PhD candidate, University of Newcastle

Chad is an Australia wildlife ecologist that has worked with many terrestrial vertebrates under contracts from government and private institutes. He is involved with many conservation projects, from monitoring arboreal mammals in forests to conserving rare raptors in Sydney. He is also undertaking PhD Candidature at the University of Newcastle with a thesis title of “The Restoration Ecology of the Green and Golden Bell Frog” where he is learning the recipe to make the best wetlands, to recreate habitat and reverse declines of threatened pond breeding frogs. In addition, Chad has experience in guiding international wildlife documentary film sets, conducting remediation projects, and delivering motivational and educational presentations for councils, groups and interstate music festivals. He aims to use his experience, knowledge and passionate to inspire a new generation of environmental consciousness.


  • 2016–present
    PhD candidate, University of Newcastle


  • 2014 
    University of Technology, Sydney, Bachelor of Science (Honours) Environmental Science