Burrow, Sharan

Sharan Burrow is a global advocate for human rights, climate action and Just Transition. She is the Former General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation (2010-2022). Previously, she was President of the Australian Council of Trade Unions (2000–2010) and President of the Australian Education Union (1992-2000).

Burrow is well known for her international advocacy on employment, human rights, industrial relations, corporate responsibility and climate action with green industrialisation and just transition solutions. 

Burrow is currently a Visiting Professor in Practice to the LSE-Grantham Institute and chair of its Just Transition Finance Lab’s Advisory Council, a Vice-Chair of the European Climate Foundation, a board member of the Green Hydrogen Association, Co-Chair of the IEA Labour Council, an adviser on Temasek’s Sustainability Advisory Panel, a board member of Novonix and Chair of the Curtain University Institute for Energy Transition Advisory Council.

Club of Rome Logo