About us

Life Cycle Strategies was founded in 2003 by Tim Grant, as a premier consulting company to undertake life cycle assessment projects; provide 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:

56 Cecil Street

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. 

Tim discovered his passion for LCA during his Master degree at RMIT while creating a pizza box eco-design.

Jodie Bricout  -  Circular Economy Manager

Jodie is one of Australia’s leading circular economy and life cycle management experts with 20 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 PhD candidate and Adjunct Senior Lecturer at the University of Adelaide’s School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering as well as a board member of Circular NSW.

Jodie is fascinated by the technological and human challenges required to improve whole systems and she loves teaching professionals about the circular economy.

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.

Since learning about the looming dangers of climate change at high school, Paul-Antoine wanted to have a positive impact on the world; by pursuing a carrier as a life cycle assessment practitioner he turned it into reality.

Anna Boyden  -  Research Scientist (LCA)

Anna completed her Master of Engineering Science (Sustainable Systems) at the UNSW with high distinctions.
Her degree focused on environmental management, life cycle assessment, industrial ecology and sustainable engineering, sustainability theory and environmental policy while her thesis was an input-output analysis of the circular economy in Australia.

Her overseas exchange in the Netherlands focused on analytical tools for industrial ecology and data analysis.
During her studies, she was doing an internship as a Graduate Wind Engineer where she was able to analyse wind data from meteorological masts, create maps, layouts and reports.
She also placed Runner Up in the 2018 Circular Economy ResourCE Hack.

Anna enjoys advocating for circular economy principles, she likes to buy second-hand and to reuse and repair as much as possible.

Chrissi Bok  -  Office and Accounts 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).

Chrissi deeply cares about the environment and you can often find her picking up rubbish which was left behind by other people in parks or along the beach.

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.