Valerie Bares was an experienced electronic systems engineer before seeing the light and deciding to study environmental management. After many environmental positions around the globe including EnviroDevelopment National Manager at the UDIA, Valerie created ESC Consulting in 2016. Together with her business partner Rikki Pieters, ESC Consulting is dedicated to environmental, sustainability and community services.
Great minds make small footprints. Tiny homes offer an alternative model of sustainable, affordable and self-sufficient housing; could tiny homes also offer solutions across a broad range of social issues? During MKW18, check out tiny homes set up around the Melbourne CBD for you to explore.