New SEA Accredited Professional Cohorts – Greece, Portugal, Italy

The Sustainable Event Alliance is proud to announce the newest cohorts to the SEA Accredited Professional program are from Greece, Italy and Portugal – proving that sustainable event management is being embraced across the globe.
SEA Accredited Professionals are recognised for their up-to-date knowledge and experience within the field of sustainability in event management and their competency to advise, assess or train others.

Anastasia Zotou specialises in sustainable sports events providing organising committees with the appropriate knowledge on how to reduce negative impacts as well as raising environmental awareness to all stakeholders and participants.
Luca Guzzabocca has more than 15 years of experience in sustainable procurement and supply management. Since 2013 he has developed a sustainable event framework for the International Federation of Motorcycling (F.I.M) specifically for motorcycling. He is advisor for the Italian Mugello and Misano circuits for MotoGP events.
Dora Palma is an in-house sustainability manger at Rock in Rio – a music festival which occurs in Portugal (Lisbon), USA (Las Vegas), Brazil (Rio de Janeiro), and Spain (Madrid), and is responsible for the ISO 20121 implementation, develop mobility projects, solid waste management plan, carbon footprint calculation and offset projects, and the sustainability action plan.
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About the SEA Accredited Professional Programme:
Prerequisites to become an SEA Accredited Professional are:

  • a minimum of 24 months demonstrated sustainability-in-event-management practice which includes planning and delivery, including onsite operations.
  • held an operational role with responsibilities and decision-making authority on event planning and delivery.
  • gained required experience through professional experience or a combination of professional experience and education.

Candidates undertake a 75-question online competency assessment, which is anonymously peer-reviewed by fellow SEA Accredited Professionals. Once assessed and approved, candidates are asked to contribute new knowledge to the sector and SEA members.