About us

Life Cycle Strategies was founded in 2003 by Tim Grant, as a premier consulting company undertaking life cycle assessment projects, training, software support and data development. We have grown, both internally, and with strategic alliances with other consultants and research organisations. In 2016, we rebranded ourselves as Lifecycles.

Contact

Lifecycles

(Life Cycle Strategies Pty Ltd)

 

Street Address:

Suite 5 

207-209 Victoria Parade

Fitzroy VIC 3065 

Australia

 

Postal Address:

56 Cecil Street

Fitzroy VIC 3065 

Australia

Email:    info@lifecycles.com.au
Tel:        +61 (0)3 9417 1190

 

 

Affiliations

 

Lifecycles has developed key relationships with leading research and consulting bodies enabling us to deliver the latest in life cycle analysis techniques and practices.

These include:

* Australian LCA Society (ALCAS)

* Life Cycle Initiative

* PRe Consultants

Our team

 

Tim Grant - Director and Founder

Tim Grant is a specialist in life cycle assessment (LCA) with over twenty years of experience in developing and applying LCA with a wide range of companies and organisations. Tim was a founding member and is a current director of the Australian Life Cycle Assessment Society (ALCAS).

He is an author of the book Life Cycle Assessment - Principles, Practice and Prospects (CSIRO, 2009) as well as a co-author of the book Design + Environment - a global guide to designing greener goods (Routledge).

Tim works across many different sectors in LCA including packaging, agriculture, energy, fuels, water products, buildings and waste management. In addition, he has worked on the development of LCA databases for Australia.

Jodie Bricout - Circular Economy Manager

Jodie is one of Australia’s leading circular economy and life cycle management experts, driving positive change with over 15 years of experience working with industry in Australia, Dubai and Europe.
During her 13 years in France, she helped dozens of businesses seize the benefits of life cycle assessment and circular approaches and contributed to shaping state, federal and European policy. She has collaborated with 100 of the planet’s leading corporations, emerging innovators, governments, cities, and higher learning institutions in the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s CE 100 program.

Jodie is CEO and co-founder of Loop Circular Economy Platform, Board Member of Circular NSW and Adjunct Senior Lecturer at the University of Adelaide’s School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering.

Paul-Antoine Bontinck - Senior LCA Consultant

Paul-Antoine is an environmental engineer, specialising in Life Cycle Assessment, input-output analysis and hybrid LCA methodologies with a great understanding of product and corporate carbon footprinting.
With over 10 years of experience in the field of LCA, coupled with a Master of Environmental Engineering, Paul-Antoine worked in research, consulting and the industry which led him to a deep understanding of the many possible applications for LCA models and studies.
He has worked in research for RMIT, at ERM in the UK and France, was involved with the Vinyl Council Australia in the management of their product stewardship program and was involved in extensive footprinting campaigns.
He has been working at lifecycles for the past 5 years, while conducting research at the University of Melbourne for the former 4 years.

Chrissi Bok - Office Manager

Previously working in (tax) accounting and various customer service/office positions Chrissi takes pride and joy in running the office and making sure everything runs smoothly at the back end.

After finishing her business management degree in Germany she worked in hospitality and accounting before making Australia her new home where she focused on roles in accounting.  

Now Chrissi manages all of our consulting, software, events and training communications as well as HR, sales & marketing and our in-house accounting and enjoys the variety of the role.

She also manages the administrative and accounting role for the Australian Life Cycle Assessment  Society (ALCAS).

Marguerite Renouf - Associate

Marguerite Renouf, researcher at the University of Queensland, has over 10 years’ experience applying LCA to agricultural, food and bio-product systems. She holds a PhD in the application of LCA to sugarcane bio-product systems and contributed to the scientific literature. Marguerite is particularly interested in the use of LCA for eco-efficiency opportunities and has developed streamlined LCA tools for this purpose. As past Director of the Working Group for Cleaner Production at the University of Queensland, she collaborated with manufacturing industries and government in projects promoting eco-efficient production practices. She is a past board member of ALCAS and Chair of the ALCAS Impact Assessment Committee and AusLCI Agriculture Sector Working Group. In these roles, she facilitates the wider use of LCA for evaluating sustainable food systems, eco-labelling, and policy development in biofuels and bioenergy.

Helene Cruypenninck - Associate 

Prior to working at Life Cycle Strategies Pty Ltd, Helene worked as an LCA and carbon footprint practitioner with an environmental consultancy firm in France. She has worked for several international private companies as well as for European and French public bodies. She also has experience as a packaging ecodesign engineer for the French GreenDot System.

Helene has an Honours Degree in Environmental Economics as well as an Honours Degree in Physical Chemistry.

Vincent Lullier - LCA Intern 

Vincent is a very talented MSc engineering student at ISAE-SUPERAERO in France, a prestigious institution with a focus of aeronautical engineering and research. He also spent time in Scotland, studying and working on remote groundwater detection systems.

Vincent is concerned about the devastating anthropogenic impact on our environment and eager to learn the most efficient and sustainable solutions to reduce it.
At lifecycles, Vincent is involved in a wide range of LCA studies on food/groceries while incorporating his skills in SimaPro as well as several programming languages.