Kevin Hartley is the Founder, Project Director and CEO of Earth Funerals. He has more than 20 years of experience in the funeral and cemetery industries, giving him a broad and deep understanding of the sector.
Working with the late Hon. Bob Such (Independent MP for Fisher) and a community group (Natural Earth Burial Society), he contributed to the lobby for legislative changes to establish natural burial grounds. Later, in 2016, he played a key role in establishing the first private natural burial ground at the Aldinga Arts-EcoVillage in South Australia.
Kevin has won awards for his innovative bio-coffin designs and is considered an authority on natural burials.