Researcher, UNSW

Cameron's research focuses on national implementation of the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals in Australia and abroad, including the application of integrated assessment modelling, systems analysis, and data analytics. Cameron's research is multi-disciplinary, exploring the linkages between economic growth, human well-being, and environmental protection. His research contributes to the work of several UN agencies, governments, research institutes and NGOs.


  • –present
    Researcher, UNSW
  • 2017–present
    Director, Smata Labs
  • 2016–2017
    Director (A/g), Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • 2015–2016
    Programme Officer, United Nations Environment Programme
  • 2011–2015
    Associate Expert, United Nations Division for Sustainable Development
  • 2008–2011
    Director (A/g) & Assistant Director, Australian Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population & Communities
  • 2007–2008
    Principal Project Officer, NSW Department of Environment & Climate Change
  • 2005–2007
    Consultant, WWF International
  • 2002–2005
    Policy Officer, NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
  • 2001–2002
    Research Officer, Australian Department of Industry, Science & Resources


  • 2016 
    UNSW, MPhil
  • 2008 
    UNSW, Master of Environmental Management
  • 2001 
    Griffith University, Bachelor of Environmental Science
  • 1997 
    QUT, Bachelor of Business