Who We Are

The Sustainable Living Infrastructure Consortium (SLIC) is a not for profit research and Knowledge hub supporting the provision and management of “Sustainable Living Choices”.

The Sustainable Living Infrastructure Consortium comprises linked organisations from  the Sustainable Living Choices sectors, both nationally (Australia) and internationally.

The Sustainable Living Infrastructure Consortium linkages include:

  • Universities,
  • All levels of Government,
  • Community Housing Associations,
  • Peak bodies associated with the delivery and management of sustainable living choices
  • Professional bodies associated with the delivery of sustainable living choices
  • Research organisations
  • Finance and investment organisations
  • Housing development companies
  • Consultant organisations associated with the delivery and management Sustainable LivingChoices
  • Individuals

The Sustainable Living Infrastructure Consortium is an open association which continually looks for new linkages to enhance the vision, which is;

“To provide leadership in the facilitation of “Sustainable Living Choices”, by forming a national and international consortium of organisations and individuals with a passion for the on the ground delivery of equitable and sustainable living environments.

Structure

The Sustainable Living Infrastructure Consortium is governed by a Management Board..

SLIC Management Board Members

Mike Myers (Chair)

Mike has 34 years’ experience in senior executive roles in social and affordable housing including direct housing provision, policy development and legal advisory services in the UK and Australia from 1996. Mike was the Founder and is now the Managing Director of the National Affordable Housing Consortium, one of Australia’s leaders in the provision of affordable housing, with 3,520 dwellings delivered and $1.3 billion (AUD) in private investment attracted.

Mike is a Director of BuyAssist Australia, a NAHC subsidiary, which provides Shared Equity Home Ownership in Victoria and Queensland, and Affordable Rentals Victoria, a JV SPV with CEHL, which is purchasing a $43m new-build portfolio for tenanting under the Victorian Social Housing Growth Fund.

 

Professor George Earl (NAHC: Manager Research &  Industry Insights)

Professor Earl has a PhD "research topic Institutional Investment in Low Income Housing" from QUT; and qualifications in project management, property development and quantity surveying. He holds an adjunct professorship at Griffith University.

A career spanning 50 years includes construction & development (during which time he managed property development projects valued at over $5 billion AUD) and academia. His final FT academic roles included  Dean of Business, Technology and Sustainable Development and Dean of the Institute of Sustainable Development & Architecture at Bond University, which followed senior academic leadership roles at the Queensland University of Technology, National University of Singapore, The University of Queensland and the University of New South Wales. He has received over $6 million in research grants and published over 100 papers.