Ilona leads the Climate Change and Sustainability team at Gilbert + Tobin in Sydney. She has 20 years experience advising on international and domestic climate change law and policy, and environmental markets. Her experience extends to complex multi-jurisdictional transactions as well as the development of innovative responses to climate change and sustainability problems.
She has been included among the best lawyers for Climate Change and Environmental Law by Best Lawyers Australia since 2016, featuring in the Australian Financial Review. Ilona currently serves on the board of the NSW Natural Resources Access Regulator and has served as a Commission Member of the NSW Independent Planning Commission.
She has been a Visiting Fellow at the ANU College of Law where she taught international climate change law from 2009 - 2020. She is also regularly called upon to lecture on environmental market issues at other leading Australian Universities.
See Ilona at the 2022 Better Futures Forum:
Wednesday 7 September, 2:00pm - 3:00pm AEST | Panel Discussion: Do we need a Business Manifesto to advance accelerated action on Australia's Climate Recovery?