2007 Prime Minister’s Environmentalist of the Year Award winner Arron Wood was awarded a Churchill Fellowship taking him to New York and Geneva working with the United Nations. As winner of the United Nations Individual Award for Outstanding Service to the Environment Arron was also the 2001 Young Australian of the Year (National Environment Winner) and is currently the youngest Board Member of the Port Phillip and Westernport CMA. He has a communication and education consultancy business driven by his strong interest in getting the community involved in the environment. Arron initiated and now runs the highly successful International River Health Conference for students from around the world. Arron received The Centenary Medal for outstanding contribution to conservation and the environment, awarded by the Governor-General in 2003 and the prestigious Melbourne Award for Contribution to the Environment. Arron was selected to complete the Al Gore Climate Change Leadership Program and he is a Clean Up the World Ambassador and Clean Up Australia Board Member. His first book Inspiring the Next Young Environmental Leader has already sold 5,000 copies.