About us

Purpose Bureau is an environmental, social and governance (ESG) data bureau founded in 2021 to help organisations understand the climate impact and ESG risk of their supply chain. 

We organise, transform, and analyse data on Australian businesses.  Our unique data and insights increase transparency in ESG reporting and provide a more complete picture of the ESG profile of a business.

Our trusted insights inform decisions that lead to a more sustainable economy.

Our team

Simon Bligh

Simon Bligh

Chair

Simon is the owner and CEO of Worthington Clark the leading asset reunification business in Australia. He previously served as CEO at illion (formerly Dun & Bradstreet), CFO and CDO at Veda (now Equifax) and CFO of Sydney Airport. Simon has worked in Australia and Europe in finance and commercial roles for over 30 years specialising in data, infrastructure and telecommunications.

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Lachlan Harris

Lachlan Harris

Board

Lachlan is the founder of RevTech Media, a marketing and technology services business which has helped millions of consumers around the world through platforms such as One Big Switch, FiftyUp Club and 9Saver. He previously served as the Principal Press Secretary to the Prime Minister of Australia Kevin Rudd, and is the founder of Budgy Smuggler Swimwear.

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John Shin

Board

John is the founder of Attalis Capital and has been working as an investor in the Australian market since 2001. He previously worked as Executive Director – Investments at Lowy Family Group, Chief Investment Officer for RF Capital, the Head of European Corporate & Structured Finance at Babcock & Brown, as well as roles at JP Morgan Partners, LabMorgan and Gresham Partners.

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Nick Kamper

Nick Kamper

Founder & CEO

Nick is the founder and CEO of Purpose Bureau. Nick has a background in economics and previously held the role of National Economist at the Australian Workers’ Union. He is passionate about using data to support the transition to a more sustainable economy.

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Jack Grundling

CDO

Jack, Purpose Bureau’s Chief Data Officer, has over 20 years of experience leveraging his expertise in AI, data governance, and ESG to drive positive social change through innovative data solutions. Leading a dedicated team, he develops models and strategies that enable organisations to achieve their environmental, social, and governance objectives.

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Pete Wangwongwiroj

Sustainability

Pete is a sustainability professional who has been supporting both public and private sector entities to advance their sustainability journey throughout his career. His experience includes emissions accounting and target-setting, corporate sustainability strategy, ESG disclosure, and carbon offset due diligence. Pete joined Purpose Bureau from Suncorp, where he was an integral part of Suncorp’s net-zero journey, helping them calculate financed emissions for the first time as well as develop its net-zero transition plan.

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Sebastian Giunta

Sebastian Giunta

Technology & Data

Seb is passionate about data and technology and has over 5 years’ experience in the financial services sector with in-depth knowledge on business operational processes. Seb is consistently upskilling in the world of data, with a current focus on the Data Engineering toolkit, and outside of work previously acted as an assistant trainer at the Australian Institute of Data.

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Mark Frederikson

Mark Frederikson

Partnerships

Mark joined the Purpose Bureau team in 2023 and runs our strategic partnership engagements. He previously held senior leadership roles including Group Director of Sales and Marketing at illion and Vice President of Australia at Vodafone Global Eneterprises.

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Rodolfo (Rudy) Keller

Sales

Rudy has a keen interest in business sustainability management and knowledge of the social, economic, and environmental sustainability challenges that come about in the private and public sectors.

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Mickael Lopes

Data

Mickael is a seasoned Data Scientist/Engineer with a strong foundation in big data, machine learning, and cloud technologies. With over 5 years of experience, he has honed his skills in statistical modelling, data visualisation, and the deployment of predictive models, making significant contributions to business intelligence and decision-making processes.

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Huy Nguyen

Data

Huy is an experienced Data Engineer in the financial service industry. He has a keen eyes for data and ML products that deliver business impacts.

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Erandi Perera

Sustainability

Erandi is a sustainability professional with extensive ESG data management experience.

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