Contributors

The Good Return blog has many contributors who are based in Australia and in the Asia Pacific. At any time our people could be in Tonga, Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, the Philippines, Fiji, or Nepal. Here’s a bit more about them!

Regular Contributors

Beck Rolls is the Operations and Marketing Intern at Good Return’s Sydney office. She is currently in her fourth year at Macquarie University, undertaking a double-degree in Politics and International Relations, and Law. She has experience volunteering in community development with NGOs in Australia, Thailand and Peru. In her spare time, Beck enjoys writing, drawing and travelling. Read posts by Beck
Celine Bachelet is originally from France, and has spent more than 10 years living and working in Asia, most recently working as a consultant specialised in sustainability within the supply chain, in which she supported factories to achieve compliance with social and environmental standards through the implementation of policies and pragmatic actions. She has several degrees, including a Diploma in Development and another in International Trade and Logistics. Celine is Good Return’s Sustainable Energy Program Manager. Read posts by Celine
James Le Compte is the Microfinance Program Manager at Good Return. Having co-founded a successful web development agency before his university studies James enjoys the challenge and dynamics of small business. He holds degrees in Business and International Studies, during which time he completed an internship with the United Nations Information Centre and Australia for UNCR. He has been with World Education Australia since it 2007 and was responsible the design and development of the Good Return social enterprise business model, operating procedures, and microfinance partner engagement. When he is not visiting one of Good Return’s microfinance partners he enjoys spending time with family and friends, making the most of beautiful Sydney. Read posts by James
Joni Freeman is the Digital Marketing Coordinator for Good Return and is permanently based out of our Sydney office. She coordinates the blog, website, and social media content. She is originally from Canada and has a background in communications (her degree), branding, writing, website design, and community development. In her spare time, Joni loves cooking, photography, and learning how to garden. You can follow Joni on Twitter (@thethreecheeses) or via her blogRead posts by Joni

You may also see posts from other Good Return team members. Meet the team here!

Past Contributors

Anthony Back volunteered with Good Return for nearly 2 years. He arrived at Good Return after an internship at the Australian Institute of International Affairs. Anthony deals with online editing, internal report writing, and microfinance partner communications. He recently became the first Good Return Field Ambassador where he was sent to Nepal for one month to work closely with our MFI partner Nirdhan Bank and Good Return clients. His field work focused on sustainable energy, client monitoring, blog writing, and analysis of our overall operations in Nepal. Anthony has completed a double Masters degree in International Relations and International Communication at Macquarie University. Read posts by Anthony
Monique Alfris was Good Return’s Sustainable Energy Field Coordinator, which means she spent all her time working overseas with our microfinance partners, helping them develop their sustainable energy loans. An engineer by trade and training, Monique has spent time working on sustainable buildings in Sydney and with Green Building Councils in Africa. She is now based in India, where she is one of the founders of Pollinate Energy. You can follow Monique on Twitter (@moniquealfris) or via her blogRead posts by Monique