Meet The Team: Jyoti Durrant - Our Sustainability Co-ordinator

Dream job: 
Dream environmental project: 
Planting a community native food forest
Favorite word: 
Favorite noise: 
Birdsong in the morning 
Year hired: 
First milestone achieved on the sustainability roadmap at Arnhem: 
Compostable packaging 
Biggest social or environmental impact achieved at Arnhem:
Redeveloping our standard base fabrics in sustainable fibres has had the biggest environmental impact.
Favorite story: 
Mabinogion (Welsh mythology)
Most memorable interview: 
Wardrobe crisis interview with Jason Hickel author of Less is more, how degrowth will save the world
Star sign: 

Why I am a sustainability co-ordinator: 

I have worked in the fashion industry for twenty years and wanted to utilize my experience to bring about positive change in line with my personal values.

Hidden talent: 

I sing and produce music 


Snowdonia (North Wales)

Number of children: 

No children


Painting, ceramics, permaculture 

Favorite food: 


Favorite musician: 


Number of siblings: 

3 brothers 1 sister

Number of pets: 

Alas, none 


Personal hero:

Bill Mollison 

Favorite author: 

Dave Asprey

Favorite vacation spot: 

I’m blessed to be surrounded by natural beauty 

What one word best describes working at Arnhem: 


Least favourite word: 


Least favourite noise: 

Children crying 

Favorite music?

I have a very eclectic taste in music from trip hop, electronic to modern classical 

What do you love about living in Australia? 

I love Australia’s rich and diverse wilderness 

What’s the biggest risk you’ve taken?

Leaving the motherland and moving to Australia 

Who would play you in a movie? 

Kate Winslet