Speaker Profile

Ashleigh Morris


As the CEO of Coreo, a catalytic circular economy consultancy, Ashleigh is unwavering in her commitment to be of service to the creation of an economy that respects and values people and nature.

With recognition of her strategic foresight and experience in the private and public sectors, Ashleigh is recognised as a global Top 100 Corporate Social Responsibility Influential Leader; an Australian ASEAN Emerging Leader; and was an invitee to the 73rd United Nations General Assembly. Locally she was appointed to the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games Legacy Committee, Brisbane’s 2020 Young Business Person of the Year and recently recognised as one of Queensland’s Outstanding Young Leaders in the inaugural 40 Under 40 Awards.

As an accomplished global thought leader and speaker, most notably speaking at TEDx Sydney Australia’s Flagship event 2021. Ashleigh was invited to represent Australia as a panellist and speaker at the World Circular Economy Forum in 2019 and 2021, and again in 2023 alongside the former European Commissioner for the Environment.

Ashleigh holds a Bachelor of Environmental Health Science and First Class Honours in Environmental Management. She has received a Prime Minister’s Scholarship and the highest honour a university can bestow, the University Medal.

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