Our Story

Our vision? It’s simple. We want every Australian business to produce a sustainability report. Sustainable businesses are more attractive to investors and lenders, attract better talent and create competitive advantage.

Founded in 2018, Futureproof was established to help businesses move from ambition to action on sustainability, while meeting the changing expectations of their stakeholders.

Combining our experience as analysts, communicators and reporters, with an enormous passion for sustainability, we help businesses navigate the complex and fast-moving sustainability and ESG landscape.

Ben Swan
Managing Director

Ben founded Futureproof in 2018 to drive positive social and environmental change by growing sustainable businesses. Ben is an experienced sustainability and ESG consultant, advising micro-caps to ASX100 across industries from resources to education.

Ben has a Bachelor of Arts (Journalism) from Curtin University and a Postgraduate Certificate in Sustainable Business from the University of Cambridge. Ben is also a GRI-trained professional.

Ben Swan is the managing director of Futureproof, a sustainability and ESG consultancy in Perth. He is pictured wearing a white shirt and a jacket.

Barbara Onate
Client Services Manager

Barbara has 15 years experience in corporate responsibility, stakeholder engagement and sustainability strategy, development and reporting, working across private and public sectors in Australia and overseas.

With a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and a Master of Development Practice from the University of Queensland, Barbara is passionate about helping businesses to grow their sustainable development. She is also a GRI-trained professional.

Barbara Onate is a client services manager at Futureproof, a sustainability and ESG consultancy based in Perth. She is pictured wearing a floral dress and a pale pink jacket.

Robin Cheung
Senior Sustainability Consultant

Robin is a sustainability and environmental professional with over a decade of consulting experience. He is experienced in sustainability and ESG consultancy including report writing, strategy development, climate risk management, strategic response to investors, stakeholder engagement and materiality assessment.

Robin has a Bachelor degree in Environmental Science at the University of Queensland, and a Master degree in Environmental Engineering and Management. Robin is also a GRI trained professional.

Robin Cheung is a senior consultant at Futureproof, a sustainability and ESG consultancy in Perth. He is pictured wearing a pale blue shirt.

Angela Snowball
Senior Sustainability Consultant

Ange is a sustainability and social impact professional with ESG consulting and communications experience across a range of industries including resources, health and education. Ange specialises in sustainability reporting strategies and communication, stakeholder engagement, climate risk management, sustainability governance, materiality assessment and social impact. 

Angela has a Bachelor of Arts (Marketing &Journalism) from Curtin University.

Angela is a senior consultant at Futureproof, a sustainability and ESG consultancy. She is pictured wearing a blue and white striped shirt.

Stipe Vuksan Cusa
Sustainability Analyst

Stipe is a university graduate with over two years’ experience in sustainability consulting. He has supported in the delivery of multiple  sustainability reports, strategic development, materiality assessments, ESG ratings agency engagement and sustainability framework alignment. 

Stipe has a Bachelor of Business (Marketing & Economics) from Murdoch University and a Postgraduate Certificate in Environmental Assessment & Management from Edith Cowan University.

Stipe is a Sustainability Analyst with Futureproof Consulting, a sustainability and ESG consultant in Perth. He is pictured wearing a pale blue shirt.