About Us


The Australian Passive House Association (APHA) is an independent, not-for-profit organisation which aims to promote Passive House principles as a way of providing superior indoor comfort and air quality while reducing energy use and carbon emissions from Australia’s buildings.

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Board Members

Chris Nunn

Chair 2017/19
Head of Sustainability, Property at AMP Capital

Joel Seagren

Deputy Chairperson 2019/20
Director - Member Strategy and Brand
Business Development Engineer (Intelligent Ventilation)

Kylie Mills

Secretary 2019/20
Architect, Director BluKube Architecture

Nick Tassigiannakis

Treasurer 2019/20
Managing Director at Bridgeford Group

Richard Stokes

Director - Technical Working Group 2019/20
Sustainability (ESD) Design Consultant at Arup

Andy Marlow

Director - Education and Training 2019/20
Architect, Certified Passive House Designer & Director at Envirotecture

John Beurle

National Chapter and Volunteer Lead 2019/20
Principal at Passive House Services

Kate Nason

Director - Partnerships and Major Events 2019/20
Architect, ARKit, Advanced Prefabricated Architecture


Johanna Trickett

Director - Partnerships & Major Events 2019/20
Senior ESD Consultant with Aurecon

Joe Merceica

Director - Partnership and Major Events 2019/20
Director at Blue Eco Homes

Our Team

Paul Wall

Rachael Alden
Membership and Administrative Executive

State Chapters

APHA's Local Chapter Reps provide a conduit for connection and collaboration for members in their State or Territory, offering opportunities for networking, education and information exchange. Get in touch and introduce yourself today.

John Beurle


Jamie-Lee Shand

New South Wales

Don Fini

Western Australia


Gregory Mason



Antonio Pisanelli

South Australia

Christie Hartfiel