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.

Board Members

Chris Nunn

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

Richard Stokes

Deputy Chairperson 2018/20
Sustainability (ESD) Design Consultant at Arup

Joel Seagren

Secretary 2017/19
Business Development Engineer (Intelligent Ventilation)

Jonathan Dalton

Treasurer 2017/19
Director at Viridis Australasia

Kylie Mills

Director - Marketing, Training & Events Working Group 2017/19
Architect, Director BluKube Architecture

Andy Marlow

Director - Strategy Working Group 2017/19
Architect, Certified Passive House Designer & Director at Envirotecture

Marcus Strang

Director - Technical Working Group 2017/19
Sustainability (ESD) Design Engineer at Grün Consulting

Kate Nason

Director - Partnerships 2018/20
Architect, ARKit, Advanced Prefabricated Architecture


Johanna Trickett

Director - Partnerships 2018/20
Senior ESD Consultant with Aurecon

Daniel Kress

Director - Events 2018/20
Smart Plus Homes, Certified Passive House educator

Our Team

Paul Wall

Rachael Alden
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

Nathan Coote

Western Australia


Gregory Mason



Antonio Pisanelli

South Australia

Ralph Frank