Giovanni (Gianni) Sottile is a union official, and has worked on climate and energy policy in Queensland.
As Convener of the Labor Environment Action Network for 5 years, Gianni led campaigns within the ALP which won the creation of Clean Co, a publicly owned renewable energy generator with $2 billion dollars of state money to invest in new projects. As a union official, he has led strategy to organise low-paid workers in growing sectors of the economy, including community pharmacy.
Gianni has experience on the management committee of several organisations, and has been involved in training and adult education for political and workers’ campaigns. He has a Bachelor of Arts with 1st Class Honours in History from the University of Queensland.