Chair, Australian Centre for Climate and Environmental Law, University of Sydney

Jeff is the Executive Director of EDO NSW, part of a national network of nine independently constituted and managed community environmental law centres located in each state and territory of Australia. He is responsible for organisational leadership, governance and business management, and external relations at EDO NSW. He has been at EDO NSW since 2002.

He is a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of NSW with a Masters of Law from Sydney University (majoring in Environmental Law and Policy). Jeff has written extensively in the fields of environmental law, criminal law and litigation.

He currently teaches Heritage Law, Environmental Impact Assessment Law and Environmental Law and Policy at the University of Sydney.

Before joining EDO NSW, he was involved in drug law reform and criminal justice work at the Attorney General’s Department, worked in strategic policy for the Environment Protection Authority and taught law at university.

Jeff is the Chair of the Australian Centre for Climate and Environmental Law, and is also a member of the Steering Committee for the Climate Institute and the Special Purpose Assessment Committee for the Contaminated Land Management Program administered by the Environmental Trust.

Experience

  • –present
    Chair, Australian Centre for Climate and Environmental Law, University of Sydney
  • –present
    Lecturer, Heritage Law, Environmental Impact Assessment Law and Environmental Law and Policy, University of Sydney