BRIEF BIOGRAPHY FOR
Justin was born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa. He graduated from the University of Cape Town with a Bachelor’s Degree in Law and Public Administration and a Masters Degree in Environmental Studies.
Justin and his wife sailed a circuitous route to the USA in their home-built sailboat. They settled in California in 1986 and have been living in Sacramento ever since.
After working for several years in State government and in the California Legislature, Justin started his environmental advocacy and consulting firm – Ecoconsult. In this capacity, he has represented numerous clients and has served as Executive Director to several associations including the California Conference of Directors of Environmental Health (CCDEH), the California Ocean Science Trust and the California Aquaculture Association. Over almost three decades, Justin has worked extensively with the California Legislature, public interest groups and state regulatory agencies and has served on many state-wide committees and task-forces dealing with a wide array of resource management and environmental health issues.
Ecoconsult currently represents the California Environmental Health Administrators; AT&T; US Green Building Council-California; StopWaste.Org; Community Alliance with Family Farmers; Heal The Bay; CERES; California Certified Organic Farmers; California Climate and Agriculture Network; CRYQ Energy; and the California Compost Coalition.