Adjunct Senior Lecturer, University of Western Australia

A long career as a professional botanist with an interest in systematics, evolution, identification tools, and explaining the practices, principles and implications of taxonomy to community groups. Now the head of the Western Australian Herbarium in Perth with an adjunct teaching and research position at UWA. Voted by UWA Student Guild Student Choice Award 2015 as one of most inspiring lecturers.


  • –present
    Director, Western Australian Herbarium and Adjunct Senior Lecturer, UWA, specialising in systematic botany, University of Western Australia


  • 1993 
    University of Melbourne, PhD