Speaker Details

Full Name
Damon Gameau
NIDA Green Ambassador
Country (Address)
As a director Damon wrote, directed and performed vocals for the 2011 winning Tropfest short film, ANIMAL BEATBOX.

THAT SUGAR FILM was Damon’s first feature length film as a director and won Best Documentary at the Australian AACTA awards and became the highest grossing Australian documentary of all time. THAT SUGAR BOOK is his first published book and was published in 9 languages.

Damon’s next film, 2040, is an innovative feature documentary that explores what the future would look like by the year 2040 if we embraced the best solutions already available to us to improve our planet. It was released in April 2019 and now sits in the top 4 highest grossing documentaries of all time in Australia at the cinema.

Both 2040 and That Sugar Film were accompanied by extensive impact campaigns that allowed people to take action after seeing the film.

Regenerating Australia is his most recent project which toured Australia in March 2022. The film will be accompanied with an impact campaign that includes a significant financial fund to develop and scale community solutions

Damon has co-founded the Regenerators action and storytelling platform and is a sought-after speaker. He spoke at the 2019 UN Climate Action Summit in New York and has addressed numerous Governments around the world plus spoken at organisations such as GOOGLE, BP, PWC, ANZ, ZURICH, ATLASSIAN, UTAH CLEAN ENERGY, MASTERCARD, CREDIT SUISSE, CBA, HESTA, Cricket Australia and many more. He was a nomination for NSW for Australian of the Year in 2020.