticks Alliance Indigenous Corporation, Enova Community Energy, Centre for Sustainability Leadership and Byron Shire Council. She also has significant experience as a board director with various social enterprise and non-profit boards including Human Nature Adventure Therapy, The Next Economy and With Nature. 

Sandi threads her rich knowledge of leadership, mindfulness, nature reconnection and sustainability through all that she does.

We work with communities, governments and industry to build regional economies that are climate safe, regenerative and socially just.

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We are a registered charity with the ACNC and accept tax deductible donations through the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal.