Jenny Brown is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of Envorinex and was born and raised in regional NSW on a wheat and sheep farm. Brown has travelled Australia extensively as well as overseas, and currently resides in Tasmania where her business is situated.
Brown’s career has been extremely varied, starting in the accounting industry she then took a twelve month break picking grapes while travelling around Australia with two toddlers. Brown is the co-owner of a rural and domestic fencing business, working in the building industry, for Shell Australia, Mitsubishi Japan, Sydney shipping industry, transport industry, hydraulic and pneumatic industry, international timber company and finally the plastics industry since 2003.
Her career within the plastics manufacturing industry has had Brown travelling to some wonderful places running building programs to install both building boards and septic systems for indigenous persons in remote Northern Territory, Western Australia and Papua New Guinea in some very unfavourable situations. In 2009 she began her crusade to tackle the recycling of difficult waste plastics which no body was dealing with at that stage. In May 2019 Brown was one of five women to win the inaugural SheEO Venturers in Australia. Her interests outside of her business are split between the current President of her local Lions Club, bushwalking, travelling and visiting her children in Queensland whenever time allows. Brown’s goal is for all waste plastic products to have a continual circular economy and was honoured to present at Australia’s inaugural Plastics Summit at Parliament House in Canberra. Her company, Envorinex is currently meeting eleven of the UN’s seventeen Global Sustainability Goals, which is something her team is very proud of.
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